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The Conventions of Theatre, the Aesthetic, and Living.

July 3, 2011

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In theatre, it seems to me, much of the craft exists to overcome the obstacles created by the conventions of theatre itself. No, we are not in a darkened black box watching a rehearsed performance by one or more actors; we are, we all hope and pretend, somewhere else very different. Even meta-theatrical antics that […]

Life Not Imitating Art and Why It Should: The Possibility of It

July 15, 2009

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I was very fortunate to attend Wilfrid Laurier University at a time when Dr. Leslie O’Dell arranged to have Janet Wright direct a play starring Ted Follows. He was supported by a gaggle of undergrads. I had a fairly minor part and didn’t interact too often with Mr. Follows on- or off-stage; even so, he provided […]

A Mandala Moment: My Given Circumstances

April 30, 2009

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What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.  — T. S. Eliot  I am currently appearing in Personare-BearAmI Productions’ Now Birds Sing, from April 29 – May 3, 2009, at The Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre Studio. For more details, click here. We […]

Daddy’s Little Girl (and Boy): A Good Investment in Love

March 3, 2009

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I went to see a solid piece of theatre last night. It was a Chamber Theatre Hintonburg production of Arthur Miller’s, A View From The Bridge. I’m not going to offer a comprehensive review but I can say happily for twenty bones it is a show well worth seeing. Plus, you get to have a […]

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