Entries by Quebec Drama Federation

BEST LAID PLANS: Tim Rodrigues

 The plan was to move to Montréal to study Contemporary Dance, earn my BFA and move back to Toronto for Teachers College. Clearly, there was a change in plans. After completing my BFA & studying Lighting Design briefly, I decided to stay in Québec, and start my career here in Montréal. I stayed because I felt […]

BEST LAID PLANS: Holly Gauthier-Frankel

Oh Montreal, city of my heart, you are an ephemeral thing.  Born and raised in you, odd, bohemian, Québécois hamlet, I’ve absorbed so many of your different facets. I learned how to understand the violent histories that run through you, and through so many cultural stories in terrible and beautiful ways. I learned how to […]

Job Posting: Administrative Coordinator

QDF is currently seeking a part-time (8-10hrs/week) Administrative Coordinator with a one-year contract beginning on August 5, 2019. The position pays $150-$180/week. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Administrative Coordinator is responsible for ensuring efficient office systems and processes. The Administrative Coordinator will maintain records (financial, governmental, etc.); participate in the development and implementation of […]

Job Posting: Membership & Communications Coordinator

QDF is currently seeking a part-time (25hrs/week) Membership & Communications Coordinator with a year-long contract beginning on August 5, 2019. The position pays 15$/hour, payable in correspondence with net amounts after all standard employment deductions. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Membership & Communications Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and execution of QDF’s membership […]

Behind the Curtain: Encore

We had the pleasure of speaking with Zoe Roux about Tableau D’Hôte Theatre’s upcoming production, Encore. Roux is the costume and lighting designer on the piece. We spoke about her experience drawing inspiration, references she pulls from and about her career in design. Quebec Drama Federation: Encore deals with incredible romance and the experience of […]

THE DRAMA OF COMEDY

We sat down in Montreal’s MainLine Theatre MainStage for a conversation with (left to right) Sara Meleika, Keith Waterfield, Sehar Manji, Adam Capriolo, Tranna Wintour, Kate Hammer and Tatyana Olal, to talk about comedy in Quebec. The group brings a breadth of knowledge of Quebec comedy from standup, improv, sketch, theatre, producing and improv to […]

Behind the Curtain: Bonnie & Clyde

We had the pleasure of going Behind the Curtain with producers Ally Brumer and Debora Friedmann of Contact Theatre to talk about their upcoming production Bonnie & Clyde happening at MainLine Theatre from April 25-28! We spoke to the dynamic team about their experience creating a company and taking on the hit Bonnie & Clyde! QDF: Congratulations on […]

Behind the Curtain: Within The Glass

With Dale Hayes! Quebec Drama Federation: Within The Glass is written by Concordia alumna Anna Chatterton. Had you seen a performance of it before? Dale Hayes: No, I hadn’t seen Within The Glass before. We read it and the play hit the criteria we look for: simple set, moving in real time, and interesting and […]