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iPhoto caption: Next Stage Festival 2019. Photo by Paula Sanderson.

Colder than COLD-VID: Reflections by 4 Isolating Next Stage Alumni on Their Time with the Festival

Next Stage isn't happening this year. Like most arts festivals, it's been halted by COVID. In this peculiar time of rest, many theatres have been re-evaluating their practises, seeing who they've left out of the programming and how they may better serve their communities.

By Aaron Jan / Oct 1, 2020

REVIEW: House: The Isolation Version

The fiction/real life bleed which in the original play comes from acknowledgement of the co-presence of performer and spectators becomes the character (and actor) acknowledging our simultaneous proximity and distance.

By Karen Fricker / May 11, 2020