2013: Work & Other Adventures

2013 was a big year for me on the work front. It was also the first year that I had multiple confirmed projects (3!) get cancelled with only a few months notice. This certainly changed my year from going as I thought, but it also opened the door to some…

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2011 in Review: Theatrical Excellence

I’m not a critic or reviewer.  That has never been my goal in writing this blog. If you’re looking for some of the critics 2011 lists, I’ve found the one for The Georgia Straight, The Globe and Mail, Gay Vancouver and The Vancouver Courier. Each year I wonder how to…

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2011 in Review: Shows I Saw

Last year when I wrote about all the shows I had seen, I set forth a two part goal.  I wanted to achieve balance in my hobbies and I wanted to end the year with no regrets in regards to my theatre viewing. Now here we are at the end…

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4 Projects. 1 Short Day.

Today was one of those days when every project I’m working up ganged up on me. Last night was closing for Hive 3.  I did the math: in a week and a half we did 70 performances of House/Home.  Three weeks ago the show didn’t exist and now it no…

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What the critics are saying: House/Home (Hive3)

Pi Theatre’s House/Home is a terrific mix of movement, music and a short story both sweet and sad. As an audience of about a dozen stands at the foot of a staircase, we don headphones to watch as a husband (Todd Thomson) and wife (Sasa Brown) try to engage in…

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Three to See :: March 2010

The Olympics may have ended last night (or early this morning depending on which party you were at), but the Paralympics are less than two weeks away and the Cultural Olympiad is still out in full force.  Add to that, all the companies that were reluctant to run shows during the Olympics…

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Support ME as an Emerging Artist with Pi Theatre

Dear Readers, I am writing to tell you about Pi Theatre’s Prime Placements program, an opportunity for emerging artists like me to gain professional experience and mentorship. I hope you will consider supporting my placement. As a registered non-profit theatre company, Pi Theatre is seeking sponsorship for apprentice placements for new…

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2009 In Review: Shows I Saw

One of my New Year’s resolutions last year was to start seeing more theatre.  I had decided that if I was really passionate about this, I probably needed to see more than 2 shows a month.  I settled on 3 per month, figuring that to be a fairly easy place…

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