Edition 2

Edition 2
Elaine sits on a comfy white chair on stage, speaking into a microphone. Behind her is a projection screen with an image of a couch on it.

Behind the Scenes of “Make Love, Not Art”

As a fine and performing arts artist born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (also known as Brittle Bones), this puts me at a weight of 27lbs....
Donna-Michelle and Clare sit beside each other holding hands, smiling. Above their heads, friends with razors are at work shaving their hair.

When You Tell Me I’m Pretty I Shave My Head

Last month, artists gathered at Kabin Studio in Toronto’s east end to engage in a live-art ritual. Donna-Michelle St. Bernard and I had our...

CdnTimes Volume 8, Edition 2: BODIES

This edition of CdnTimes is dedicated to BODIES. In our first article Making Stages Accessible, Dan Watson in Toronto picks up a thread sewn by Clayton Baraniuk when he asked Can Canada Unlimit Itself? On November 22, CdnTimes is proud to feature a response by Toronto actor Clare Preuss to a tabloid article written about her that she found published online. Clare’s creative reply to this unsolicited media attention is an artful ritual that brings with it surprising results. An article by Elaine Lee will land on November 29, finishing this edition. The Playwright in Residence with Inside Out Theatre, Elaine will share her thoughts on the performing body. She asks: is the body the art or the art the body, especially when society may deem it to be deformed, ugly or unconventional?

Making Stages Accessible

For the past 2-years we’ve been making a show at The Theatre Centre called This is the Point. It’s about love and sex and...