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Seeds: Percy Schmeiser vs. Monsanto

January 13, 2016
| Annabel Soutar is a playwright who brings a journalistic awareness to her theatre production, with the dialogue taken verbatim from interviews and news stories. Her latest play is Seeds.
Length: 11:53 minutes (10.89 MB)
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Bringing community media together under the big tent: rabble radio November 2015

November 30, 2015
| A podcast from the Community Media Convergence Conference in Ottawa November 22-24, 2015.
Length: 29:59 minutes (13.73 MB)
| November 19, 2015
Redeye

Death in a Dumpster: The Musical

October 25, 2015
| Death in a Dumpster is based on a short play by renowned anti-poverty activist and author Sheila Baxter. It's been written, composed and performed by a group of street-involved youth.
Length: 13:59 minutes (12.82 MB)
Redeye

One-woman show tackles story of first Jewish person in Canada

March 1, 2015
| Toronto artist Heather Hermant brings her one-woman show, "ribcage: this wide passage," to Vancouver this week. The performance tells the story of Esther Brandeau who came to colonial Canada in 1738.
Length: 14:20 minutes (13.13 MB)
Redeye

Kayak: A play about climate change

January 11, 2015
| Annie is a wealthy middle-aged woman lost in a kayak. As she floats aimlessly on the water, she is haunted by memories of Julie, a radical environmentalist and girlfriend of her son, Peter.
Length: 14:59 minutes (13.73 MB)
| July 20, 2014

Video: Don't Get My Valley Up! A rap from Stone Fence Theatre's new musical

Don't Get My Valley Up! -- the rap song used in the Act 1 finale of Stone Fence Theatre's new musical, G'day, We're from the Valley, EH!, which opens in Eganville July 22 and plays throughout the summer and fall in six Renfrew County locations. The rap is written by Ish Theilheimer and Chantal Elie-Sernoskie. Leads in video: Robin Pinkerton, Chantal Elie-Sernoskie and Ambrose Mullin. Information, scheduling and ticket purchases are all at the company's website, www.stonefence.ca . The video was shot and produced by Space Camp Collective, with recording by Robin Pinkerton.

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'Poor theatre' explores possibilities of art, lifts veil on humanness

Photo: Dave Wilson/flickr

Mario Biagini is a genial, 49-year-old Italian theatre worker who's one of two designated successors to theatre pioneer Jerzy Grotowski. He's in Toronto with a troupe of colleagues to perform and teach at U of T. I know theatre worker sounds mundane but the term "The Work" appears often as he talks; it's spoken with reverence, the way hockey players say "The Game."

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Night

January 20, 2014
| One of the plays at the PuSH festival this week is set in the far North. It tells the story of the encounter between a museum worker from Toronto and a woman who lives in Pond Inlet, Nunavut.
Length: 16:32 minutes (15.15 MB)
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