by Jordan Hall

Rate of Loss is a full-length play, exploring
our biosphere and the dwindling diversity of
life within it– the different ways we think
about life outside ourselves


rEvolver 2017     the changing stage

Thank you to the artists and audiences who made rEvolver 2016 one of  the most succesful yet! 

Applications are open for the 2017 Festival, which will run May 22 - June 4, 2017 at The Cultch. Find all the information on how to apply on our Submissions page!



Adapted for the stage By Jason Patrick Rothery

WORLD PREMIERE Directed by Kendra Fanconi
Presented in Partnership with PuSh
Jan 27 - Feb 5, 2017

The City and The City is a highly participatory theatrical
experience; using emergent audio technology, the
audience receives clues to bring the story to life in real time.

Upintheair Theatre fosters possible futures: supporting the next generation of theatre makers, and exploring new ideas through a unique focus on speculative fiction and formal innovation.

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News, news...

Check out what Joyce Rosario dug up when she grilled our 2016 rEvolver Curatorial Panel in this Interview.

Jump to 3:40 to hear the "Favourites of the Festival!"

Jason Rothery's Inside the Seed to be published by Talon Books!

The gmo-food thriller, adapted from Oedipus Rex, will be published in May by the Vancouver based publishing house. Inside the Seed was first produced by Upintheair Theatre as part of The Cultch's 2013-14 season, and was nominated for 5 Jessie Awards, winning three including Outstanding Original Script. Everyone at Upintheair wants to offer Jason big congratulations. For more information, and to order a copy, go to

WATCH: Our trailer for The North Plan is now live!


WATCH: Artistic Producers Daniel Martin and David Mott talk to Sarah Moore about the 2015 rEvolver Festival, with some handy tips for audiences looking to choose shows.

Inside the Seed wins two Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards!

We are delighted to announce that our 2013 production has garnered two wins at the Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards. Director Richard Wolfe collected one for Outstanding Direction (Small Theatre), and playwright Jason Patrick Rothery won for Best New Play. See all the award winners here.

WATCH: Artistic Producers Daniel Martin and David Mott talk to Riel Hahn about programming the 2014 rEvolver Festival:

and more news...

Tickets for The North Plan are now on sale through Theatre Wire!

Join the Upintheair Team! We are looking for an Associate Producer for our 2015 season! This is a BCAC  Early Career Development position for an emerging producer. Check out how to apply at

Five Jessie Nominations for Inside the Seed

Our October 2013 production of Inside the Seed at The Cultch has earned Jessie nominations for Outstanding Production, Direction, Ensemble Performance, Set Design, and Best New Play in the Small Theatre category.