CHEK News: Victoria arts school gets students back on stage

CHEK News safely visited the College to report on our COVID safety protocols and upcoming production of Yerma.
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Dramatic meditation on motherhood transports audiences to barren wasteland

VICTORIA, B.C. – Passion, patience and masks. These three words reflect much of what the 2020-21 Company C Studio Ensemble, a group of artists at the Canadian College of Performing Arts, have experienced since COVID-19 safety measures required the College...
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Director of Education & Programming Update

Heather Burns, the Director of Education & Programming, has tendered her resignation and will be departing her position effective January 31, 2021.
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Cultural Safety Update

The College and the Cultural Safety Working Group are working to create a safe place where students and alumni can voice concerns, tell their stories, bring up past hurts, and seek accountability.
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Cultural Safety Working Group

The College is pleased to announce the formation of the Cultural Safety Working Group. The Working Group consists of board members Austin Eckert and Yukari Peerless, and alumni Alana Hibbert, Jaeyoung Park, and Jacelyn Perret.
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2020-21 School Year & Facility Upgrades

The College is moving forward with plans for a mix of in-person and digital delivery in September. We are adjusting traffic flow in our building, reducing class sizes, increasing sanitization, and creating an additional large multi-purpose studio.
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Call for BIPOC alumni to join the Board or the Cultural Safety Working Group

The Board is responding to recent requests for the College to articulate its Cultural Plan more clearly and identify next steps to be taken. We acknowledge that the College has to work harder, and faster, to bring diversity to every...
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Black Lives Matter

The College is committed to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility. We stand in solidarity with our Black and Indigenous communities.
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A Quarantined Newsies

Director of the year-end project, Jessica Hickman, reflects on the process in a blog post on her personal website.
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19-20 Award Recipients

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we offered over 25 awards and scholarships this year to our students.
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Under Milk Wood, 2017 | director Alison Greene | photo credit Peter Pokorny