From page to stage: a look at Colin Winslow’s theatre design career – curious arts

Hello and welcome to another edition of Talking Theatre. I’m Alex Donovan and today I’m joined by Colin Winslow, Set and Costume Designer for Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol, a satirical play currently running at the Timms Centre until February 18.  You can read an excerpt of our interview here, or listen to the podcast for … Read moreFrom page to stage: a look at Colin Winslow’s theatre design career – curious arts

A brief historical overview of Government Inspector – curious arts

Photo Of Characters On Set For The Studio Theatre Performance Of Government Inspector

A Look at the Life of the Playwright Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol was born in 1809 in a small town in Ukraine called Sorochintsy. At the time, Ukraine was a part of the Russian Empire. Gogol struggled to find purpose in his life at a young age and experimented with a number of different vocations with … Read moreA brief historical overview of Government Inspector – curious arts

An acclaimed director takes on Gogol’s biting satire – curious arts

Hello and welcome to another issue of Talking Theatre! I’m joined today by Ron Jenkins, director of Studio Theatre’s upcoming play, Government Inspector, by Nikolai Gogol running February 9 – 18, 2017 at the Timms Centre for the Arts. You can read an excerpt of our interview here, or listen to the podcast for the full … Read moreAn acclaimed director takes on Gogol’s biting satire – curious arts

Government Inspector – Director’s Notes – curious arts

Government Inspector – Director’s Notes by Ron Jenkins “Don’t blame the mirror if your face is lopsided.” – Nikolai Gogol I first read the Government Inspector in 1983 at Cape Breton University when I was taking my undergraduate degree with a major in Political Science. I had no intention of going into theatre at all. … Read moreGovernment Inspector – Director’s Notes – curious arts

Alcuin Awards for Book Design exhibit opens in FAB Gallery – curious arts

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Great design transforms Canadian books into works of art When the e-book revolution began, there were dire predictions about the book industry, most heralding the imminent death of the printed book. Now, a decade on, the printed book has not only survived, it is thriving, and the reason may have everything to do with design. … Read moreAlcuin Awards for Book Design exhibit opens in FAB Gallery – curious arts