The City and The City Experimental Workshop 

We are in the throes of developing an interactive performance based on the novel by China Mieville, co-created and produced by Upintheair Theatre and The Only Animal. Participatory experiment - Friday November 21, 2014 7:00pm at the Test Kitchen in PTC.    What part do you play? 


rEvolver 2015     the changing stage

The programming has been announced and tickets and passes are now on sale! We are delighted with the quality, depth, and bredth of this years programming, and can't wait to see you at The Cultch in May.


Inside the Seed - a new play by Jason Rothery, directed by Richard Wolfe. Presented by The Cultch as part of their 2013/14 season.

We are delighted to announce that Inside The Seed was nominated for 5 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (Small Theatre Category) including Outstanding Production, Direction, Ensemble Performance, Set Design, and Best New Play, and went on to win for Direction and Best New Play!!

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Festival programming is out, and tickets and passes are now on sale!

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

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Looking for This Stays in the Room?

Despite what the Georgia Straight might say, its not an Upintheair production (though we might like that) but a Horseshoes and Handgrenades one. If you've come to our website looking for information, try instead!

UITA would like to welcome Stephanie Elgersma to the team as our Associate Producer.  The recepiant of a BACA Early Career Development grant and an emerging independant producer in her own right - we are glad to have such a bright light in our lives and office.  Welcome aboard Steph!

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.