UpStart 14: Festival of Innovative Theatre
February 6-7 and 13-14, 2014 at 7 pm
February 8 and 15, 2014 at 2 pm & 8 pm
- $8 students/seniors
- $12 general audience
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The Upstart Festival is a bi-annual one act play festival run by uWaterloo Drama students presenting original and innovative works of theatre. This year all 8 shows have been produced, directed and acted by uWaterloo students with seven out of the eight plays being original works. Upstart 14features a wide range of performance styles including comedy, drama, movement-based theatre and commedia dell’arte.
A list of the shows for this evening:
The First by William Innes is a collaboration of music and bodies, exploring the highs and lows of potential love.
Post Its (Notes on a Marriage) an adaptation by Tyler Collins features two lives that intersect with one another by their families, friends, and lifestyle over the last fifty years. The only consistent means of communication between them, however, has been Post-It sticky notes.
The Testimony of Sister Veronica by Laura McVey follows a young nun at the height of the Spanish Inquisition who claims to have received visions of Christ commanding her to dissolve her convent and go out into the wider world to preach.
Come out and enjoy a wide variety of theatre, and support original, student created works at Upstart 14: Festival of Innovative Theatre!
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