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SOPAC foreign film club explores role of gender in new series

Since the inception of La Cinémathèque Film Club, every season had a majority of men-directed films, but this season the theme has shifted and instead, will be showing “Seven Beauties” on Oct. 592 more words


The Mighty Primary School Play: Techniques For a Polished Primary Production

It’s coming on that time of year where frantic primary school teachers are trying to put on that special Christmas production. While I claim little knowledge on primary school teaching, I do know a few tips and tricks to create a decent play and from working on a couple primary plays myself here are a few ideas which might help you out. 482 more words

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Film and Theatre


Dramatic ritual – including use of props, costumes, and re-enactment – have been major aspects of First Peoples culture for centuries. However, colonialism suppressed and infiltrated these earlier forms of Indigenous theatre in Canada. 422 more words

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Review: Much Ado About Nothing

by Harry Elletson

Shakespeare’s tales have been told and re-told an incalculable number of times in thousands of different ways. In Not Cricket Productions’ version of the famous Much Ado About Nothing, the audience are transported to July 1918, in the midst of World War I as soldiers return from war. 448 more words

Review: Singin' in the Rain

By Ruth Comerford

Set in the roaring twenties, CHMS’s production of Singin in the Rain at The John Cooper Studio combines sizzling choreography with impressive vocals, to produce a feel good visual delight. 408 more words

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Preview: Much Ado About Nothing

By Hannah Forsyth

“I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow than a man swear he loves me.”

And so begins Much Ado About Nothing, one of Shakespeare’s best loved comedies. 393 more words

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Review: Not a Game for Girls

Not a Game for Girls, a charming original work by Benjamin Peel, explores the shifting expectations and social taboos of Britain after the havoc and destruction wreaked by the First World War on the established order. 226 more words

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