Chris Gatchalian’s Tribute to Sarah Kane

By C. E. “Chris” Gatchalian On March 4th I participated in Pi Theatre‘s Sarah Kane Salon, an outreach event held in advance of Pi’s upcoming production of Kane’s seminal play Blasted. The work of Kane – a queer playwright and perhaps the most celebrated exponent of the UK’s In-Yer-Face Theatre movement in the 90s, who … [Read more…]

An Enlightened Centre: On Politics & Aesthetics

frank Artistic Producer Chris Gatchalian was invited to talk about identity and aesthetics at Co. Erasga’s symposium Undivided Colours on November 7, 2014 at the Scotiabank Dance Centre in Vancouver. Here is his complete speech. *** It’s my great pleasure to be here this afternoon. I’d like to acknowledge that we are on unceded Coast … [Read more…]