Hiroshi Shimizu’s “Japanese Samurai…” demands a connection with the audience

Hiroshi Shimizu’s Japanese Samurai Don Quixote Challenging Against English Giant Windmills!!! is an unusual show with an unusual premise: a Japanese actor decides to become a stand-up comic despite his abysmal command of the English language. Shimizu’s comedy itself may not be especially funny, but he himself is eminently watchable. A sort of cross between … Continue reading Hiroshi Shimizu’s “Japanese Samurai…” demands a connection with the audience

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Theatre Exchange Exceeds Expectations

  My expectations for this program were quite high, but the week of June 1st blew them out of the water. The Children’s Theatre Exchange is a unique event that allows two theatre companies from different cities to come together and share their experiences, techniques, workshops and performances over a one week period. Members of … Continue reading Theatre Exchange Exceeds Expectations

Theatre Exchange Provides Young Actors With Tools For Better Performance and Critical Thinking

I enjoyed my time in Ottawa, Canada on a Theater exchange where I learned a lot of good acting tools during the workshops that will help me become a better actor. In my opinion the workshop that really inspired me was on theater criticism because it taught me how to criticize a play, a movie, … Continue reading Theatre Exchange Provides Young Actors With Tools For Better Performance and Critical Thinking