Posts by Theatre

Two Minute Mania

By Alexandra Florent • January 16, 2015

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North end theatre festival rips through 30 plays in 60 minutes

“30/60″ (30 Plays in 60 minutes) by Up the Hill Theatre Productions runs from …

Getting out there

By Robyn Moore • November 15, 2014

Getting out there

Lessons from a Dalhousie theatre alumni

Sitting through hours of lecture each week, it can feel like graduation is a lifetime away. But what do you …

Fountain School opens

By Victoria Walton • September 12, 2014

Fountain School opens

Arts have a new home at Dal
The much-anticipated Fountain School of Performing Arts opened its doors in July, considerably expanding music, theatre and film …

Vanishing into “How to Disappear Completely”

By Meagan Wiederman • February 4, 2014

Itai Erdal and his mother. (Photo by Johan Lavine via Portland Institute for Contemporary Art)

In September 2000, lighting designer Itai Erdal received news that his mother was diagnosed with cancer. She had only nine months to live. After …

Putting on Pericles

By Nikki Jamieson • November 22, 2013


Dalhousie’s theater department will present Pericles,  its second production of the 2013-2014 season, on Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Pericles is a  magical adaptation of Ancient Greece, telling the …

Dal Theatre presents: The Ghost Sonata

By Mat Wilush • October 25, 2013


A twisted ride through a fever dream, The Ghost Sonata is nightmarish in a way that only powerful theatre can be. Dalhousie Theatre’s first performance …

Where to see plays in Halifax

By Zoe Doucette • September 2, 2013


In spite of your lengthy Netflix queue, theatre lives on. Get out of the house and plop your bum in a seat at one of …

Redefining Theatre: the King’s Infringement Festival

By Leah Shangrow • February 15, 2013

A scene from the Infringement play

Student plays break the mold

Strawberries in January

By Emma Romano • January 19, 2013

All the stars: Sophie, Francois and the berries. (Emma Romano photo)

Strawberries in January, written by Évelyne de la Chenelière in French and translated by Morwyn Brebner, is a story about saying the wrong thing …

Where the hell is everyone trying to get to?

By Kathleen Stairs • October 26, 2012

They can run but they can’t hide

The aura of the small theatre was one of uncertainty: in the background wind whispered secrets while low yellow light illuminated the set. Before …