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An American Playwright in Canada (Post 2016 Election)

I meant to share this article, my latest contribution to HowlRound, a few weeks ago. An American Playwright in Canada It’s the first of a three part series about new play development in the United States and Canada. I straddle the border … Continue reading

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Follow the Playwright–Me!

I’m off social media for the month of July (at least, we’ll see how this goes…), but I was BIG on social media in June– For Friday June 17th of the 2016 Canadian Writers’ Summit, the Playwrights Guild of Canada … Continue reading

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Aftermath

After the staged reading of Raggedy’s Kingdom… It’s taken me a week to recover. It may seem odd to say that … since it was such a huge success! All that worry from the weeks before when I was dreaming … Continue reading

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Before

Before the staged reading of Raggedy’s Kingdom… It’s the morning before, about half an hour until I leave for the theatre to go rehearse for five hour with the cast. To hear these words read in their entirety. To see people … Continue reading

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Poetry with Doug’s Rules for Constructive Criticism

Disclaimer: I don’t remember the actual rules from my first official writing workshop. I do distinctly remember putting them all up on a sheet of paper the afternoon before meeting our poetry instructor, Doug, at the Young Writer’s Workshop. Almost … Continue reading

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Oh the Horror – Staged Reading of RAGGEDY’S KINGDOM

Come hear the staged reading of my horror play, Raggedy’s Kingdom. After a year of development through Storefront Theatre’s Inaugural Playwrights’ Unit, Raggedy’s Kingdom is ready for its first full, public reading. WHERE – Storefront Theatre, Toronto, ON WHEN – May 30th, 8 … Continue reading

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One Word 365: 2016 edition

Except I don’t like the “one word only” rule. I never followed it back in 2014 or 2015 so I won’t do that in 2016 either. My phrase? Take yourself to zero. It’s a phrase Ghandi used to like to … Continue reading

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One Year Out: Positive Post-Graduate Update

I’ve been looking forward to posting this for a few months. Why? Because considering last year by the numbers helped me see the positive, amazing work I did during my graduate program at York University. I know that most people … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Performance: Essay on HowlRound

Finally I can share my report on Indy Convergence. I attended two “pop-up” residencies in April and May this past spring. They pulled me out of a sort of post-grad, post-winter depression and back into fully embracing the creative process. … Continue reading

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Beyond a Television Review: Goodbye to Glee

I only cried once during the finale episodes of Glee. I swear. And I was only running on about 5 hours of sleep. But I don’t like experiencing big emotions when I feel like I’m supposed to. Maybe it’s because I’m … Continue reading

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