Theatre News: June 17 – 23

Local News   Call for applications: 9 Internships in recognized art organizations thanks to démART-Mtl By: Conseil des Arts de Montreal Application deadline: October 13, 2017 From January to July 2018, démART-Mtl will enable 9 Montreal art organizations to enrol culturally diverse, newly arrived or first-generation professional artists into a paid internship. The goal of … Continue reading Theatre News: June 17 – 23

#fringebuzz wth Martin Law’s Odd, Offbeat, and Outlandish The Thrill of the Chaise 

by Caleigh Crow “I think I wrote the play in a coffee and ramen state in University,” says Martin Law, “I was probably just trying to escape being a University student but also imagining the bizarreness of what consciousness would be like in any other object. So, I put fully human emotions into chairs and … Continue reading #fringebuzz wth Martin Law’s Odd, Offbeat, and Outlandish The Thrill of the Chaise 

Fringe Buzzing with the team of La Troupe des Îles du Vent Moorea: Les Créanciers

By : Max Mehran This next article will be written in French as the team I interviewed came all the way from France to share with our Fringe Audience their critically acclaimed piece, Les Créanciers. I met with  Frédéric Fage (director/producer), Maroussia Henrich (actor/Tekla), Benjamin Lhommas (actor/Gustave), and Colombe Villaume (dancer). Around a table at Starbucks, … Continue reading Fringe Buzzing with the team of La Troupe des Îles du Vent Moorea: Les Créanciers

#fringebuzz: Zag Dorison’s Appetite for the “Off-Kilter” with Renfield or, Dining at the Bughouse

By Caleigh Crow “I did the Montreal Fringe 24 years ago. It was very different, not as many venues, not as many services and events,” says Zag Dorison of his FRINGE Festival background. “On one hand I'm a veteran, and on the other hand it's not like I've done many of them. No, I'm no … Continue reading #fringebuzz: Zag Dorison’s Appetite for the “Off-Kilter” with Renfield or, Dining at the Bughouse

Fringe Buzzing with Avi Bendahan: The Monkey Get His Staff

By: Max Mehran On one of the first sunny summer days, QDF met with Avi Bendahan, co-founder of JingJu Canada, to talk about their upcoming production, The Monkey Get His Staff,  at this year’s St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival. The show tells the story of the Monkey King, Sun Wukong, who travels to the Dragon King … Continue reading Fringe Buzzing with Avi Bendahan: The Monkey Get His Staff