Spotlight On: Maxine Segalowitz: Actor, Choreographer, Dancer

By Caleigh Crow Maxine Segalowitz, in addition to being a busy actress in Montreal’s independent theatre scene, is a University-trained dancer, cabaret artist, sketch comedienne, clown, and gremlin-witch. That last feather in her cap came after she was cast in Raise the Stakes Theatre’s 2016 production of Macbeth, where Maxine played Witch #3, where she … Continue reading  Spotlight On: Maxine Segalowitz: Actor, Choreographer, Dancer

From The Stage Manager’s Booth – An Interview with Elisabeth Bragale

QDF met with Elisabeth Bragale, Production Stage Manager for Arts Undergraduate Theatre Society’s production of Heathers: The Musical at McGill University to talk about the role and the challenges of a Stage Manager. Here is an interview from a unique perspective of a production team member that is far too often over looked: the Stage … Continue reading From The Stage Manager’s Booth – An Interview with Elisabeth Bragale

SPOTLIGHT on Nisha Coleman and her SELF-EXILE

On a slushy afternoon, QDF met with Canadian artist Nisha Coleman at the beautiful and charming cafe Tommys not far from the Centaur Theatre where Nisha will be performing her solo piece, Self-Exile, as part of the Wildside Festival. Nisha earned her spot at the festival by being selected as the Best of Fringe award … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT on Nisha Coleman and her SELF-EXILE

Spotlight on: The Pipeline, Mr. Goldberg Goes To Tel Aviv

The Montreal-based playwriting contest Write-On-Q, and The Pipeline readings of the winning submissions were created by Infinithéâtre, the Montreal-based theatre and production company with a mandate to support playwrights in Québec and the English language theatre community. Their mission, specifically, is to “develop, produce and broker new Québec theatre to ever-widening audiences.” Oren Safdie’s 2014 … Continue reading Spotlight on: The Pipeline, Mr. Goldberg Goes To Tel Aviv

The Right to the City

Concordia University students give back to the community, creatively On December 3rd, students from Concordia University’s The Right to the City project will present a theatre and art showcase at various locations in Pointe-Saint-Charles after spending their Fall semester working for community organizations in the area. The neighbourhood will be lively with the students presenting … Continue reading The Right to the City