The Winter’s Tale at the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival. A review.

The Winter’s Tale at the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival 2016. A review. Not since 1992 have Victoria audiences had the pleasure of seeing Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale.  The Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival, now in its 26th season, has grown from strength to strength with the decision, in 2014, to employ a repertory model for the company. This year’s mentor actors are Trevor Hinton a master of highly physical movement and … [Read more...]

Gaslight at Blue Bridge Theatre October 21-November 2, 2014. A review.

Gaslight, currently at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre’s Roxy (in Quadra Village), October 21-November 2, 2014 is an intense game of cat-and-mouse that will have you perched on the edge of your seat. Written in 1936 in the style of a Victorian thriller, but bearing none of the signature over-the-top melodrama, Patrick Hamilton’s classic harkens back to a simpler time while retaining a modern sensibility in the script. It becomes apparent soon … [Read more...]

MASC Summer Camp for Teens at the Canadian College of Performing Arts, Victoria BC

The Canadian College of Performing Arts (CCPA) presents MASC (Move, Act, Speak, Create) a two-week summer camp for teens in Victoria BC, July 21st to August 1st, 2014.  The young actors will be devising and performing a new original work.  The pilot project SOAR  in 2013 culminated in an original work inspired by Kevin Kerr's Unity 1918. This workshop may qualify for 4 graduating credits.  Geoffrey Ewert, one of the instructors (with Adrienne … [Read more...]