Directing Plays & Operas

Directing Plays & Operas Videos

  • Christopher Newton on identity, first auditions, and Canadian inferiority.

  • Christopher Newton on actor/directors, John Hirsch, and arts advocacy.

  • Christopher Newton on Artistic Directing at Theatre Calgary.

  • Christopher Newton on boards and theatre administration.

  • Christopher Newton on Canadian culture and Toronto.

  • Christopher Newton on Jean Roberts and Training.

  • Christopher Newton on starting out, mentors, inspiration, and childhood.

  • Christopher Newton on the Canadian myth and touring with the Canadian Players.

  • Christopher Newton on the Shaw Festival aesthetic, Derek Goldby, and programming.

  • Christopher Newton on working in the theatre, music, and the gardens.

  • Christopher Newton on working with actors, creating an ensemble, and Heath Lamberts.

  • Marshall Pynkoski and Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg 1

  • Martha Henry on being an actor who directs (Part 19 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on Diana Leblanc (Part 15 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on early days in Toronto and Crest Theatre (Part 14 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on English and French at National Theatre School (Part 13 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on female characters in Shakespeare (Part 9 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on her first time directing (Part 11 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on Jean Gascon (Part 21 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on Jean Gascon (Part 22 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on John Colicos (Part 2 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on John Hirsch (Part 18 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on knowing our theatre history (Part 10 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on Michael Langham (Part 17 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on Michael Langham (Part 17 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on playing in Repertory Theatre (Part 8 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on Robin Phillips (Part 1 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on taking voice lessons with Louis Spitzer (Part 7 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on the body as instrument (Part 6 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on the confidence of an actor (Part 16 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on the first class at the NTS (Part 12 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on the power of acting (Part 5 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on whether an actor wears a mask (Part 20 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on working with designer Astrid Janson (Part 4 of 23)

  • Martha Henry on working with designer John Pennoyer (Part 3 of 23)

  • Maurice Podbrey – 1 – founding the Centaur Theatre and managing a theatre.

  • Maurice Podbrey – 2 – Artistic Directing, helping found PACT, and South African Theatre.

  • Maurice Podbrey – 3 – Identity and Multiculturalism in Canada and South Africa.

  • Maurice Podbrey – 4 – promoting new works, and English and French theatre.

  • Maurice Podbrey – 5 – Qu├ębec politics, and art and life.

  • Maurice Podbrey – 6 – starting out and memorable productions.

  • Maurice Podbrey – 7 – members of PACT — Glassco, Luscombe, Hirsch.

  • Maurice Podbrey – 8 – being an Artistic Director, the Canada Council, and Athol Fugard.

  • Maurice Podbrey – 9 – National Theatre School and South African Theatre.

  • Michael Langham on “Yes, Farewell” and five years in a POW camp (Part 3 of 9)

  • Michael Langham on Campbell, 1956 Henry V at Stratford, Crean, and Heeley (Part 5 of 9)

  • Michael Langham on Christopher Plummer and Classical culture (Part 9 of 9)

  • Michael Langham on citizenship, confidence, Shakespeare’s sonnets, and Tyrone Guthrie (Part 1 of 9)

  • Michael Langham on directing, the Canadian voice, and opening nights.

  • Michael Langham on King Lear, actor training, and speaking Shakespeare (Part 6 of 9)

  • Michael Langham on Stratford stages, Tanya Moisevitch, and imagination (Part 2 of 9)

  • Michael Langham on trusting text, the modern Stratford festival, and John Gielgud (Part 7 of 9)

  • Michael Langham on Tyrone Guthrie, early days at Stratford, and the new Globe (Part 4 of 9)

  • Vera Cudjoe on attending Ryerson University, Ernie Schwartz and Studio Lab Theatre, George Luscombe and Toronto Workshop Product

  • Vera Cudjoe on Ed Smith and the Buffalo Black Drama Workshop, Who’s Got His Own, and early collaborators at Black Th

  • Vera Cudjoe on education in England, arriving in Toronto, and her nursing career.

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