Norman Rothstein Theatre

  • 950 W 41st Avenue
  • Vancouver, BC V5Z 2N7
  • Phone: 604.257.5111 Ext. 255

It’s our 15th Anniversary and we’re celebrating by inviting you to join us on an invigorating, creative, hip adventure to downtown clubs and venues such as The Imperial, RedRoom Ultra Bar, Electric Owl, Scotiabank Dance Centre and, of course, our home – the beautiful Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre at the JCC.


I’ve said it before and it bears repeating: “the Festival stands behind the unwavering belief that the performing arts are an important vehicle of communication that holds us together as a culture and inspires us with new ideas and unexpected ways of looking at the world.” I also strongly believe that artists should be seen as independent from their countries’ political leadership in the absence of clear evidence to the contrary.

March 11, 2017 - March 13, 2017

2017 Chutzpah! Presents Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion creates an evocative interdisciplinary dance. Born into hip-hop culture in the late 1970s and grounded in an artistic upbringing in classical cello, piano, and the visual arts, choreographer Kyle Abraham’s movement… more

May 13, 2017 - May 14, 2017

2017 Chutzpah! Festival Present birds sing a pretty song – with Rebecca Margolick, Chuck Wilt, Dimitry Prushak, Maxx Berkowitz, Bruno Esrubilsky and Ruby Namdar A full evening dance with live music and interactive media, birds sing a pretty song choreographed by Rebecca Margolick and co-directed… more

March 4, 2017 - March 6, 2017

Spellbound Contemporary Ballet has defined itself in the European dance community for its many works, dynamic choreography, and the virtuosic technique of the company’s dancers. Returning to Chutzpah! the company brings their full length work Carmina Burana choreographed by Artistic Director Mauro… more

February 18, 2017 - February 19, 2017

Chutzpah! and SKRSA co-present The final full length Telemetry (Telemetry Volume 1 was showcased in last year’s Chutzpah! as a work in progress). An invigorating full evening dance that focuses on the physical body as a vessel for memory, time, sound, energy and emotion. By referencing radio… more

February 25, 2017 - February 27, 2017

4Men, Alice, Bach and the Deer is a humorous dark fantasy performed to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach about four men trying to find the ultimate “man” and daring to doubt his existence. A delightful and original show that combines text, singing, and dancing, “4Men, Alice, Bach and the Deer” has… more