Roller Derby Saved My Soul at OUTstages Festival 2016. An interview with Nancy Kenny.

Roller Derby Saved My Soul at OUTstages Festival 2016. An interview with Nancy Kenny. She's back! Nancy Kenny returns with her hit one-woman show to the 2nd annual OUTstages Festival produced by Intrepid Theatre. What sparked the creation of this show? I've been participating in Fringes since 2002. I always admired one person shows. I never knew how to approach it until one day I read an article about roller derby in Ottawa. It was the … [Read more...]

Ludwig & Lohengrin at OUTstages Festival 2016. An interview with Kyall Rakoz.

Ludwig & Lohengrin at OUTstages Festival 2016. An interview with Kyall Rakoz. Kyall Rakoz first performed Ludwig and Lohengrin at the Calgary Fringe in 2013 and has since toured the show extensively. What sparked the creation of this show? Is this your first one person show? Yes this is the first show I have ever written. I was inspired to write the show after taking a tour of Ludwig's famous castle Schloss Neuschwanstein while I was … [Read more...]

OUTstages Victoria’s new Queer Theatre Festival June 20-25, 2016. Preview.

OUTstages Victoria's new Queer Theatre Festival June 20-25, 2016. Preview.  (Media Release). Launched last summer, OUTstages, Victoria’s new queer theatre festival returns for a second high-heeled run, kicking off the Pride season in Victoria with shows and events running June 20-25, just before Victoria Pride Week. OUTstages, Victoria’s new queer theatre festival, is back for year two, after a stellar first outing last summer. OUTstages … [Read more...]

Ten Theatre Festivals for 2016 in Victoria BC.

Ten Theatre Festivals for 2016 in Victoria BC Victoria is a city of theatre with over 50 companies (both large and small, new and established, traditional and emerging) regularly producing work.  This is the year the Belfry Theatre celebrates its 40th season, Paper Street Theatre celebrates its fifth and the Victoria Fringe Festival turns 30!  As I began to catalogue the many events audiences  can look forward to in 2016, I came to the … [Read more...]