Festival Blog

GAC Presents: Kafka and Son

One-act play | Adapted by Mark Cassidy and Alon Nashman | Performed by Alon Nashman | Directed by Mark Cassidy Order tickets online here. “Kafka and Son is pure, unadulterated, surreal goodness.” VueWeekly, Canada ★★★★★ Thursday, February 19 | Reception 7pm, Show 7:30pm, Q&A 8:30 | Ages 14+ | Tickets $20 online, at North Road Sports or at the door | Cash bar | The Haven Phoenix Auditorium | 240 Davis Road | […]

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Thank you, everyone!

There is nothing like a weekend when a whole community comes together to celebrate each other, celebrate visitors, and celebrate the arts. And after eight months of preparation, it is more than just the organizers, theatre practitioners and performers that make a weekend like this happen: it is also the volunteers, sponsors, and donors. So […]

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Raffle!

This year’s raffle will consist of more than $700 worth of local goods! Raffle tickets will be for sale at the Speakeasy launch party, and in the festival hub all weekend. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. There will be three draws, the first worth a minimum of $100, the second worth a minimum of […]

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We cordially invite you to GTF’s Opening Ceremonies

The Antony Holland Opening Ceremonies on Friday, August 15th at 1pm is a not-to-be-missed Gabriola event. Starting off with the Ken Capon Memorial Marching Band, this event will lead into words from Sheila Malcolmson, Jean Crowder, Howard Houle, Doug Routley, which will be followed by a brilliant Antony-Through-The-Ages performance from writer and performer James Hawkins, […]

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Road Closure

Lockinvar Lane, between the two entrances to Folklife Village will be closed Friday, August 15 at 2pm to Sunday August 17th at 10pm for Gabriola Theatre Festival’s Street Art! Street Fair! This road closure has been approved by the Ministry of Transportation.   Psst! Speakeasy Password: Phonus Balonus Shhh…    

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Q&A Series: Colette Nichol, creator of Swimming with Piranhas

A fascinating Q&A with Colette Nichol from Swimming with Piranhas Gabriola Theatre Festival: This is your first visit to the Gabriola Theatre Festival. What are you looking forward to most about coming to Gabriola? Colette Nichol: That’s a tricky question!  I’m looking forward to many things.  First and foremost, I’m excited about sharing Swimming with Piranhas with […]

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How to dress ’20s and where to find it all!

How to! The 1920s, following the first world war, brought on big changes in fashion! Gone were the days of the corsets and bustles and big were the days of colour! The roaring twenties was the time of the flapper! Of the wool and tweed suits! Of the vests, bow ties, newsboy caps and two-tone wingtip oxford shoes. […]

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