The Old Curiosity Shop presented by Company C October 19-22, 2017. An interview.

The Old Curiosity Shop presented by Company C October 19-22, 2017. An interview. The largest Company C cohort ever—sixteen students--takes the stage October 19-21st at the CCPA Performance Hall in Simon Webb’s adaptation of Charles Dickens The Old Curiosity Shop. Founded in 2005 to offer a third year repertory program to graduates of the Canadian College of Performing Arts, Company C provides these emerging artists with opportunities to not … [Read more...]

Olive Copperbottom by Penny Ashton. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview.

Olive Copperbottom by Penny Ashton. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview.   Penny Ashton plays a remarkable fifteen characters in what is sure to be a rollicking performance if her last appearance in Promise and Promiscuity is any indication. NB: Olive Copperbottom arrives August 28th and is scheduled for FIVE performances. How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  As an artist/company? My first ever Fringe … [Read more...]

A Christmas Carol at the Belfry Theatre December 1-20, 2015. A review.

A Christmas Carol at the Belfry Theatre, December 1-20, 2015. A review. Michael Shamata’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, currently at the Belfry Theatre December 1-20, 2015, represents theatrical craft of the highest level. Under Shamata’s careful and insightful guidance, the large multi-generational cast brings the beloved story to life with thoughtfulness, care and great joy. A Christmas Carol is definitely Shamata’s … [Read more...]