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iPhoto caption: Space Girl production shot by Joey Senft.

For lighting designer Hailey Verbonac, Indigenous design is in the details

Hailey Verbonac is a trailblazing designer — and budding rap lyricist. At least that’s the case with regard to his work on Space Girl, a new play by Frances Koncan that Prairie Theatre Exchange is presenting digitally following a live run in 2023.

By Nathaniel Hanula-James / Jan 19, 2024
iPhoto caption: Photo by Maxime Côté

There’s More Than One Way to Climb a Wall

Every body I had seen on stage had a symmetry to it, a grace in its movement. I had neither of these qualities. My right leg is a prosthetic.

By Yousef Kadoura / Oct 27, 2017
National Theatre School iPhoto caption: Photo by Marie-Ève Rochon

Changes Are Coming to the National Theatre School of Canada

The National Theatre School is implementing a four-year growth plan that will add a new artistic direction program, expand its Indigenous artist-in-residence program, and develop programs for young people.

By Maija Kappler / Mar 21, 2017
iPhoto caption: Nikki Duval as Kit (NTS, 2014). Photo by Maxime Côté

Circling Back

I was transported back to my youth, to similar garage parties, to living carelessly, pushing the boundaries of my own mortality.

By Nikki Duval / Nov 17, 2016