The Slipknot by TJ Dawe at the UVic Phoenix Alumni Festival October 18-22, 2016. A review.

The Slipknot by TJ Dawe at the UVic Phoenix Alumni Festival October 18-22, 2016. A review. The years have not dulled the acuity or relevance of TJ Dawe’s narrative, The Slipknot, presented at the inaugural Phoenix “Spotlight on Alumni” in January 2003, and staged once again as part of the Alumni Festival to celebrate the Phoenix’s 50th anniversary. Dawe graduated from UVic in 1997 and quickly became a contender on the Canadian Fringe … [Read more...]

Promotions 101 for Fringe Artists

This article was originally written for the online Charlebois Post in April 2013.  Since this publication ceased operations in January 2015, I asked for permission to re-publish it here. Promotions 101 for Fringe Artists In an ever-evolving media landscape, the prospect of promoting a show on the Fringe circuit, whether in a single city, or across the country, may seem daunting. It needn’t be. From my perspective, as theatre-goer, active … [Read more...]