Rehearsing & Creating A Play

Rehearsing & Creating A Play Videos

  • Christopher Plummer – 01 – Working with Elia Kazan

  • Christopher Plummer – 02 – Working with Amelia Hall

  • Christopher Plummer – 03 – What makes stars

  • Christopher Plummer – 04 – What it means to be Canadian

  • Christopher Plummer – 05 – Tyrone Guthrie’s home

  • Christopher Plummer – 06 – Tyrone Guthrie as director

  • Christopher Plummer – 07 – Tyrone Guthrie and Shakespeare

  • Christopher Plummer – 08 – Fyodor Komisarjevsky

  • Christopher Plummer – 09 – Stillness vs bravura

  • Christopher Plummer – 10 – Productions of Coriolanus

  • Christopher Plummer – 11 – Ottawa Repertory Theatre

  • Christopher Plummer – 12 -Jonathan Miller’s Lear

  • Christopher Plummer – 13 – Michael Langham

  • Christopher Plummer – 14 – Method Boys (Method acting) vs Limey poofs (Classical acting)

  • Christopher Plummer – 15 – Mentor Eleanor Stuart

  • Christopher Plummer – 16 – Make Shakespeare accessible

  • Christopher Plummer – 17 – Learning to act

  • Christopher Plummer – 18 – King Lear

  • Christopher Plummer – 19 – Keeping his career going

  • Christopher Plummer – 20 – Instinctive acting

  • Christopher Plummer – 22 – How to play classics

  • Christopher Plummer – 23 – How to keep Shakespeare

  • Christopher Plummer – 24 – How Shakespeare can work

  • Christopher Plummer – 35 – Early days in Montreal

  • Christopher Plummer – 36 – Dealing with critics

  • Christopher Plummer – 37 – Cyrano de Bergerac

  • Christopher Plummer – 38 – Coming from Privilege

  • Christopher Plummer – 39 – Canadian audiences

  • Christopher Plummer – 40 – Breaking down boundaries

  • Christopher Plummer – 41 – A speech in King Lear

  • Christopher Plummer – 42 – Christopher Plummer’s advice to young actors

  • Christopher Plummer – 43 – Adjusting his style

  • Christopher Plummer – 44 – Acquiring Techniques

  • Cynthia MacLennan on Maggie Smith, fitting actors, and collaboration (Part 4 of 8)

  • Cynthia MacLennan on the fitting room, starting at Stratford, and cutting (Part 1 of 8)

  • Cynthia MacLennan on the job of a cutter and period costumes (Part 2 of 8)

  • Desmond Heeley – 2 – Designing “Cinderella on Ice”

  • Desmond Heeley – 3 – Designing “Cyrano” with Tanya Moiseiwitsch

  • Desmond Heeley – 4 – Designing Prince Charles’ investiture

  • Desmond Heeley – 5 – His hands

  • Desmond Heeley on Continuing to learn (Part 1 of 23)

  • Eric Peterson on Broadway

  • Eric Peterson on Canadian intent

  • Eric Peterson on going to England

  • Eric Peterson on imitation

  • Eric Peterson on leaving England

  • Eric Peterson on public recognition

  • Eric Peterson on technical theatre

  • Eric Peterson on the business of culture

  • Eric Peterson on the importance of theatre

  • Eric Peterson on the role of theatre

  • George F. Walker on awards

  • George F. Walker on Canada

  • George F. Walker on CBC’s development process

  • George F. Walker on directing

  • George F. Walker on Ken Gass

  • George F. Walker on producing TV

  • George F. Walker on Stratford

  • George F. Walker on television

  • George F. Walker on the Factory Theatre

  • George F. Walker on the limitations of television

  • George F. Walker on This is Wonderland

  • George F. Walker on working with non-profits

  • George F. Walker on writing quickly

  • George F. Walker’s advice for young writers

  • Jean Louis Roux Founding Theatre du Nouveau Monde (Part 2 of 15)

  • Jean Louis Roux on Beginnings in Stratford in 1956 (“Henry V”) (Part 3 of 15)

  • Jean Louis Roux on comparing Hamlet in English and French (1 of 15)

  • Jean Louis Roux on how to teach acting (Part 5 of 15)

  • Jean Louis Roux on Inner clown (Part 4 of 15)

  • Jean Louis Roux on the essence of being an actor (Part 7 of 15)

