Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2017 Day Three

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2017 Day Three I’m one of twenty three Fringe Heroes who collectively since 2015 have sponsored a Fringe venue, Langham Court.  As a group, we attend one show together—this year, O’ Come All Ye Faithful by Nicholas Guerreiro. For the remainder of Day Three, I made my destination the Downtown Community Centre (Venue 2, 755 Pandora Avenue) for Vasily Djokavich by Morgan Cranny, Monica vs the Internet by … [Read more...]

Monica vs The Internet Tales of a Social Justice Warrior. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview.

Monica vs The Internet Tales of a Social Justice Warrior. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview. “You are valid, your story is real.” How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  As an artist/company? M: I have been involved with the Victoria Fringe since 2013, doing shows and working for the festival (Fringe scout!) but this is my first year producing with Patronus Theatre, and my first year touring with another show … [Read more...]

Lethal Christmas by Paper Street Theatre December 16-19, 2015. An interview.

Lethal Christmas by Paper Street Theatre December 16-19, 2015. An interview. It’s not traditional holiday fare, but for many movie buffs, the holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a Christmas action flick. For the second show of their fifth season, local troupe Paper Street Theatre Co present Lethal Christmas, an improvised Christmas action movie. Dave Morris, founder of Paper Street Theatre Co, and company member Monica Ogden sat down … [Read more...]

Kid Psychic and Shyface an Intrepid Theatre YOU Show October 4, 2014

Kid Psychic and Shyface, an Intrepid Theatre YOU Show, October 4, 2014. Intrepid Theatre's YOU Show series affords emerging artists the opportunity to workshop and perform their show, as a way of giving back to the community. Artists are provided rehearsal space, the use of the 55 seat Intrepid Theatre Club and the services of a technician.  The YOU Show is the brainchild of Megan Newton, Intrepid's former Operations Manager who passed away in … [Read more...]