Wednesday Words of Wisdom - Cate Blanchett

Wednesday Words of Wisdom – Cate Blanchett

"When you're directing something, you absolutely have to be involved in all layers of the process." -- Cate Blanchett, award-winning actress

The Big Bad Musical Opens Tomorrow!

The Big Bad Musical Opens Tomorrow!

It's time! The Big Bad Musical opens tomorrow at 2 pm and I cannot wait! This is a ridiculously silly show and it has been a blast to direct. The actors are ready -- all they need is an audience. I hope that'll be YOU! Feast your eyes on some gorgeous photos of my awesome …

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Theatre Talk With Ceris Thomas, Director & Educator

Theatre Talk With Ceris Thomas, Director & Educator

I first met Ceris Thomas when she took a chance on me and cast me in her production of The Three Musketeers at London Community Players. She handed me a sword, and my life was forever changed. Ceris is truly the sort of person who can do that to you -- transform your life -- with …

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Director's Diary: Rehearsing Backwards

Director’s Diary: Rehearsing Backwards

It's a frequent occurrence when rehearsing a show that we practice running the show from the beginning of the show to the end. This seems fairly obvious, since that's the way shows tend to be presented (yes, The Last Five Years counts as being presented from beginning to end -- don't get me started), even those …

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Theatre Talk With Art Fidler

Theatre Talk With Art Fidler

It's hard to put into words exactly what Art Fidler is. He's an educator, an actor, a director, a company creator... the list goes on and on. Theatrically, he's a jack-of-all-trades, and master of all of them. In London, Ontario, he's a legend. I'm privileged to be able to call him a colleague, mentor, and …

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