Adam Bailey is On Fire at the Victoria Fringe Festival 2016. Interview.

Adam Bailey is On Fire at the Victoria Fringe Festival 2016. Interview. How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  As an artist/company? The First show I directed at a Fringe was in Toronto in 2012. It was a little puppet musical called The Enchanted Crackhouse which, of-course, became a cult hit that year. I’ve continued as a Fringe director since but things really took off for me when I wrote The Assassination of … [Read more...]

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...]

Grid A One-Man Grindr Play December 8 & 9, 2015. Interview with Jenson Kerr.

GRID A One-Man Grindr Play December 8 & 9, 2015. Interview with Jenson Kerr. When Jenson Kerr emailed his media release, I was intrigued to read GRID described as "Filled with sex, dark secrets and socially awkward situations.” Kerr won the University of Victoria Theatre department's Student Alternative Theatre Company (SATCo) "best of season" award for GRID, a play that tells the story of 3 guys on Grindr - the jock, the bear, and the … [Read more...]

OUTStages Festival at Intrepid Theatre: An interview with playwright Dave Deveau (My Funny Valentine)

OUTStages Festival at Intrepid Theatre: An interview with playwright Dave Deveau (My Funny Valentine). Intrepid Theatre present's Victoria's inaugural queer theatre festival July 5 - 12, 2015 in Victoria BC.  As part of the outreach activities, there will be two play readings at the Intrepid Theatre Club July 7th--The Bad Touch by local playwright Kat Taddei, and My Funny Valentine by Dave Deveau of ZeeZee Theatre (Vancouver). I had the … [Read more...]

OUTstages Festival at Intrepid Theatre July 5-12 2015

OUTstages Festival at Intrepid Theatre July 5-12 2015. Media release. Intrepid Theatre comes OUT with Victoria’s first queer theatre festival VICTORIA – For over 28 years, Intrepid Theatre has presented alternative, international theatre to audiences in Victoria, BC through Uno Fest, the Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival, and an annual presentation series. In July 2015, Intrepid Theatre will launch a new, curated theatre festival, OUTstages: … [Read more...]