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Kamloops performing arts festival returns with 12 new shows

KAMLOOPS - Joel Feenstra supports Maddison Hartloff (left) and Melissa Purcha (right) rehearsing a live stunt on Friday, May 4, 2018.
April 28, 2019 - 6:00 AM

KAMLOOPS — It's the second year the Hydra Performing Arts Festival is showing in Kamloops.

Twelve new works by Kamloops artists will be premiering at the festival, running from May 23 to May 26, and May 30 to June 1, a Chimera Theatre media release says. Shows will go on at the Actors Workshop Theatre at Thompson Rivers University, ranging in length from 30 to 75 minutes.

The Hydra Performing Arts Festival is a festival for theatre, dance, and music in Kamloops.

"With comedies, dramas, burlesque, puppetry, and shows ranging from all ages to adults only, there's sure to be something for everyone at the Hydra Festival," the release says.

Each of the following shows will be performed three times during the festival:

  1. Arron Butowski Bodybreak presented by Arron Butowski
  2. Backstage Bargain presented by Gilda Lily and the Chorus Girls
  3. Brothers presented by Paul Rancourt
  4. Conflicted presented by HoneyBear Productions
  5. Devon More: Hits Like a Girl presented by Devon More Music
  6. Grow On, Grow Forth presented by Kayly Erno and Jyelle Vogel
  7. Informercial presented by Tits 'n' Anarchy Production
  8. Other Deaths of the Universe presented by Andrew G. Cooper
  9. PULSE presented by Dela Coutts
  10. A Slip In Time presented by The Freudian Slips
  11. The Transoulition Institution presented by Failure Party/NAV
  12. Tonight's The Night with Zorblax, Destroyer of Worlds presented by Dan Ondang & Ashley Hiibner

Go here to see the full festival guide.

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