Running A Theatre Company

Running A Theatre Company Videos

  • Anthony Grey on fellow actors, the Stratford Festival, and Provost Sealey (Part 4 of 7)

  • Anthony Grey on Mary Godwin and Earle Grey (Part 3 of 7)

  • Anthony Grey on the Earle Grey Shakespeare Festival (Part 2 of 7)

  • Anthony Grey on the reception, philosophy, and memorabilia of the Earle Grey Festival (Part 5 of 7)

  • Anthony Grey on Toronto theatre in the 1950s and coming to Canada (Part 1 of 7)

  • 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.

  • 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)

  • Joy Coghill on culture, the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre School, and Chicago (Part 1 of 9)

  • Joy Coghill on early theatre in British Columbia, radio, and Iris Warren (Part 8 of 9)

  • Joy Coghill on founding PAL and seniors and theatre (Part 6 of 9)

  • Joy Coghill on the Arts on the west coast and Emily Carr (Part 5 of 9)

  • Joy Coghill on the Holiday Theatre (Part 9 of 9)

  • Joy Coghill on the National Theatre School and teaching acting (Part 3 of 9)

  • Joy Coghill on the US and Canada, New York, and the 1967 Centennial (Part 2 of 9)

  • Joy Coghill on Vancouver during WWII and Alan Barlow (Part 7 of 9)

  • Joy Coghill the Ecstasy of Rita Jo, Frances Hyland, and the Vancouver Playhouse (Part 4 of 9)

  • 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

  • Mallory Gilbert on being a general manager and starting out (Part 1 of 9)

  • Mallory Gilbert on financing, Tarragon philosophies, and design (Part 3 of 9)

  • Mallory Gilbert on Maggie Bassett and Bill Glassco (Part 4 of 9)

  • Mallory Gilbert on Toronto Theatres in the 1970s and PACT (Part 5 of 9)

  • Mallory Gilbert on young companies, planning a season, and collaboration (Part 2 of 9)

  • Marlene Smith on AIDS (Part 8 of 10)

  • Marlene Smith on becoming a theatre producer (Part 1 of 10)

  • Marlene Smith on Canadian theatre (Part 2 of 10)

  • Marlene Smith on how to be a good producer (Part 9 of 10)

  • Marlene Smith on Napoleon (Part 6 of 10)

  • Marlene Smith on producing Cats (Part 3 of 10)

  • Marlene Smith on producing commercial theatre (Part 7 of 10)

  • Marlene Smith on show business (Part 4 of 10)

  • Marlene Smith on staging Cats (part 5 of 10)

  • Marlene Smith on Theatre Museum Canada (Part 10 of 10)

  • 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 – Québec 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.

  • Mavor Moore on Canadians’ view of American culture (Part 1 of 19)

  • Mavor Moore on Centennial projects and Charlottetown Festival (Part 2 of 19)

  • Mavor Moore on Dora Mavor Moore’s contribution to theatre in Canada (Part 3 of 19)

  • Mavor Moore on his acting career (Part 5 of 19)

  • Mavor Moore on New Play Society (Part 4 of 19)

  • 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)

  • 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

  • Sharon Pollock on communicating meaning, acting, and advice for theatre makers.

  • Sharon Pollock on Doc, family, naturalism, and seeing your work directed.

  • Sharon Pollock on important moments from Manitoba Theatre.

  • Sharon Pollock on regional theatre and creating stories

  • Sharon Pollock on the process of writing and finding creativity.

  • Sharon Pollock on the thrust of good writing and advice to young writers.

  • Sharon Pollock on vulnerability, watching your writing, and Canadian play development.

  • Sharon Pollock on writing history, the playwright’s authority, and Kabloona Talk.

  • Susan Rubes on coming to Toronto, New York, and working in radio and television (Part 2 of 8)

  • Susan Rubes on founding Young Peoples Theatre in 1966 (Part 1 of 8)

  • Susan Rubes on fundraising and programming (Part 6 of 8)

  • Susan Rubes on leaving Czechoslovakia and growing up in New York (Part 4 of 8)

  • Tom Hendry on how he got his start (Part 1 of 6)

  • Tom Hendry on John Hirsh (Part 5 of 6)

  • Tom Hendry on Morality Squad and founding Toronto Free Theatre (Part 2 of 6)

  • Tom Hendry on Red Emma, Billy the Kid and Michael Ondaatje (Part 4 of 6)

  • Tom Hendry on Satyricon and the Stratford Festival (Part 6 of 6)

  • Tom Hendry on the Toronto Free Theatre building (Part 3 of 6)

  • 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.

  • 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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