Our Town by Company C, the Canadian College of Performing Arts. October 20-23, 2016. Interview.

Our Town by Company C, the Canadian College of Performing Arts. October 20-23, 2016. Interview. The Canadian College of Performing Arts’ third year collaborative theatrical collective—Company C—enables students to develop and mount three separate performances between September and February, guided by guest directors. For the 11th Company C season of 2016-2017 the first production is Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning classic Our Town … [Read more...]

Twelfth Night at the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival. A review.

Twelfth Night at the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival. A review. July 6-30, 2016 This iteration marks the fourth time this well-known comedy of mistaken identity is produced by the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival. Director Janet Munsil continues a long tradition of adaptation with the choice to gender-switch the cast; all the men’s roles are played by women and the women’s roles by men. There is such felicity in the decision a … [Read more...]

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...]