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The Performers Podcast

Jun 25, 2013

Chilina Kennedy is one of Canada’s most successful and sought after actresses. Chilina talks about her experiences working with top directors Des McAnuff and Gary Griffin. She also told me about the time she lost her voice in the middle of a performance. We discuss more personal issues like the impact of growing up as...

Jun 17, 2013

Steve Cohen is one of the most respected contemporary magicians in the world. He performs regularly at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Steve talks about his show Chamber Magic, which recreates the intimacy of popular 19th century parlor magic. Cohen, who is known as the Millionaires’ Magician, has made a...

Jun 10, 2013

Kenneth Brown is one of Canada’s most prolific writers for the theatre. Kenneth and his work have traveled the world. Kenneth has also spent 30 years teaching theatre at Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton. In our conversation Kenneth refers to himself as a “mountebank insane poet.” His passion for theatre is...

Jun 4, 2013

We talk about his path to becoming an arts journalist and how social media has changed the relationship between artists, their audience and theatre critics.

We talk about growing up in the politically charged city of Montreal and studying theatre at McGill University.