We would love to have you at IGNITE! regardless of your access to funds. Come revel in the creations of these talented emerging artists!
With a little help from our friends, every little raindrop helps!
This means a lot to us! Thank you for choosing this pay-what-you-can option and redistributing some of your funds to directly support emerging creators
Let it rain! This ticket purchase to our festival will really make a difference in funding this program in the future. Thank you so much for your support!
Hurricanes are those people that are able to pay $500 for their IGNITE! tickets. As a token of our appreciation, you will get a limited shirt design, and a swag bag including our IGNITE! 2022 tote bag, shirt, poster, and limited edition program. Hurricanes champion emerging talent as well as creative and diverse voices.
This will directly support the Youth Panel + IGNITE!
don’t miss out on ignite!
thursday, may 19
Argel MDR is a Filipino-Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor from Surrey, Canada. He was one of the Top 10 finalists of CBC’s Toyota Searchlight 2021. When he was 15 years old, he moved to Canada from the Philippines with his family to seek a better life and opportunities. As a young immigrant, Argel wants to use the power of storytelling to inspire Filipino youth and other immigrants through his music and theatrical performances. He is an advocate of representation, anti-racism work, and inclusion. Argel’s most recent single, ‘Sail Away’ was featured in Spotify playlists including Fresh Finds Philippines.
wednesday, may 18
Corinne Langmuir (they/she) is a video editor, multimedia creator, and writer. In 2020, they directed the introspective dance short Zì Jǐ with their collaborator Erin Lum. Corinne is studying at the University of Toronto. They aim to challenge the barriers of subconscious narratives through multimedia grounds.
wednesday, may 18
Erin Lum (she/her) is a dancer, writer, and filmmaker. Her instinctual love for movement has allowed her to explore the ways creative practices intertwine. With her collaborator Corinne Langmuir, she directed and danced in the F-O-R-M commissioned short, Zì Jǐ. Erin is currently studying at SFU and works as F-O-R-M’s Associate Producer.