QDF: Congratulations on Bonnie & Clyde being the first show of Contact Theatre! What made you decide this particular show? We knew we wanted to do a show that pushed the envelope in terms of themes and content beyond work we’d done with other companies before. Bonnie & Clyde was one of those shows we’d […]
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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 […]
We had the absolute pleasure of speaking with Andrea Davis who is currently starring in How Black Mothers Say I Love You. The production is midway through their run at Centaur Theatre so we had a check-in, spoke about the music in the show and dipped our toes into the waters of motherhood. Quebec Drama […]
We had a quick conversation with the creator of the upcoming Numbers Increase As We Count… Ülfet Sevdi! We talked about her research and the Theatre of the Oppressed! Quebec Drama Federation: The production, Numbers Increase As We Count… includes testimonies and documentation from subjects who experienced displacement and forced-sex work. What was the process […]
We spoke with Carolina Chmielewski about Tales from the Wind. Carolina is the performer behind the upcoming production happening at Centaur Theatre as a part of their TD Saturday Morning Children’s Series on February 9, 2019. Carolina also works at Centaur so we were thrilled to talk to her about her experience in theatre! Quebec […]
QDF: Can you talk about how identity as it relates to the characters in crisis? Joy Ross-Jones: As a Venezuelan-Canadian, I’ve always felt as split sense of cultural identity. I left Venezuela at 17 and have made my life here in Montreal. The move strengthened my understanding of myself as a Canadian, but strangely, […]
Five years ago on a Monday afternoon Mike Payette asked me what has since proven to be the most significant question of my career: Who are you, and what do you do? On the surface there isn’t much to it, questions like these are often the standard opener for engaging in small talk with […]
QDF spoke with the co-creators Matt Miwa and Julie Tamiko Manning of The Tashme Project: The Living Archives. The responses are in one voice as creators. QDF: Can you tell us a little bit about your experience as co- creators of the project? How was the experience working together on such an intimate work? As half-Japanese Canadian […]
Quebec Drama Federation with Andrew Morissey (Hedwig), Noelle Hannibal (Producer and Yitzhak), Elisabeth Nyveen (Stage Manager) and Nadia Verrucci (director) QDF: Can you tell us about your relationship(s) to the original film and broadway production Hedwig and the Angry Inch? How would you say In the Wings’ Hedwig is different to past productions? Andrew Morisphy: I […]
QDF General Auditions Open Call for Actors & Designers The Quebec Drama Federation is announcing the upcoming Montreal General Auditions to be held on December 12 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM and December 13 from 10:30 AM to 5:00PM. This is an open call to both Union and Non-union actors and designers; However, as per Equity requirements, Equity members […]
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