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Podcast: Starting The Revolutions

Today SpiderWebShow is two weeks into a hybrid digital live performance rehearsal process for The Revolutions. Artists at The Isabel Bader Centre for the...

Welcome to The Revolutions

A Live Performance in Physical and Digital Space Featuring Performers Across Canada Tickets are now on sale for The Revolutions by Rhiannon Collett, created and performed...

Québécois Circus and the Global Stage: National Narrative or NOT?

Québec, as a stateless nation, expresses its nationalism through culture and language. What is the national narrative of Québécois circus on the global stage...

Can you defy death with a little more artistry, please?

You are watching a circus performance. The artists, for whatever reason, have a noticeable number of technical errors. The overall show remains cohesive, technical...

Connecting with Audiences in the Digital Age

If circus is human, do circus shows lose their humanity when we force technology into them? “Join The Circus?” the Quand La Foule Devient Cirque...

Digital D Day @ SummerWorks

Not long ago I ran into a prominent Artistic Director on a staircase and we got into one of those *what are you up...

Notes from a field school in a burgeoning field

This summer, I led the first international graduate field school in Québec Performing Arts with a particular focus on contemporary circus, but as it...

Québec Performing Arts – Edition Context

This week we are turning our attention to the province of Québec. What do you think of when you first hear “Québec” or “Québecois”? French?...

Thought Residency: Adam Lazarus

Since number one I have thought about the ending. Fleetingly, but it was in there. I thought about quoting someone. I had about 6 jokes. I had an...

Reflections on Relaxed Performances

Theatres often presume an able-bodied audience member capable of following the spatial and social scripts for movement within most professional venues. But maybe you...