Episode 10: Interview with Canadian Playwright Vern Thiessen, Part 2

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008 Posted in playwright interviews, Show Notes | No Comments »

Download this episode (20.7 MB) [display_podcast] This is part 2 of an in-depth interview with Governor General's Award-winning playwright Vern Thiessen. For part 1 of the interview, listen to Episode 9. In this second half of the interview, Vern talks to Elaine about ...

Episode 9: Interview with Canadian Playwright Vern Thiessen, Part 1

Monday, September 8th, 2008 Posted in playwright interviews, Show Notes | No Comments »

Download this episode (15.9 MB) [display_podcast] This is part 1 of an in-depth interview with Canadian playwright Vern Thiessen. Part 2 will be released in Episode 10. Vern is a well known playwright, whose plays have been produced internationally. His play Einstein's Gift ...

Episode 5: Interview with Canadian Playwright Trina Davies

Monday, May 5th, 2008 Posted in playwright interviews, Show Notes | No Comments »

Download this episode (16.5 MB) [display_podcast] Canadian playwright Trina Davies talks about her journey from being a poet and actor to becoming a playwright. She discusses her latest projects and talks about the special power of theatre to touch the minds ...

Episode 4: Interview with director and dramaturg Vanessa Porteous

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008 Posted in director interviews, dramaturg interviews, Show Notes | No Comments »

Download this episode (12.7 MB) [display_podcast] Learn from dramaturg and director Vanessa Porteous how directors, dramaturgs, and playwrights interact during the rehearsal process for a new play. Vanessa reveals the elements of theatre she finds most pleasurable, what kinds of theatrical ...