FROM VICTORIA, B.C TO WEST POINT GREY…

1998

‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore (directed by Tariq Leslie & Elvy Del Bianco), opens in rep with David Mamet’s Speed The Plow (directed by Heldor Schaefer) at The Robin and Winifred Wood Recital Hall in Victoria, B.C.

2001

The Importance of Being Oscar by Micheál Mac Liammóir, starring Tariq Leslie, and directed by Elvy Del Bianco opens at The Cavern Theatre in Vancouver, BC. - marking the first performance by Ensemble Theatre in their new home Vancouver, B.C..

2002

Oedipus Rex, starring Elvy Del Bianco as Oedipus and directed by Tariq Leslie, performed at The Scotiabank Dance Centre

2003

John Osborne’s Look Back In Anger, directed by Henry Woolf performed at In-Studios

2004

The Front Page (by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur), directed by Tariq Leslie at Pacific Theatre in Vancouver, B.C.

2005

Portia, My Love by Andrew Templeton, in repertory with John Ford’s ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore directed by Tariq Leslie - marking ETC’s first return to repertory in seven years, and ETC’s first repertory in Vancouver, B.C.

2006 

A Poke In The Eye…with a sharp stick variety fundraiser for Amnesty International Vancouver at Performance Works on Granville Island in Vancouver, B.C. Owing to management increasingly being burdened by other commitments, the decision was made to put producing on-hold, leading to a six-year gap Ensemble’s production cycle.

2012

Ben Jonson’s The Alchemist - directed by Tariq Leslie - at The Jericho Arts Centre

The Alchemist marked ETC’s return, after a hiatus of nearly 6 years, with a new management team that included returning Artistic Director, Tariq Leslie, a new General Manager in Graham Bullen, and Financial Manager, James Gill.

2013

Ensemble Theatre’s return to repertory, and the beginning of our Annual Repertory Festival at The Jericho Arts Centre.

  • The Diaries of Adam & Eve by Mark Twain, directed by Toph Marshall

  • The Farnsworth Invention by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Matthew Bissett

  • Women Beware Women by Thomas Middleton, directed by Tariq Leslie

2014

Ensemble’s 2nd Annual Repertory Festival at The Jericho Arts Centre

  • The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster, directed by Tariq Leslie

  • The Normal Heart by Larry Kramer, directed by Tariq Leslie

  • The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh, directed by Matthew Bissett

2015

Ensemble’s 3rd Annual Repertory Festival at The Jericho Arts Centre.

  • The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman, directed by Alison James

  • Frost/Nixon by Peter Morgan, directed by Ian Farthing

  • ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore by John Ford, directed by Brian Parkinson

2016

Ensemble’s 4th Annual Repertory Festival at The Jericho Arts Centre.

  • Betrayal by Harold Pinter, directed by Matthew Bissett

  • The Romans in Britain by Howard Brenton, directed by Richard Wolf

  • The Country Wife by William Wycherley, directed by Tariq Leslie

NOMINATION: 2016 Jessie Award Nomination for Heipo Leung’s design on Betrayal

2017

Ensemble’s 5th Annual Repertory Festival at The Jericho Arts Centre.

  • A Prayer for Owen Meany by Simon Bent from the novel by John Irving, directed by Ian Farthing

  • Master Class by David Pownell, directed by Evan Frayne

  • In The Next Room…or the Vibrator Play by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Keltie Forsyth

2018

Ensemble’s 6th Annual Repertory Festival at The Jericho Arts Centre.

  • A Few Good Men by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Alan Brodie and Tariq Leslie

  • Dark Road by Ian Rankin David, directed by Chris Lam

  • The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh, directed by Kathy Duborg