Past Seasons

Past Seasons of productions for Ruby Slippers Theatre. RST’s mission is to further the voices of diverse women in theatre including those on the femme spectrum.

1998 / 1999 Season

The Good Person of Setzuan Our 1998/99 season was a resounding success. Ruby Slippers in collaboration with new co-producers Touchstone Theatre and Vancouver Moving Theatre produced their third installment of the Brecht In The Park series this summer. John Lazarus' adaptation of the Good Person of Setzuan premiered in August of 1998. Critics and audiences …

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1997 / 1998 Season

Our 97/98 season saw the premiere of two bold new works! At the 1998 Women In View Festival Life During Wartime took audiences by storm. This ferocious dance/theatre piece focussed on subtle misogyny in polite society and was praised for its unapologetic and biting sense of satire. Later in the spring. Ruby Slippers premiered The …

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1996 – 1997 Season

Serpant Kills We began the 1996/97 season with a production of Blake Brooker and Jim Milans' Serpent Kills a unique Canadian dance/drama. In the spring of that season Ruby Slippers presented the Canadian premiere of a unique play development process created by Joint Stock, one of Britains leading political theatre companies of the 1970's and …

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1995 – 1996 Season

Herotica 2 Garnering much critical and popular acclaim, this production subsequently toured to Toronto's Theatre Passe Muraille, and ran for three sold-out weeks at The Station Street Arts Centre in Vancouver. In 1995 we created a sequel, Herotica2, which toured to One Yellow Rabbits' High Performance Rodeo in Calgary in 1996 after a successful run …

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1989 – 1995 Seasons

Ruby Slippers first production in 1989 was MUD: A Theatre Installation, which set Maria Irene Fornes’ play in a unique gallery setting. This was followed quickly by Blackout: Six Short Pieces By Samuel Beckett, a very popular late-night offering which ran in repertory for two weeks at The Firehall Arts Centre. We then moved on to …

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