The Cannery Worker's Life

The life of a cannery worker is re-imagined through the eyes of volunteer community actors led by ARTCi's historical performers.

Tide Water Tales: Where History and Fiction Meet

Over the past few months, ARTCi has been engaging the public in a series of historical workshops where they have had the opportunity to research the many people who made up the fishing and shipbuilding community along the shores of the Fraser River in Steveston, particularly those who worked on and around what was known as Britannia Shipyards. The youngest participant was twelve and the oldest was in their eighties. One volunteer, Joanna Chaplow, was so excited about the project and the opportunity to perform, that she spent some time in the Richmond Archives, looking for a character that would be suitable for her to perform. This was more difficult than it seemed as many of the photos and s

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ARTCi in Schools and Communities, Story Festivals
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