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iPhoto caption: Photo by David Cooper.

Kimberley Rampersad is the Shaw Festival’s new Associate Artistic Director

"I’m interested in Shaw using the theatre as a voice to reach the people. I’m interested in him being a great orator and having his characters discuss great ideas, but within situations that the audience understands."

By Mae Smith / Apr 3, 2020

In Conversation: Carolyn Fe, Chloé Hung, and Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster

Three Women of Swatow is, at its core, a deep dive into the­ legacy of abuse, the power of inherited trauma, and a journey across generations and oceans – all with the promise of blood, and lots of it.

By Justine Abigail Yu / Mar 14, 2020
iPhoto caption: Jamie Robinson as a con artist in Gas Girls

Observations from a Diversity Panelist

When I think about the dozens of characters I’ve portrayed on stage and screen over the years, I wonder if in fact I was misappropriating some of those parts, and if others would have criticized me in those roles.

By Jamie Robinson / May 10, 2017