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Occurs on Thursday September 27 2018

Approximate running time: 1 hour


The Capitol Theatre
421 Victoria Street
Nelson BC V1L 5R2

Performance Notes

× CAPITOL SEASON SHOW Full Season package of all 12 shows = 20% discount Half Season package of 6 shows = 10% discount

Regular: $25 Half Season (6+ shows): $22.50 Full Season (All 12): $20

From the creators of the award-winning international physical comedy sensation Falling Awake, RAGMOP Theatre presents Hotel Vortruba. 

Welcome to Hotel Vortruba a surreal wordless physical comedy where finding shelter is not so simple. With other worldly room service, broken lamps, creaky floorboards, and giant rats, a guest confronts a proprietor who has been hiding his true self. A gorgeous, hilarious and daring theatrical experience where magic lingers in every shadow. Come check-in to Hotel Vortruba.

RAGMOP Theatre is a collaboration between Canadian clown and movement artist Nayana Fielkov, and U.S.A. circus artist Matthew “Poki” McCorkle. Using the mediums of clown, magic, mime, mask, puppetry, illusions, shadow projections, dance, live song, and circus arts, RAGMOP creates and performs original, compelling, thought provoking, surrealist physical comedy. Their premier show Falling Awake was created through Artists in Residency programs at Tanzzentrale (Nürnberg, Germany 2015) and the Lookout Arts Quarry (Bellingham, WA, USA).

In 2016 they won the canadian Fringe festival touring lottery and thus toured to 7 Fringe festivals receiving the acclaim of: Best of Fest, Artist Pick, and Holdovers (Edmonton Fringe); Best Ensemble, Critics' Pick (Toronto Fringe);  Joanna Maratta Award, and Mollie Bradley Award (Vancouver Fringe) and nominated for many more. They sold out the entire run in Edmonton and returned the following year to play the festival’s largest venue to sold out houses again. Following their Fringe success, they have been presented at theatres and festivals throughout B.C. including Capitol Theatre in Nelson, ArtSpring on Salt Spring Island, Fringe Presents Vancouver, and The Living Things Festival in Kelowna.

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