- The “care and feeding” of your Stage Management Apprentice, from stage manager Lois Dawson on Lois Backstage.
- As part of his Theatre Ontario Professional Theatre Training Program training with Sarah Garton Stanley at SpiderWebShow, Michael O’Brien is publishing a weekly “forum/platform” on Facebook called “Spiderwire.” This week he explored/reflected/unpacked “Words/Speech.”
Behind the Scenes at Ontario’s Theatres
- Shaw Festival co-founder Calvin Rand passed away. The Shaw will be dedicating their 2017 production of Saint Joan to his memory.
- Native Earth Performing Arts announced their Theatre Creators’ Reserve grants, including Theatre Ontario Youth Advisory Committee alum Luke Reece and past PTTP participants Jasmine Chen and Maria Beath Badian.
- What comes next for the Storefront Theatre in Toronto? May Antaki interviewed Artistic Director Benjamin Blais for Intermission.
- ... to Christopher Newton, who is receiving the Barbara Hamilton Memorial Award from the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts.
In Case You Missed It
- Tickets are now on sale for Theatre Ontario Festival 2017 in Ottawa.
- We have a terrific panel on “The Business of Acting” for the Theatre Ontario Next Generation Showcase participants.
- Browsing Our Bulletin Board—Upcoming training in Toronto, Kingston, Kitchener, Sudbury, online and province-wide; upcoming grants in Northern Ontario; an internship in Ottawa; community theatre directing in Richmond Hill; and honouring outstanding contribution to community theatre in Eastern Ontario.
- ONstage Openings this week in London, Toronto, Tottenham, Lindsay, and Ottawa.