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Back in May we posted a story about a bear sighting in downtown Vancouver. Well, that lovely bear made its way to Vanier Park and has become an audience favourite as Ned Lowenscroft’s pet in Elizabeth Rex.

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We’re delighted to have Dr. Nicholas Harrison return to Bard on the Beach for his 16th season as our Fight Director. As a young boy, Nic saw a little movie called Star Wars, an event that would change the rest of his life. Here’s his story on how he became a Fight Director and the opportunities and challenges of this season’s plays.

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The great thing about a Shakespearean production is that in many of them you can expect to see a truly great sword fight – especially in a tragedy. We love a good fight at Bard on the Beach – we try our best to keep it onstage.  Here’s a video of fight director Nicholas Harrison, explaining to the Vancouver Sun the joys and difficulties involved in staging a fight sequence for the theatre.

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Nicholas Harrison, Bard on the Beach’s Firght Director made a great teaser trailer for Bard’s 2012 production of Macbeth. He made this with his iPhone! Check it out below.

Here’s the official trailer shot in HD by the terrific guys at Bombshelter Productions.
Edited by Sean Sullivan, camera work by Mike Mckinlay

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