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  • New Dottore for Dustin

    New Dottore for Dustin

    It’s great when a Dell’Arte Famiglia member asks you to make them a custom mask. You know it’s going be used to create outrageous art.Here’s the new Dottore mask I made for Dustin Allen!  


    I’ve been directing The Underneath by Kelleen Conway Blanchard for the past few week… it opens next week, as the season opening show for Theatre BSMT. Here’s a pretty sweet preview: Prepare to be scared at Theatre Basement's The Underneath  
  • Drowning kittens

    I just finished reading You’re Better Than Me: A Memoir by Bonnie McFarlane. It was a funny, vulnerable, gutsy and sincere read. I think most performers have a moment (or moments) when they are onstage and they think “what the hell am I doing up here? they hate the show. who the hell do I […]
  • Ms.Sugarcoat gets some rewrites…or not.

    Ms.Sugarcoat gets some rewrites…or not.

    Ms.Sugarcoat. Here’s the thing- in the show Ms.Sugarcoat teachers the History of Canada. She avoids teaching about Residential Schools, because NO ONE learned about that shameful piece of Canadian history. So Pat, Ms.Sugarcoat’s beaver puppet blurts out the truth about the Residential Schools and she locks him up in the class’s puppet trunk.  I wrote […]
  • Orwell


    I’ve decided to spend the summer working on a new show. A solo show that has shadow puppetry and I’m doing it in both official languages, oh and I’m gonna play live music.  No. Big. Deal.  I have no idea why I do this to myself. I get an idea for a show, apply for […]