Interview Archive

In conversation with Clayton Lee and Michael Rubenfeld from ‘Ways of Being’

  • FoLDA
  • Industry
  • Interview
  • Spiderwebshow

Ways of Being was an interactive performance for two different groups of audience, in two different cities simultaneously. Returning to Kingston as a part of FOLDA 2022, the work transformed me into both the performer and audience, spectator and entertainer. And as someone interested in the human condition, Ways of Being gave me the space to explore and understand, “How do we become the people we are at any given moment? […]

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What do technology, absurdism, and game shows have in common? Find out with PeerLess Productions.

  • Interview
  • News
  • Peerless Productions

We’re All in Jeopardy is PeerLess Productions most adventurous show yet. The unique mixed-abilities theatre company returns with this multimedia comedy that was birthed from collective creation. An inter-disciplinary performance, a fictional group of local celebrities compete on a rigged game show to support make believe Kingston restaurants that have been impacted by the pandemic. The surreal spoof, directed by Kathryn MacKay with music by David Archibald, features more than […]

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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

  • Interview

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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Meet Rosemary Doyle, Theatre Kingston’s New Artistic Director

  • Interview
  • Theatre Kingston

Rosemary Doyle, the incoming Artistic Director of Theatre Kingston, invited me into her office – which she recently reconfigured to make it more inviting to passersby – for this interview.

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In honour of Kim Renders I am no longer keeping quiet

  • Interview

I feel very fortunate to have gotten to know Kim during my time studying at Queen’s University. I would like to share some of the memories that I have of her—not because I think my relationship with her was unique or special in any way, but exactly the opposite. The way she touched my life is so similar to how she touched the lives of many other students at Queen’s.

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Art and Activism: An Interview with Jane Kirby

  • Interview
  • News

ane Kirby had recently graduated with a Masters in International Development when she was beginning to feel burnt out from working in non-profits and social justice organizations. At first, circus was a fun escape—but now, she reflects upon how her background in activism bleeds into her work as a circus artist.

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