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An Eulogy for Apartment 601: The Incubating Paralysis of Freedom.

June 23, 2014


The punchline: Apartment 601 is my least favorite apartment I have ever lived in. The story of my stay in that apartment provides one summary of the story of my time in Ottawa.

2014: After A Well Jibbed 2013, A Janus Year Awaits

January 1, 2014


2013, this time last year, I liked the cut of your jib. It seems that I was right to do so. It’s been a pretty good year. The most significant event, I suppose, was being given a permanent position at work. After two years on short-term contracts, a couple years of freelance work before that, […]

Never Fall in Love with a Writer: A Peek Into A Stage Manager’s Kit.

June 3, 2013


If you’ve never been involved in the production of theatre, there’s a good chance that you’ve never even heard of one of the most important people in the process: the stage manager. Essentially, the stage manager is the cog at the centre of the production, who ensures that it runs as the director intended it […]

Never Fall in Love with A Writer: A Song to Call Our Own.

May 28, 2013


I've been paid for my writing, but I don't think my writing has ever been the catalyst for someone else's creative work. Until now!

Never Fall in Love with a Writer: A New Addition!

May 20, 2013


In this short clip, Jen introduces Keir MacDonald, the filmmaker who will make a trailer for “Never Fall in Love with a Writer.” If you haven’t met Jen before, this also is your first chance to see her not in character. The raw footage was shot today. I’m looking forward to what he comes up with! […]

Never Fall in Love with a Writer: Four Characters One Actor – “Take 1″

May 8, 2013


For me, what I love most about the rehearsal process is the development and evolution of a character from a cold read outline to a full bodied being. It’s an incredible transformation that the audience rarely gets to see. In keeping with my decision to write “Never Fall in Love with a Writer” with my […]

Never Fall in Love with a Writer: The Challenge of Incarnation.

April 23, 2013


Wayne and Jen have started rehearsing “Never Fall in Love with a Writer,” which opens June 20 (10:00 p.m.), as part of the 2013 Ottawa Fringe Festival. In this short video, Wayne outlines the challenge of producing “Never Fall in Love with a Writer” as a one woman show. He also  highlights what he and Jen […]


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