  • Jean Louis Roux on the importance of listening on stage (Part 8 of 15)

  • Jean Louis Roux on the influence of classical French theatre in Québec (Part 9 of 15)

  • Jean Louis Roux on the roots of theatre in Quebec (en Français) (Part 10 of 15)

  • Jean Louis Roux on translating Shakespeare to French (en Francais) (Part 6 of 15)

  • Joyce Doolittle on being healthy

  • Joyce Doolittle on coming to Canada

  • Joyce Doolittle on her eponymous theatre

  • Joyce Doolittle on Herbie Whittaker and other favourites

  • Joyce Doolittle on performing for children and the importance of government grants

  • Joyce Doolittle on the state of theatre in Canada

  • Joyce Doolittle on the world of the play

  • Joyce Doolittle on theatricality

  • Leon Major on heroism in opera

  • Leon Major on his teaching career

  • Leon Major on learning to listen

  • Leon Major on middle class opera

  • Leon Major on music in theatre

  • Leon Major on new opera

  • Leon Major on planning the opera season

  • Paul Thompson – 11 – Lasting effect of the alternative theatre of the 70s

  • Paul Thompson on “The Farm Show” and ” The Drawer Boy” (Part 8 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on involvement at Theatre Passe Muraille (Part 4 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on learning from Quebecois culture (Part 19 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on linking themes to an audience (Part 9 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on Native theatre in Canada (Part 6 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on reaching audiences in Toronto (Part 7 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on sex in the alternative theatre (Part 10 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on the boom and bust theory of Canadian culture (Part 2 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on the legacy of collective theatre (Part 12 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on the Passe Muraille building (Part 21 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on the production of “1837” (Part 14 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on the theatre scene in Toronto 2007 (Part 16 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on theatre of “borrowed words” (Part 15 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on theatres now (2009) (Part 5 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on threats to Canadian theatre (Part 13 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on Toronto’s five theatre companies in the 60s/70s (Part 18 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on working on Tartuffe in Stratford, 1968 (Part 20 of 21)

  • Paul Thompson on writing for collective theatre (Part 17 of 21)

  • Peter Wylde on Canadian culture in performance

  • Peter Wylde on commercial acting versus acting for art

  • Peter Wylde on evolving writing styles

  • Peter Wylde on humanity

  • Peter Wylde on increasing scope

  • Peter Wylde on mannerisms

  • Peter Wylde on Naturalism

  • Peter Wylde on period studies

  • Peter Wylde on Romanticism

  • Peter Wylde on Shakespearean acting

  • Peter Wylde on studying the Baroque era

  • Peter Wylde on talent at George Brown

  • Peter Wylde on the silence game

  • Peter Wylde on what acting is

  • Peter Wylde on what good acting is

  • Peter Wylde’s advice for young actors

  • Robert Lepage – 1 – voice and speech, Lipsynch, and Peter Gabriel.

  • Robert Lepage – 2 – framing and the French and English languages

  • Robert Lepage – 3 – speaking text, emotion, and directing actors.

  • Robert Lepage – 4 – song, The Seven Streams of the River Ota, The Far Side of the Moon, story and history, and confidence.

  • Robert Lepage – 5 – confidence, Québécois culture, Montreal, and Québec City.

  • Robert Lepage – 6 – Ex Machina, Cirque du Soleil, and funding.

  • Robert Lepage – 7 – Ex Machina’s structure and collaborating with designers.

  • Robert Lepage – 8 – durational performance and collaboration.

  • Robert Lepage – 9 – the visual, imagination, and audiences.

  • Walter Learning on financing theatre (Part 8 of 13)

  • Walter Learning on philosophy (Part 3 of 13)

  • Walter Learning on physical theatricality (Part 2 of 13)

  • Walter Learning on publicity (Part 5 of 13)

  • Walter Learning on regrets (Part 4 of 13)

  • Walter Learning on taking over a company (Part 11 of 13)

  • Walter Learning on the Beaverbrook Playhouse (Part 7 of 13)

  • Walter Learning on The Dollar Woman (Part 9 of 13)

  • Walter Learning on the independence of art (Part 6 of 13)

  • Walter Learning on Theatre New Brunswick’s struggles (Part 10 of 13)

  • Walter Learning on wrestling and theatre in Newfoundland (Part 1 of 13)

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