After two years of research and planning, Theatre Conspiracy is digging into the creation of the documentary-style play Extraction. Our international cast and team of theatre artists are in residence at The Cultch in Vancouver for the next couple of weeks to experiment before a work-in-progress presentation at Your Kontinent: Richmond International Film & Media […]
Here’s a little taste of the show I’m working on for Theatre Conspiracy. Our workshop performances will happen in July at the Cultch and at the Richmond Int’l Film & Media Arts Festival. The Cultch presents Extraction – YouTube. “Through the biographies of four performers, the bilingual, documentary-style play Extraction looks at lives transformed by […]
“…While talent is an undeniable part of the mix, nurturing has a lot to do with the result. And the Quebec film industry’s success is due in no small part to Radio-Canada’s role as an incubator.” Hébert is one of Canada’s most astute political writers. Today she does a really good analysis of how arts […]
On June 1, 2011, SunTV broadcast an interview with veteran Canadian dancer and choreographer Margie Gillis see link below, which quickly turned abusive towards the guest. In a message on his facebook page, Canadian dancer Louis Laberge-Côté, currently a teacher at Nationaltheatre Manheim in Germany, offered this assessment. In response to the Sun News […]
Imagine if, ten years ago, you could drive around collecting free, working televisions until you filled several carloads, then finally had to abandon dozens more because you had no room. That’s where we’re at today, as the dominant technology of our living room becomes obsolete practically overnight. HDTV is sending those heavy, awkward boxes out […]
[nggallery id=2 w=2] all images: I think I have frostbite in my little toes. But it was worth it to Critically Mass. I also did an interview with Openfile.ca, a new online / local news service, about the question of whether critical mass is needed in the New World of Bike Lanes. I’ll post that […]
In case there was any doubt that I really liked Dayna Hanson’s Gloria’s Cause, here’s proof how I was going on about it right after the show. A snippet from Jessie Smith’s post-show interview with Flick Harrison at Vancouver, B.C.’s PuSh Festival. Support Improvement Club, the film adaptation of Gloria’s Cause.
GLORIA’S CAUSE @ the Push Festival 2011 Gloria’s Cause is a knock-down drag-out fight between dance, movement, theatre, and rock, and the winner is We the People. If I had to help you get a grip on the show, I could call it a Rock Opera. Or I could say it’s as if Frank Zappa […]