Diverse range of UAlberta alumni, staff & faculty sound art projects featured in AGA exhibit at Enterprise Square Galleries Imagine an art gallery. The picture that often comes to your mind’s eye is an image of hushed whispers and library-quiet rooms filled with contemplative people gazing cross-armed at static artwork on the walls. Then what … Read moreSONAR

Q & A with creators of Elephant Wake

UAlberta alumni Jonathan Christenson & Bretta Gerecke reunite with Joey Tremblay for revival of Catalyst Theatre’s first international hit I had the opportunity to chat with the team behind Catalyst Theatre’s Elephant Wake. Joey Tremblay is the performer in this one-person play, and co-authored it with Jonathan Christenson in 1996. Bretta Gerecke is the designer and … Read moreQ & A with creators of Elephant Wake

Loveplay Examined through Historical Images

Three scenes in conversation with visual culture Moira Buffini’s Loveplay exhibits spectacles of sex and notions of love. The play’s 10 scenes depict a progression of time, starting during the “Classical Age” and ending in contemporary time, “The Age of Excess.” Here are three of the scenes from Loveplay in conversation with visual culture that is parallel to Buffini’s … Read moreLoveplay Examined through Historical Images

Video teaser: Loveplay

The challenges of bringing multiple characters and time periods to life in Loveplay There is something special about the energy in the lobby after a great performance. You have to be there to experience the animated chatter and provocative discussion of the play. That experience is what sets live theatre apart from television or movies. … Read moreVideo teaser: Loveplay

The Violet Hour video teaser

New Studio Theatre season launches with a theatrical love poem to author F. Scott Fitzgerald On now until Saturday, September 27th at the Timms Centre for the Arts, The Violet Hour is sure to be an appealing theatre experience for literary lovers, writers, bookworms and book clubs, dreamers and poets — really anyone with an affinity for … Read moreThe Violet Hour video teaser