Each season, Ruby Slippers Theatres’ Femmes Fatales series showcases a visionary heroine from the world stage, a woman who creates and performs her own work.
Firehall Arts Centre and Ruby Slippers Theatre presented Living Shadows: A Story of Mary Pickford, written and performed by Tracey Power, and directed by Brian Dooley October 24 – Nov 3, 2007 at the Firehall Arts Centre.
There’s something winning about this sepia portrait of a woman who gave up everything for a 2-D image of herself. – Edmonton Journal/Liz Nichols
You won’t want to miss a moment of Power’s performance. She plays Mary with a wide-eyed innocence and enthusiasm that is simultaneously evocative of silent film acting and entirely natural – and completely engrossing. – CBC Winnipeg/Joff Schmidt
Ruby Slippers Theatre presented the English language World Premiere of The View From Above, a co-production with Theatre la Seizieme. It was written by James Long and directed by Diane Brown, with dramaturgy by Marcus Youssef, and featured Tom McBeath, Karin Konoval, Donna Soares and more
Vancouver 2011. Global Warming, class warfare, the return of the prodigal son… Just another day in paradise.
At Performance Works from April 12 – 27, 2008, and at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts from April 30 – May 3, 2008
View our Past Seasons of Ruby Slippers Theatre, a Vancouver-based Theatre Company
RST acknowledges that we are uninvited guests on the stolen lands of the Coast Salish People, the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations. We are committed to working in solidarity with people who identify as Black, Indigenous, or person of colour as accomplices in not only shifting the colonial default, but dismantling the white supremacist patriarchy.