Photo of Hamza Syed Ali

Hamza Syed Ali

Past Contributor

Hamza Syed Ali serves as the KTA’s Executive and Administrative Assistant. He lived in Kingston to attend Queen’s University, and received his bachelor's degree in 2021; majoring in Political Studies and minoring in Religious Studies. The bulk of his theatre experience flows from his time within the Queen’s theatre community, mostly as an actor. Hamza originally joined as a writing intern on the Blog team and has since become intrigued with the organization’s nature and mission of community-centric sector development. He is currently working on receiving a JD from the University of Windsor.

Articles by Hamza

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.

Read More About It All Started (& Ended) With a BOOM

The Mystical Machinery of Mosher Island

  • Festival
  • Kick & Push Festival
  • Review

WARNING: This review contains spoilers, but you can play Mosher Island first here. From the ancient events of Olympia and its outstanding legacy, to every bustling grade school recess, to the unfathomably powerful computers in everyone’s pockets these days, it’s always been apparent that humans simply adore games.  Admit it! You absolutely DO got games on your phone (See meme to the right). Theatre’s strength as an artistic medium is […]

Read More About The Mystical Machinery of Mosher Island

Stale Laundry – An Irked Youth’s Thoughts on Boomer Love

  • Review
  • Thousand Islands Playhouse

WARNING: This review contains spoilers. At the end of the day, I get it. Times have been tough, and when the going gets tough and revenue must be guaranteed, safe choices need to be made.  Thousand Islands Playhouse marks its return with award-winning Vancouver playwright Michele Riml’s Sexy Laundry. The play follows the tale of a tepid night shared by a middle-aged couple that aim to fuck themselves out of […]

Read More About Stale Laundry – An Irked Youth’s Thoughts on Boomer Love