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Invisibility cloaks, cardboard rockets, and flying orbs of light: Here’s how Canadian theatre uses the art of magic

In many ways, theatre artists and magicians have the same job. We push the bounds of a live experience to startle audiences into confronting their realities. We aim to tell stories that linger. For a magician, there’s no such thing as “it can’t be done.” It can always be done, one way or another.

By Michael Kras / Mar 1, 2024
iPhoto caption: Lena Maripu and Fiona Sauder. Photo by Nicholas Porteous

Any Happy Little Thought

Children assume utter potential in every moment, and it makes them powerful.

By Fiona Sauder / Dec 11, 2017