Date: 2007 October

October 30, 2007, by
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The series continues:

45) Dialogue is useful but action is eternal.

46) Theatre is one of the few things in my life that is sacred and ceremonious.

47) It is theatre that stops me from having a 9-to-5 job.

48) Transgression and betrayal of the senses and the accepted reactions of society.

49) Theatre is pornography with your clothes on.


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October 25, 2007, by
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The series continues:

40) The theatre is one of last sources of mystery left in the modern world.

41) Theatre dies when it is not played HERE, NOW, TODAY.

42) If a single sentence could contain the essence of theatre, that sentence would surely cause the universe to collapse.

43) Alive: If it weren’t then this blog wouldn’t exist.

44) How many theatre artists does it take to screw in a lightbulb?


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October 22, 2007, by
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Actor Cole J. Alvis seen here leaving Equity Showcase Theatre.
(Toronto, Canada)


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October 15, 2007, by
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The series continues:

35) Theatre is a museum of the human being’s visceral state; perhaps it could compete with the ROM or AGO if patrons had to observe the piece blindfolded.

36) Theatre is awfully fun to make when you’re working with good people.

37) Theatre is a singularity.

38) Theatre is usually the most magical when its practitioners have small budgets.

39) When someone tries to undermine an actor’s job by labeling it ‘easy’, an appropriate retort would be: “Making it look ‘easy’ is one of the most difficult parts of the job.”


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October 9, 2007, by
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The series continues:

30) Theatre brings artists of all genres together to tell a story – or many stories – of the human experience, perhaps seeking to create community.

31) Theatre is most compelling when it engages both the audience and the performers as much in their pinky toes as it does in their brains.

32) When a theatrical performance really and truly grabs hold of me, it becomes very dangerous, and I realize that if the actor jumps off a cliff I’m going to jump with them.

33) Bad theatre is usually the audiences fault.

34) A one-hour piece of theatre can put your materialistic concerns on ice; come feel the warmth inside the theatre community and let some of that freezing cold ice melt.


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October 2, 2007, by
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The series continues:

25) Sport is theatre.

26) Theatre is a dish best served with a post-show pint.

27) Theatre lives and breathes everywhere that an audience gathers; no matter if it’s one person, 400, or 2000.

28) This is frustrating.

29) In some respects, those little black-box theatre productions, ubiquitous in the vibrant cities of the artist, can represent some of life’s most disturbing and darkest corners; so the theatre can be a place where you should enter at your own visceral risk.


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