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Towards a new model of Ottawa theatre criticism

  (*Disclaimer: Issues of diversity, specifically the importance of having a diversity of voices in critical response, don’t even get touched on in this piece. I also don’t get really get into a discussion of biases. Lots to write/talk about on another day!)   In April the Ottawa Storytellers and Counterpoint Players hosted a “Theatre Matters” panel discussion on the subject… Read more →

Announcement: Mall Ratting, an Ottawa (de)tours podplay

Together my husband and I have created a podplay called Mall Ratting, available through Ottawa (de)tours. (Side note: creating an audio play together about consumerism, local economy and young idealism gone wrong = true love).   Podplays are plays in podcast format that can be enjoyed simply as an audio play, or, more frequently, as an audio play that leads… Read more →

Create Local.

Recently I listened to a theatre podcast out of New York City. The people on the podcast had chosen the lifestyle of living away from home in order to further their careers in NYC. Other places, it seems, don’t have the same quality of work, or the same opportunities, or the same money.   As they debated the merits of… Read more →