Posts in Theatre
Language Matters! The Inclusive Spotlight

Language can direct our actions and shape our experience. We can only change our own interpretations of the messages we receive. I challenge you to be mindful of your words and thoughts on being inclusive.“

Which statement is more inclusive? “All people Welcome” or “Trans People Welcome”?

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#whatnow

I caught a glimpse into #whatnow produced by Alley Theatre in partnership with Good Night Out Vancouver. The workshop production provides a safe space to explore feelings that result from sexual assault and harassment.

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The Full Light of Day at the Vancouver Playhouse

Last night was quiet and cold in Vancouver.  A friend compared the quiet of the downtown streets to Christmas Day in the city.  Walking from Gastown to the Vancouver Playhouse, I agreed with her.  The cold inspired calm and wonder.  Grateful to watch The Full Light of Day last night, it was our first experience watching an Electric Company Theatre production, and it was worlds away from quiet and cold. Intrigued by the company’s self-prescribed “exploration of how concept and form illuminate content” I was eager to witness how their use of light, set design and film projection would enhance the experience of the play.

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Start Where You Are

A good friend of mine recently revealed that her new year’s resolution is to listen to complete music albums rather than continuing to repeat the playlists and albums she has on repeat. Each year, she chooses an entertainment-focused resolution.  I was inspired by her intention to enjoy something she loves and expand her knowledge and appreciation of music this way.

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Roles, Career Options & Sense and Sensibility

Last night I sought shelter from the hideous Vancouver rain with a friend and watched the Capilano University production of Sense and Sensibility …

On the way home, my female friend and I discussed how expectations for women in the workplace have changed; we also discussed how they haven’t changed altogether.  She asked if I would have been happier in Austen’s lifetime where roles were defined and accepted. 

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