Eclipse Theatre Commission – ‘TIL THEN

I am so honoured to have been included in this project with my long time collaborator Richard Ouzounian. It has been a long pandemic, so when Eclipse approached us and asked us to write a song inspired by this time there was certainly a lot of inspiration to draw from. I'm really proud what Richard [...]

By |2021-08-04T13:26:56+00:00August 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Opera on the Avalon Workshop

Had a wonderful time workshopping the new Opera "February" with Opera on the Avalon while out here in Trinity. As someone who has worked in Musical Theatre as a performer and writer it was absolutely fascinating to look at the similarities and differences in the craft. For example: as a librettist you have even less [...]

By |2021-08-04T13:28:14+00:00July 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Back for a time in the Bight!

Yet again, I feel so lucky to be working at a time like this. I'm back for the summer in Trinity Newfoundland with Rising Tide Theatre, surrounded by a community and natural beauty that I love. I'll be performing in four shows in rep this summer, including the beautiful "West Moon" by Al Pittman, which [...]

By |2021-06-18T18:22:08+00:00June 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lunchbox Theatre workshop: Calling Out Christmas!

Clockwise from top right: Patti Neice (Lunchbox GM), Lenette Randall (actor), Bronwyn Steinberg (Lunchbox AD/Director), Kennedy Greene (SM), Grant Tilly (playwright), Jeselle Lauren (actor), David Sklar (actor). Christmas in April, what could be better? Like a lot of my artist friends, I've been muddling my way through this pandemic. I've found work online as [...]

By |2021-04-04T18:51:47+00:00April 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Summer in Newfoundland– Covid Edition

It was sometime in May and I had been in isolation with my Father in Calgary for about two months when I got the call from Donna Butt, the AD at Rising Tide Theatre in Trinity Newfoundland. Though there would be no public performances for the summer, she was bringing together a small core company [...]

By |2020-09-21T14:34:32+00:00September 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Neptune Theatre YOCo and Gander Musical Theatre Symposium

Instead of a direct flight back to Toronto from Newfoundland there were a few stops in between. First, to Halifax (where I weather Hurricane Dorian) to work with the Neptune Youth Performance Company. In 2017 they premiered my musical “My Side of the Country” and it was great to see them all two years later [...]

By |2019-09-24T23:31:40+00:00September 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Naming of Port Rexton at Rising Tide

In 2015 Rising Tide premiered my full length musical “The Naming of Port Rexton”, this past fall the Artistic Director called and asked if I'd be able to reduce the size of the cast. It was an interesting challenge, finding a way to maintain a story while cutting the cast size from 17 to 10, [...]

By |2019-09-24T22:55:26+00:00September 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments