Posts by Theatre

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 …

In for the long haul

By Jackson Haime • November 21, 2013


Alright everyone, it’s almost time for us all to go home and spend some time with our families over the winter break. We can …

Theatre and music merge

By Jesse Ward • November 1, 2013


Dalhousie University’s theatre and music departments will merge into the Fountain School of Performing Arts on July 1, 2014.
With a gift of $10 million …

Dalhousie actor snags role in AFF film

By Meagan Wiederman • September 20, 2013

Josh Cruddas, a Dalhousie grad, landed a role in a feature film. (press photo)

A recent Dalhousie graduate, Josh Cruddas will be appearing in the Civil War feature film Copperhead as Jimmy, an orphan taken in by the Beech …

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 …

Lilah Kemp: the hero version

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • October 5, 2012


By Kristen Reid and Kathleen Stairs, Arts Contributors
Picture this: a small black room strewn with artistic patrons holding mason jars full of wine and …