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Theatre Reviews

AUGUST 18, 2018

REVIEW: Swim Team Pushes...

Toronto, Ontario Diana Manole reviews Swim Team, Nowadays Theatre’s co-production...

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JULY 9, 2018

Review: Upstream Downtown

Review of Upstream Downtown by Animacy Theatre Collective, in co-production...

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JUNE 28, 2018

Owning Success

  “Owning Success” Sébastien Heins interviews diverse actors at the Stratford...

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Louise Forsyth
Acclaimed theatre scholar and former Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of Saskatchewan

“Illuminating read”

Sarah Garton Stanley
Associate Artistic Director of the National Arts Centre

“An excellent way of keeping abreast of not only what is happening in the world of theatre, but also providing a window for various social issues and challenges ahead of us”.

Jayanta Guha
Emeritus Professor at the University of Chicoutimi and artist.

“How do we tell stories across generations? How do we do it unconsciously? And in what ways should we do it intentionally?”

alt.theatre magazine
Issue 12.2

“The challenge becomes to respond less and to create more, and to stop ceding power and legitimacy to narratives that reinforce people’s worst fears.”

alt.theatre magazine
Issue 12.2

“People who aren’t usually in the ‘theatre crowd’ came and created these masterpieces in a short time. Why? Because everyone is a storyteller, even when they don’t say a word.”

alt.theatre magazine
Issue 12.4

“The major task for art funding bodies is in devising a system that is equitable racially, culturally, and artistically; one that prevents tokenism while responding to change.”

alt.theatre magazine
Rahul Varma, Issue 1.2

“Should the arts be proactive, drawing on and communicating the experiences of the communities with which they share the world, or be simply there to entertain?”

alt.theatre magazine
Issue 2.2

“The more our senses are filled and alive, the more the audience is engaged.”

alt.theatre magazine
Issue 2.4

“The heartbeat of theatre is a common humanity.”

alt.theatre magazine
Issue 3.3

“Theatre can engender solidarity, pleasure, lightness of being, anger, and outrage.”

alt.theatre magazine
Issue 3.3

“Audiences come to recognize their own encoded assumptions about who is allowed to represent the universal and who, traditionally, is not.”

alt.theatre magazine
Issue 4.4

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