Chilliwack School of Performing Arts presents its seventh annual Spring Festival May 16-20 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Above is a rehearsal photo from their piece Unity 1918. (Submitted photo)

CSOPA brings spring fest to Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Annual theatre festival features seven shows over five days, showcasing the young talent that comes from CSOPA

The Chilliwack School of Performing Arts (CSOPA) will be presenting its seventh annual CSOPA Spring Festival, and this year it will take place at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre.

The event, which runs next week, is an annual spring theatre festival with seven shows over five days, showcasing the young talent that comes from CSOPA.

This year’s schedule includes Alice in Wonderland Jr the Musical, Dear Edwina Jr the Musical, The Secret Garden, Shake with a Zombie, Hello Shakespeare and some comedic scenes.

The senior performance class will be presenting Unity 1918 by Kevin Kerr.

All of the shows, with the exception of Unity 1918, are family-friendly and just under an hour in length. Shows run from May 16-20. Tickets $10 and can be purchased by calling the Chilliwack Cultural Centre at 604-391-SHOW or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

Show schedule:

Tuesday, May 16: 5 p.m. Hello Shakespeare/Acting With; 6:30 p.m. Alice In Wonderland Jr.; 7:45 p.m. Dear Edwina Jr.

Wednesday, May 17: 5 p.m. Alice In Wonderland Jr.; 6:15 p.m. Dear Edwina Jr.; 7:45 p.m. The Secret Garden.

Thursday, May 18: 5 p.m. Shake With A Zombie; 7 p.m. The Secret Garden; 8:30 p.m. Unity 1918*

Friday, May 19: 5 p.m. Hello Shakespeare/Acting With; 7 p.m. Shake With A Zombie; 8:30 p.m. Unity 1918*

Saturday, May 20: 11 a.m. Hello Shakespeare/Acting With; 12:30 p.m. The Secret Garden; 2 p.m. Dear Edwina Jr.; 3:15 p.m. Alice In Wonderland Jr.; 4:30 p.m. Shake With A Zombie; 5:45 p.m. Unity 1918*

*Mature theme, possible language, fog machine, strobe light.

 

Hello Shakespeare is one of the seven shows performed during the CSOPA Spring Festival. (Submitted photo)

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