Juvenis’ 13 is Endearing, Heartfelt, and Talented

  • Blue Canoe Productions
  • Review

I remember being 13. I remember thinking every mistake was the end of the world, or that my happiness was dependent on what people thought of me at face-value. I now wince at my behaviour then, but truth be told, I still fall into that trap. Blue Canoe Theatrical Productions presents their annual Juvenis Festival where 13 (Jason Robert Brown, Dan Eilish, Robert Horn) ran from April 28th to April […]

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Now Hiring: Producer of SWIRLS

  • Industry
  • Kingston Theatre Alliance
  • News
  • Single Thread Theatre Co
  • Spiderwebshow

Project Description: SWIRLS: a series of workshops held around Kingston as a collaborative setting for meaningful engagement to improve artists’ digital literacy and enhance their capabilities in using AR/VR as an art form. In-person and virtual workshops will bring together a wide array of artists working within different artistic disciplines. The workshops will be experiments in providing learning opportunities while creating a context that makes for creative sparks to happen. […]

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Now Hiring: Associate Theatre Critic

  • Industry
  • Kingston Theatre Alliance
  • News

The Performance Blog is a primary resource for audience members, artistic collaboration, critical dialogue, and industry contacts. Our platform consolidates events, news, artists, and organizations in the Southeastern area in an accessible and accountable manner that the region has never seen before. Led by the Editor, the writing team is looking for passionate individuals who are committed to questioning who and what criticism is FOR. Job Description The Associate Theatre […]

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What Future Theatre Makers Have to Offer

  • Review

The Dan Studio Series Theseus was an interesting series of shows to say the least, ranging from existential crises to Western moral stories.

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It All Started (& Ended) With a BOOM

  • Port Hope
  • Review

At the top of the show, the audience was asked to participate in a quick census by clapping to indicate which generation we belonged to. First, the “Baby Boomers” were called—raucous clapping filled the traditional theatre space as almost everyone around us slapped their hands together.

I was surrounded.

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Interviews

21 Questions With Paul Smith

  • Interview

If you’ve ever awkwardly stood by one of your friends as they catch up with someone you don’t know, you should keep reading. And if you don’t know Paul Smith, you definitely know someone who does.

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Aitch Arr: Queen’s Students Present Innovative and Entertaining Opera Digitally

  • Interview
  • News
  • Queen's University

When we imagine opera, we think of majestic, luxurious theatres revolving around an artistic tradition that has spanned since the 16th Century. Rarely would we imagine opera to present itself as five-minute iterations presented digitally.  Yet, on March 16th, the Musical Theatre Ensemble at Queen’s University, a course facilitated through the Dan School of Drama and Music, digitally presented Aitch Arr, a mini-opera created by Afarin Mansouri and Donna-Michelle St. […]

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Kingston Isn’t Boring Anymore And You Can Thank Francisco Corbett

  • Interview

If you’ve been paying attention, the name Francisco Corbett should not be new on your tongue. You may think I’m confusing him for a ‘franciscocorbn’, but that’s actually just his Instagram handle. Rookie mistake.

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Meet Danika Lochhead, the Kingston Arts Council’s most recent Executive Director

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Danika Lochhead (pronounced Lock-heed) plays a crucial role in fostering opportunities for theatre creation and appreciation in Kingston about which not nearly enough theatre practitioners in the community know.

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