The Deepest Trench is Done and Disappointing News on The Fantastical Adventures of [Not] Being With You

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On Sunday, The Deepest Trench ended its run. Unfortunately there are no reviews of the festival, but I’m glad to say it was well-received by audience and playwright, and we are all proud of our work in it.   On to other news…   The last time I wrote on Fantastical…, I said we were applying for funding we needed … Read More

The Deepest Trench Opens Tonight

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Tonight is the opening of The Deepest Trench as part of the New Ideas Festival at Alumnae Theatre. We had an excellent preview last night and I’m proud of the cast and the show. Playwright Chloë Whitehorn gave us a thumbs-up afterwards, so well-received all around. Very much looking forward to seeing it open tonight.

The Importance of Well-Rounded Training

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I trained at the University of Alberta where I obtained my BA in Drama. Something I have been grateful for over the years was the well-rounded training I received while there. Not only did I focus on acting and directing, but a requirement of the degree was to complete courses involving theatre design and technical operation. While these were only … Read More

First Rehearsal of The Deepest Trench

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Yesterday was the first rehearsal for The Deepest Trench and it feels off to a nice start. Everyone seems lovely to work with and we had a nice read-thru with the playwright present. We’ve got some odd rehearsal schedules and short rehearsal sessions, so it’s a bit of a shift but definitely doable. Overall, I’ve the same amount of time … Read More

Cast for The Deepest Trench

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I’m delighted to announce the official cast list for The Deepest Trench by Chloë Whitehorn at the New Ideas Festival.   Emma — Jen Viens Kate — Stephanie Barone Ryan — Ryan Bainbridge   I’m excited to be working with each of these artists and look forward to rehearsals next month! (That is, if I can sort out a schedule … Read More