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Saturday, April 22, 2023 | 7:30pm
The Vancouver Playhouse
600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver BC V6B 2P1

After eons of silence, the way to the Other World has opened! Take the leap and venture into dangerous realms of magic and mischief, faeries and spirits. And giant robots, of course.

Step into a dark, fantastical world where your thoughts and feelings become reality, where your inner self and outer life struggle for dominance. In such a place, will you become a product of your obstacles? Will you hide away in your wildest fantasies? Or will you evolve, and rise to the challenge of a new world before you?

Join the eatART Foundation for RISE, a theatrical extravaganza unlike anything we have ever done before! eatART has spent the past 15 years supporting the creation of large-scale mechanical artworks and producing art exhibitions in Vancouver, with a focus on sustainable energy. This debut event, at the historic Vancouver Playhouse Theatre, combines mechanical artwork with dance, music, and circus to bring you an experience to transform your reality.

This show is a fundraiser. Proceeds go towards the performers and supporting the eatART Foundation (www.eatart.org). The show contains adult themes and language; parental guidance is advised.

Doors @ 6:30pm. Start time at 7:30pm.
Dates: Fri 21st and Sat 22nd April
Location: The Vancouver Playhouse - 600 Hamilton St.
Super Early Bird - $16.50 (+fees)
Early Bird - $31.50 (+fees)
General Admission - $54.50 (+fees)
Premium seats - $68.50 (+fees)
Supporter of the Arts + Front Row - $91.50 (+fees)
No door tickets - get them online before they're gone!
There are no ins and outs during the show.
***The venue requires that everyone, including children of any age, require a ticket.***


Opening Clown Act by Priscilla Costa - https://www.facebook.com/priscillacostaperformer
Ember Arts Society - http://www.fireplay.ca/
Aerial Silks by Julie Patrick - https://www.instagram.com/juliemoontail/
Poems by Marie Metaphor - https://www.mariemetaphor.com/
Vocals by Emily Cheung - www.emilymcheung.com
+ Surprise Performing Act

Story by Xander Williams
Event poster by Jaclyn Yuan - http://www.endearinglycreepy.com/
This show was made possible with the support of the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Civic Theatres.
A limited number of tickets are available in exchange for volunteering. Email if you’re interested in getting involved. 

We recognize cost can be a barrier to participating in your community. If the cost presents as a barrier for you, please don’t hesitate to email us at about low-income ticket options. 


This event is being held on the stolen, ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh) Nations. As settlers living, creating, and organizing events on these lands, we believe it’s important to acknowledge that indigenous people have been the caretakers of this land since time immemorial. We benefit from their past and present protection of these lands. We also have an obligation to continuously work to repair harms perpetrated upon Indigenous communities, presently and historically. Settler colonialism has brought and continues to bring untold violence to these lands and people. With reconciliation in mind, we will donate a portion of proceeds from this event to RAVEN Trust. https://raventrust.com/donate/

This event is wheelchair accessible. 
Light sensitivity note - some scenes in the show have flashing lights. 

For more information about accessibility, check out the venues website: https://vancouvercivictheatres.com/venues/vancouver-playhouse/
Support the eatART with a donation here - canadahelps.org/en/charities/eatart-foundation
The eatART Crew

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