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Season 15
True Stories Told
by the People 
Who Lived Them

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The Flame: Back Home Again at Chutzpah!

$40 Regular

$34 Senior/Student

November 6th

8:00 pm, 90 minutes

Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre

Back by popular demand!

The Flame curates another moving and hilarious evening of storytelling featuring a multicultural lineup and musical guests.

The Flame is a fiery, Vancouver-based grassroots storytelling series where Real People share their personal True Stories in front of a live audience under the direction of Artistic Director and Host Deb Williams. This year’s edition includes storytellers Bukkie Adewuyi, Ying Lin, Spencer Danko, Beverley Elliott Jeff Rotin, Patrick Keating, Samantha Sun and more, with special musical guest LittleFox.

A ChutzPack eligible show

The Flame:
Personal Storytelling Workshop
Back Home Again at Chutzpah!


November 12th

10:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre

Dayson Boardroom

Celebrate your voice and who you are! Learn the tools to turn your lived experience into an engaging tale—or the genesis of a one-person show. Deborah Williams—co-founder of The Flame in Vancouver and Victoria—returns to Chutzpah! to lead another friendly and inspiring workshop for experienced and first-time storytellers.

Deb, an award-winning actor, writer, and director, is one of the creators of the international phenomenon known as Mom’s the Word.

This is a daylong workshop, Space is limited.

The Flame: The Good Grief Edition
A Personal Storytelling Event
"Death, Dying, and Remembering Our Dead"  

Free, limited seating

November 19th 

2:00 pm

Celebration Hall at Mountain View Cemetery

Using the transformation power of personal storytelling, we will share our experiences of loss, grief, and death - and the places of connections, love, and even laughter - and how sharing our story can be a gift to ourselves and others.  WIth Storytellers  Tricia Keith, Jeff Christensen, Riley James, Michelle Flemming, Wong Wing-Siu, Glen Andersen,  Marina Szijarto, Spencer Damko

Held in community with tenderness, the intimate afternoon gathering is skilfully hosted by award-winning writer/storyteller Deborah Williams, creator of The Flame, and supported by ritualist/artist Marina Szijarto, co creator of All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery.


Presented by All Souls, Mountain View Cemetery and Deborah Williams  from the The Flame

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