Producers of the annual UNO Fest (May-June), Victoria Fringe (August-September), queer theatre festival OUTstages (February), and a presenting series; Intrepid Theatre has been the primary presenter of national and international alternative and interdisciplinary theatre in Victoria, BC for over thirty years, and the city's home-base for touring and emerging contemporary theatre artists.
Intrepid Theatre has produced over 70 theatre festivals in Victoria, since 1987, and has additionally presented dozens of touring productions from around the world. In its series, it has presented work and companies including Neworld Theatre, 2b theatre, L’Orchestre D’Hommes Orchestres, Mike Daisey, The Old Trout Puppet Workshop, Seinendan Co and Bunkaza Co (Japan), Tim Crouch (UK), Circa (Australia), Volcano, The Tiger Lillies, Hoipolloi (UK), MT Space, and La Compagnie Chaliwaté (Belgium).
Intrepid Theatre operates two downtown theatre venues, the Metro Studio (172 seats) and the Intrepid Theatre Club (50 seats). The venues are home to Intrepid’s festivals, presenting activities, development programs launching new local work and emerging artists through the YOU Show program. The venues are also available for local and touring arts and community groups to rent.
Listing last confirmed: Apr. 14, 2020
The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a broad geographic region stretching from the Malahat to North Oyster and from the Cowichan Lake to Thetis Island.
The region's artists are represented by 5 sub-regional arts councils with support from the CVRD Arts and Culture Division