Atomic Vaudeville is an award-winning performance company based in Victoria, British Columbia. 

The company was founded by Britt Small and Jacob Richmond in 2004 with the production of a monthly cabaret show that has become a beloved cult hit in Victoria BC.   Since its inception in 2004, AV has produced over 70 cabaret shows in Victoria, Vancouver, Toronto, and Bellingham, and worked with over 200 local and visiting artists.


Besides cabarets, Atomic Vaudeville has produced the plays Ride The Cyclone, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The Rocky Horror Show, BlissKrieg, The Qualities of Zero, Legoland, The History of Everything, and Circus Fire in Toronto, Seattle, Bellingham, Prague, New York, Victoria and Vancouver.


Atomic Vaudeville has also been commissioned to create new work for the Victoria Erotica Film and Arts Festival, the Monday Magazine Awards, the Victoria Art Gallery, the Luminara Festival, the Vancouver International Burlesque Festival and the BC Film Commission Conference.

Britt Small - Artistic Producer

Britt studied at LaMama's Director's Intensive in Italy and has trained in various physical theatre forms. She completed her MFA in Directing at the University of Victoria with a production of Sophocles' Electra. Britt has directed Janet Munsil's Circus Fire and The Ugly Duchess, Jacob Richmond's The Qualities of Zero, Ride the Cyclone and Legoland, The Fantasticks and True West for BBRT, A Midsummer Night's Dream for the GVSF, Castle in the Sky for Castlereigh, The Rocky Horror Show and Firebugs at the William Head prison. Her work as a director has received several national awards as well as 9 Jessie nominations for My Chernobyl at the Gateway and the Belfry. 

Jacob Richmond - Artistic Director

Jacob studied acting and playwriting at Concordia University in Montreal and at UVIC. His plays include: The Qualities of Zero, Small Returns, Ride the Cyclone and Legoland. Legoland has picked up numerous awards across Canada.  


He has also received the Montreal English Critic’s Circle Award and was nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award. He has written pieces for CBC Radio as well as for film and television. Jacob performed in My Chernobyl and was nominated for a Jessie Award for his sound design. He will soon be directing Billy Bishop Goes to War by John Maclachlan Grey at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre. 

Alex Wlasenko - Artistic Associate

Alex is a writer, performer, bassist, improviser, and physicist originally from Montreal. Highlights since moving to Victoria include: being one of the show runners of Atomic Vaudeville’s cabarets, performing in improv group Remilio Sheen, directing Missie Peter’s solo show “Public Confessions of a Public Servant,” co-creating “The History of Everything,” (Award for Best Physical Theatre/Dance Production, 2008 Victoria Fringe Festival) and being in the original cast of Ride the Cyclone as Virgil, the anthropomorphic bass-playing rat. 

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thank you to our generous sponsors...

Atomic Vaudeville would like to thank all of its amazing supporters, members and donors!


Atomic Vaudeville is a non-profit society and your support and donations have made it possible for  Atomic Vaudeville to create original cabarets and award winning new works over the last ten years.


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