British Columbia artists are winning over New York and London

Betroffenheit is a hit in London.

Betroffenheit, by Jonathon Young and Crystal Pite, is just about as dark—and successful—as they come.

Local artists are standing on top of the world in New York and London.

Charles Isherwood of The New York Times named Ride the Cyclone one of the best shows to open in the Big Apple in 2016. And the Guardian’s Luke Jennings chose Betroffenheit as one of the year’s top ten dance performances.

Ride the Cyclone, which is a musical, started life as an Atomic Vaudeville production in 2011 and played a short run at the Arts Club’s Revue Stage before being reworked and moving on to a Chicago mounting in 2015. The Chicago interpretation, which is directed by Rachel Rockwell, opened off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on December 1st this year.  [Read more…]