Category Archives: Beginnings

Moving Daze: Austin, Texas

An update: I’m not leaving Toronto. Yet. I’m not sure I’m ready to commit to Canada and expat life forever, but just as I was about to give up hope, to say that I’d waited long enough for opportunities to … Continue reading

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Still Making Theatre: June Week in Review

Sometimes it feels like I’m in Lala-land, just a blank page stuck in between two chapters of my life, wondering how the transition out of graduate school into “the real world” (finally? it feels like we young adults look at … Continue reading

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The Big C: Collaboration

At the end of the spring semester, I really wanted to collaborate with other artists. I had been on an emerging artists roundtable at Theatre Gargantua and talked to so many people about their projects, their collaborators. After a winter … Continue reading

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My One Word 2014: And I picked . . .

I know, I know. It has been two weeks since I said I was going to pick word of the year. In just a few days January will be over and the first month of the year will officially be … Continue reading

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Beyond a Theatre Review: Why We Are Here! The Grand Finale

As I ponder over which word will be mine for 2014, I will revisit an event that helped me push boundaries and fully experience new theatre: Nightswimming’s Why We Are Here! Appropriately enough, it was the first theatre I attended upon … Continue reading

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Word of the Year?

A few days ago I came upon the idea of a new sort of New Year’s Resolution. It comes from Alece Ronzino and her blog, One Word 365. I’ve had problems with new year’s resolutions in the past. Not that … Continue reading

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The Return Part 2: The Up-side

Not all my comments on the last post about my return to Toronto were negative, but it was heavily laced with my homesickness for Austin, TX, family, undergraduate and high school friends, and the United States. What I was missing … Continue reading

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The Return

I took a break from this blog for a month in the hopes that it would help me focus on being at home and not always doing work. It worked and didn’t work. I was present in the warmth of … Continue reading

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Third Time’s the Charm? Way Beyond a Theatre Review-Chair with Man

Just a week ago I was not in Toronto but in Lansing, MI to watch the production of my third play, Chair with Man, through Michigan State’s Theatre and English Departments. It may not have been the first time to see … Continue reading

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Trains, Planes, Automobiles

I have taken them all to travel this semester. Actually, I’ve also travelled by boat since my parents and I took the ferry to and from the Toronto Islands for a morning trip in August. I’ve taken subways and streetcars … Continue reading

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