Recent Blog Posts

Why Alberta Audiences are different from any other in Canada.

Read my Q&A with Jean Grand-Maître, Nicole Mion, Les Sereda and Brian Webb on The Dance Current website.

The Art of Balance: Life of a Theatre Professional

My guest series blog post for Arts Commons.

Recent Reviews

Kooza is a spectacle of wonder by Cirque Du Soleil

Cirque Du Soleil’s Kooza is a spectacular performance that takes place under the big top in the Calgary Stampede Parking lot. It’s an experience of awe that soothes the fact that you hiked to get there (construction makes getting to the venue challenging). The story follows a clown -The Innocent (Cédric Bélisle) – who is finding his […]

Stage West’s production of ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ feels lukewarm

Peanuts is a comic strip written and illustrated by Charles M. Schultz and is the most popular and influential in the history of comic strips. Charlie Brown and Friends are at the centre of Peanuts and the comic has been adapted into animations and theatre. Stage West’s summer production is the musical You’re A Good […]

Broadway Across Canada’s Aladdin is a colourful spectacle

Broadway Across Canada’s presentation of Aladdin needs to decide what kind of production it is. Based on the animated film version produced by Disney. The music is by Alan Menken with lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice, and Chadbuelin and the book is also by Chad Beguelin. The musical features songs written for the film […]