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Backstage: Building bridges all in a day’s work for Dorothy Gray

Michael D. Reid and College co-founder Janis Dunning reflect on the cherished College tradition of the Dorothy Gray Day of Bridge.
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Backstage: Hickman puts fresh spin on Fosse’s classic footwork

Michael D. Reid interviews Sweet Charity's choreographer, Jessica Hickman, about paying homage to Bob Fosse while developing original choreography.
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Backstage: Sweet Charity’s feminist message inspires director Barbara Tomasic

Sweet Charity's director, Barbara Tomasic, discusses the feminist histories of the production, and how she is keeping the show relevant to a contemporary audience.
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Backstage: Payne’s performing arts acumen powered by creative, practical tools

Michael D. Reid interviews "Company C" Studio Ensemble student Avry Payne about the challenges she's faced and new skills she's learning in the program.
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Backstage: Student soup kitchen a labour of love for Jim and Joansie

Michael D. Reid gets behind the scenes of a longstanding College tradition.
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Backstage: Thinking out of the box with R.J. Peters

Michael D. Reid interviews Production Manager R.J. Peters about the challenges of producing two very different shows in repertory.
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Backstage: Performers motivate choreographer Laura Krewski

Michael D. Reid interviews movement director Laura Krewski about physical storytelling in The Penelopiad.
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Backstage: Penelopiad opening couldn’t be better timed, says Ron Jenkins

Public Relations Liaison Michael D. Reid interviews Penelopiad director Ron Jenkins about the show's themes of female empowerment.
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Backstage: A College tradition of honouring Remembrance Day

Public Relations Liaison Michael D. Reid reflects on the history and the future of our Concert of Remembrance.
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Backstage: Student’s family history key element of Remembrance concert

Year II student Emma McEvoy reflects on the personal significance of our upcoming Concert of Remembrance.
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