Metamorphoses – Kate Rubin Theatre and Drama Studio. A review.

Tackling Ovid’s epic poem Metamorphoses, in the famed Tony award-winning Zimmerman adaptation, is an ambitious undertaking for a group of high school students. Anger, lust, revenge, guilt, greed, gluttony, eternal love, transformation – all the themes of human existence summed up in the classic poems by Ovid, re-imagined for the stage by Mary Zimmerman, and brought to life by the students of Kate Rubin’s Advanced Performance Group. I was … [Read more...]

The Government Inspector – May 2 – 6th – Kate Rubin Theatre and Drama Studio

Graft, corruption, bribery and human perfidy – these are heady topics for a group of teens to address, but the Advanced Performance Group from Kate Rubin’s Theatre and Drama Studio is ready for the challenge when they perform  Gogol’s The Government Inspector for Victoria audiences May 2 -6th. Since the beginning of the school year they have been honing their craft during regular studio sessions and rehearsals, and will be involved in every … [Read more...]