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Seeking Out Conflict

Winners and Losers is described as “a conversation between lifelong friends”. It is a Governor General award nominated play written by James Long and...

Reconciliation, within ourselves

My relationship to Canada has moved through three phases in my life so far. As a Toronto-area kid, I believed the idea I was told:...

Learning To Love Being “In My Head”: Transitioning From Acting to Management

"Laura is the most cerebral actor I've ever worked with." I'm 20, sitting in a term evaluation interview for my third year of theatre...

The Long, Loud Resonance of Creeps

I first encountered CREEPS in the fall of 2004, during my last year at Memorial University in Newfoundland. One of my fellow theatre nerds...

Training Actors

How many directors does it take to screw in a light bulb? I don’t know. What do you think? What I like about this joke is...

What’s Fair?

In the arts, we love fairness. We talk endlessly about what it is, and are outraged when we feel it isn’t enacted as we...

The Last Indie Theatre Artist

This article is written by the only working indie theatre artist in Kingston. There used to be two of us but he spends most...

Biting the Hand that Feeds Us

As questions concerning the origin(s) of funding become more and more politicized—i.e. #divest—do we not need to start reflecting deeper on where the money...

4 First Steps Toward an Ethical Representation of Queer Bodies Onstage

In October of 2014, 19-year-old gay student Clayton Pettet, a virgin, announced he would perform live sex with a man as part of a...

Teaching Wildness

The practice of dance and theatre is full of non-consensual shit, and it begins in the training. In 2012 I started a conversation called Talking,...