Performing Swayed with Elza

Here were are performing at the Rickshaw with Elza. This is her song Swayed. Lots more shows with Elza coming up.

Audition Notice: SHINE The Musical

AUDITION NOTICE: Seeking fierce and fabulous characters. We are looking for ACTORS who sing and dance, BURLESQUE PERFORMERS who sing, and MUSICAL THEATRE TYPES with killer comic timing and zero shame.Burlesque style semi-nudity is required of all performers.

SHINE The musical image

Production Venue: The WISE Hall, 1882 Adanac St, Vancouver
Show Dates: July 6 - 17, 2016
Rehearsals start: May 6,2016 (144 hours of rehearsal, part time)
Audition Dates: Sunday, March 20 11-5 at The WISE Hall, 1882 Adanac.
Callbacks Thursday, March 24 6pm - 9pm, location TBA
Deadline to Submit: Wednesday, March 16
Email Applications to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Winner of a Vancouver Ovation Award for Best Original Musical, SHINE is a rock musical about an infamous burlesque theatre and the family of misfits trying to save it from demolition… or worse, respectability. SHINE will be directed by Simon Webb, with choreography by Diva Fandango and April O’Peel, and musical direction by Blue Morris.

RICHARD SUIT: Tenor, 30-40
LULU VON DOOZY: Alto, 20-40 Bodacious (size 16 - 22)
MISS HOLLY GOFUCKYOURSELF: Baritone, 50-60, Drag character
GRACE ANDERSON: Soprano, 20-25
FRANKIE AVID: Tenor, 20 - 25
VIOLET APPLEBOTTOM: Any age, soprano
FERAL/CHAD: Male, 20-40, non-singing role. Strong dance and physical comedy required
KATRINA LEVY: Alto, 20-40. Must be able to FAN DANCE.

All actors please prepare one song to sing a capella or with a CD or MP3. Dance and scene audition materials will be provided by email.

Full character descriptions and song samples available at:

We welcome submissions from adults of all ages, ethnicities, and genders.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a resume, headshot, and cover letter by email. Please mention any special skills such as acrobatics, roller skating, hula hoops, proficiency on musical instruments etc. Links to video are welcome.

Shine Funding goal reached!

Shine reached funding goal

We did it! We reached over our minimum funding goal of $15,000 for SHINE: The Musical. This means we'll be bringing Shine to Vancouver in July 2016.

Thanks to everyone who contributed and spread the word. I can't wait to get working with the musicians and actors on this great show.

Five days left to help make SHINE

We are SO CLOSE! We need to raise just $865 more to make our target but we have just five days left, and that's still a chunk of change. and we have in 5 days! Can you help us make this awesome musical production?

Yesterday there were many awesome people making $20-$55 contributions and that added up to a lot! We're so grateful for all contributors. Anything helps and remember you get tickets to the show for those donations (or some really great perks for larger donations!)

Shine Musical logo

CLICK HERE to support SHINE: A Burlesque Musical

The tassel-twirling original musical which Time Out New York called "Rent for our generation." Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!

Dan Savage features SHINE The Musical

Dan Savage

Today Dan Savage featured SHINE The Musical on his Savage Lovecast podcast! It's about as NSFW as you can get on an audio-only platform. Here's the link:

We are now at $11,691 of our $15K goal! Just $3309 left to go! Thanks again for your generosity. We have 12 days left to make our goal. If you're in a position to help us make the HBO of musical theatre, we need all the help we can get! More info is on our IndieGoGo campaign page.