Reminder: Paint Nite!

TaB is hosting a Paint Nite in support of Alex and Michael and Hannah. Come for drinks at The Billiard Club, 7pm on March 26, create a work of art to call your own, AND support a great new work of theatre. Your attendance at Paint Nite includes : aprons (because paint) canvases, paint, brushes,Continue reading “Reminder: Paint Nite!”

meet Janine Waddell – intimacy co-ordinator

A director and certified movement instructor since 1991, Janine has drawn from her experience in dance, theatre and film to develop her stage combat and intimacy practices.  She is an internationally certified Advanced Actor Combatant with Fight Directors Canada (FDC) and the Society of Australian Fight Directors (SAFDi) and a certified Actor Combatant with theContinue reading “meet Janine Waddell – intimacy co-ordinator”

Paint Nite to help put on AMH!

TaB is hosting a Paint Nite in support of Alex and Michael and Hannah. Come for drinks at The Billiard Club, 7pm on March 26, and paint a picture (especially if you never have before), and tell others you did it in support of a great new work of theatre. You’ll have a great time,Continue reading “Paint Nite to help put on AMH!”

Kabuki Theatre and Oiwa #theatre

I am a theatre junkie. Kabuki is at least as old as Shakespeare.  It’s one of THE drama traditions I heard about as soon as I decided theatre was my life. Going to a kabuki play was on my must-do list while I was in Tokyo, but it was also felt, for me, like goingContinue reading “Kabuki Theatre and Oiwa #theatre”

Today, I’m out of love with #playwriting. It’s like a bad day in a long term #relationship.

I realised something this morning, on a sunny day in the south of France. It’s a bit of a whinge. But it’s also a bit scary for me, and makes me sad. I just sent off an application for a playwriting venture. One should keep track of how many competitions, initiatives, etc, one enters…but I’ve givenContinue reading “Today, I’m out of love with #playwriting. It’s like a bad day in a long term #relationship.”

Why I love theatre technicians.

Having sent out what I believe to be a pretty kick-butt play, I’m now at the hard part: waiting. Waiting to see if anyone else with any pull to put the play onstage thinks it’s remotely as good as I think it is. I used to wonder if writing is what I should be doing,Continue reading “Why I love theatre technicians.”

Busy busy Acting Writing WOW

So.  StageStruck, the Edmonton Regional One-Act festival happened this past weekend.  I stopped posting a while ago about how The Ugly Princess was going, because things very nearly went…pear-shaped, as they would say in Scotland.  (That’s one of my favourite UK expressions, after “mingin’ ” – stinky – and “bollocks” – self-explanatory).  BUT, everyone pulledContinue reading “Busy busy Acting Writing WOW”