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

The Shakespeare Company’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is a whimsical production.

When you think of Shakespeare and the bard’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, you think of romance, comedy, and fantasy. You think of a forest shrouded with mythical characters and couples falling in and out of love. The Shakespeare Company’s production of the Bard’s most popular plays closes out their season, and it is a solid […]

Vertigo Theatre’s ‘Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – #2B’ is a welcome twist on classic characters.

Since Sherlock Holmes has become public domain, there is now space for interpretations and adaptations. Enter Kate Hamill’s Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – #2B. This version of Sherlock is a Canadian premiere at Vertigo Theatre. It’s a whirlwind production that is just as playful as it is confusing. The logic of the mystery remains a mystery […]

Fire Exit Theatre’s ‘Outside Mullingar’ is a lovely production

Upon a second viewing of Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley, one thing shines through about this play: the script is amazing. The characters are nuanced and the relationships are complex. This play was produced by Rosebud Theatre in 2016, and now Fire Exit Theatre is producing it in Calgary. It’s a gem, as it’s […]