The Spotlight Series is the Port Theatre Society’s nationally-acclaimed presentation series that includes some of the most exciting touring artists available, every one of them showcasing artistic excellence and innovation. At the heart of the Spotlight Series is a passion to create access to diverse and authentic experiences for our audiences. Choose from a variety of exciting events. There’s truly something for everyone!

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UPCOMING SPOTLIGHT SHOWS

THE PORT THEATRE PRESENTS
WINTER HARP

Saturday, December 11, 2021   

Show starts at 3:30pm

Winter Harp is one of the most hauntingly-beautiful Christmas concerts you will ever attend. Harps combine with flutes, violin, rare medieval instruments, percussion, poetry and song to wrap you snugly in the Christmas spirit. The concert is also a feast for the eyes with the musicians dressed in gorgeous medieval attire, and the stage set with breathtakingly beautiful backdrops of cathedrals and snow.

The Spotlight Series is the Port Theatre Society’s nationally-acclaimed presentation series that includes some of the most exciting touring artists available, every one of them showcasing artistic excellence and innovation. At the heart of the Spotlight Series is a passion to create access to diverse and authentic experiences for our audiences. Choose from a variety of exciting events. There’s truly something for everyone!

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THE PORT THEATRE PRESENTS
INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT

Sunday, January 30, 2022   

Show starts at 7:30pm

After taking a hiatus in 2021 (much like the rest of the world), IGN is back with a brand new lineup, featuring acoustic rock sensation Luca Stricagnoli (Italy), progressive classical guitarist, Thu Le (Vietnam), Slack Key master Jim Kimo West (Hawaii) and Latin Swing pioneer Lulo Reinhardt (Germany).

THE PORT THEATRE PRESENTS
CANADA'S BALLET JORGËN – Romeo & Juliet

Wednesday, February 9, 2022   

Show starts at 7:30pm

Shakespeare’s tale of love, anguish and revenge is masterfully transformed into Bengt Jörgen’s magical world of ballet. While remaining true to the original story, Jörgen focuses on creating a clear and emotionally driven journey into this timeless classic.

THE PORT THEATRE PRESENTS
Xwi'xwi'em - "telling a story"

Saturday, February 19, 2022   

Show starts at 7:30pm

Ay Lelum presents a storytelling experience by carving out history through Fashion. In honouring ancient traditions and reflecting our current times, Aunalee and Sophia Good share these teachings on a global scale. From the transfer of information with their father as a young boy in the 1950s, to recently showcasing at New York Fashion Week in 2021, these Sisters are modern storytellers sharing through garment design, artwork and remixes of their music.

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iskwē

Wednesday, March 9, 2022   

Show starts at 7:30pm

Juno-award winning artist – a creator and communicator of music and of movement, of pictures, poetry and prose. Hello. My name is iskwē. I come from the Cree, I come from the Métis, and I come from Treaty One territory. But before all of this, I come from the stars (acākosīk).

THE PORT THEATRE PRESENTS
HIGH BAR GANG

Monday, April 11, 2022   

Show starts at 7:30pm

This band brings their unique take on old-time bluegrass. The blend of Shari Ulrich, Wendy Bird and Kirby Barber along with guitarist Barney Bentall and banjo player Dave Barber is simply stunning. Supported by Rob Becker on bass, and Colin Nairne on guitar and mandolin, the band’s repertoire stays firmly rooted in the golden age of bluegrass music with songs by the likes of Bill Monroe, The Stanley Brothers and Del McCoury.

THE PORT THEATRE PRESENTS
DAKH DAUGHTERS

Monday, May 9, 2022   

Show starts at 7:30pm

Underground Ethno Punk Cabaret! Armed with musical instruments in hand, these seven actresses create a life-affirming performance about love, freedom, and beauty which – at the end of the day – will save the world. Immerse yourself in an experimentally-creative space where the walls of boring routine are broken!

PAST SPOTLIGHT SHOWS

THE PORT THEATRE PRESENTS
FOREV CIRCUS

Friday, December 3, 2021

Show starts at 7:30pm

Everything in this show is based on a love story… how Cirque du Soleil performers met and became husband and wife. They even share real footage from their time touring North America with Cirque du Soleil before they got married.

THE PORT THEATRE PRESENTS
RIDGE

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Show starts at 7:30pm

Through direct storytelling, verbatim theatre, and live music, Brendan McLeod and The Fugitives examine misconceptions and varying perspectives around the battle, while drawing parallels to other formative events in our nation’s past.

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MICHAEL KAESHAMMER

Friday, October 15, 2021

Show starts at 7:30pm

Acclaimed Canadian pianist and singer has developed a style that weaves threads of classical, jazz, blues, boogie-woogie, stride, and even pop into a signature and sought-after sonic tapestry.

THE PORT THEATRE PRESENTS
BALLET JORGËN – Creations in Isolation

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Show starts at 7:30pm

This program will showcase excerpts from major classical ballets such as Romeo & Juliet and the Nutcracker along with contemporary creations by Ontario choreographers. Excerpts from the company’s smash hit Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet® will also be on the program.

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FLOTSAM & JETSAM

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Show starts at 7:30pm

A rollicking musical revue set against a multi-media backdrop of iconic images celebrating the people and places of BC’s West Coast.