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Zeitgeist or Die -Part I

ZEITGEIST OR DIE I want to say it was “serendipitous” but something about that word choice feels sleazy. We, a group of creators – actor, actor,...

A Buck and a Half*

It’s that time of year when Indigenous performers become extremely popular for a day or two. True, “National Aboriginal Day” has become an entire...
A woman with curly blonde hair arches her back as she holds herself in mid-air by two long fabric silks, against a black background.

When Circus Meets Theatre: A Tale of Two Lovers

I have been having an affair… I’ve been cheating on theatre with the circus.  I began training in aerial circus (a method of movement...

Long Form Math

Making dances with talking, and plays with moving does not actually feel like hybridization to me. It feels perfectly natural, even though I don't...

Old Stories in New Ways

We are two Canadian theatre artists working in Western Kenya in association with rural and urban community-based theatre, music, and dance performers. Some are...

Building Participation

Every couple years I get malaise. This has happened enough times that I recognize the pattern, coming as it does between finishing one creative...

Talking Forward

So now I am left with the question – how do I as a theatre practitioner do a better job of lifting the audience out of darkly lit obscurity? How do I shine a light on them and include them in the blood-pumping experience of real human contact in a theatre space?