We’re at the point where a brand new year is around the corner and we find ourselves asking “what did we do this year?” In the spirit of a round-robin Christmas letter, we thought we’d let you know what our 2017 has been like… January proved to be an exciting start to the year for … Continue reading 2017 In Review: What Have We Been Up To?
Blind Date @ GCTC November 30-December 17, 2017 Previews November 28 and 29 WHAT IS EMBEDDED CRITICISM? The traditional model for theatre criticism (and other art forms) involves a separation between artist and critic. The artist(s) create(s) a piece of theatre and present it, the critic attends the performance and writes their review, and never … Continue reading EMBEDDED CRITICISM: Critics Become Stagehands for a Night
Well, it’s happened. I took the plunge and embedded myself within the rehearsal room of two companies who are creating original work for the Fresh Meat Theatre Festival’s Weekend Inventive, happening this Saturday. A new project for both artist and critic, the mild tension in the room during the first few minutes of me being … Continue reading Fresh Meat Weekend Inventive: Becoming a Fly on the Wall
This coming weekend at Arts Court Studio the Fresh Meat Theatre Festival is showcasing original works from two local independent theatre companies in a fresh new Weekend Inventive program. The idea is that the initiative brings in two companies who, in a shared studio space, each create short pieces of theatre over a three day … Continue reading Fresh Meat Weekend Inventive Showcases Original Work and Takes on “Embedded” Criticism