Posts Tagged fringe


by Maya

June 28, 2018

The 2018 Ottawa Fringe Festival was an incredible success! We’d like to thank everyone who came out and supported the festival and its artists. This year we hit a record high attendance and we couldn’t have done it without you. So thank you to all our patrons, our sponsors, and the artists themselves. We hope… Read More

Interview with Laura Astwood (Ottawa Stilt Union)

by Ottawa Fringe

June 29, 2008

“This is a very old story” played at the grounds outside of Tabaret hall, a bring your own venue space that the Ottawa Stilt Union took full advantage of for their play about the cyclical nature of war and death. I caught up with the show’s creator, Laura Astwood, who graciously sat down with me… Read More

Interview with Alex Eddington (Old Growth)

by Ottawa Fringe

June 28, 2008

“The show is based on a true story on Grant Hadwin and the golden spruce,” says Alex Eddington as we chat about his show, Old Growth. I tell him I’d never heard of a golden spruce, or Grant Hadwin. “The golden spruce was a tree that used to stand on the Queen Charlotte Islands; it… Read More

Interview with Gemma Wilcox (Shadows in Bloom)

by Ottawa Fringe

June 26, 2008

“I live in America now, actually,” says Gemma Wilcox in a long English accent. I’m not very good at placing accents, but there’s no mistaking that one, and it prompted me to ask about where she spends her time. It turns out it’s Boulder, Colorado. How did that happen? “It’s a long story involving a… Read More

You’ve seen them making the rounds about the fringe: a pair in period dress, August and Frieda Strindberg, here in Ottawa to present a lecture on the secret art of alchemy. I managed to stop them for an interview. “I am performing a series of pseudo-scientific lectures entitled ‘Inferno Sonata.’ Do you know anything about… Read More

Interview with Vision Theatre

by Ottawa Fringe

June 24, 2008

Sitting around the table with five of the six players of Vision Theatre’s “4Play: One-Acts by David Ives,” there’s that feeling of infectious excitement. It’s the eve of opening night, and in two hours the cast will be presenting their first performance of there show, as the title suggests, a collection of one-act plays written… Read More

Interview with Weeping Spoon productions (Greed)

by Ottawa Fringe

June 23, 2008

A small group of Australians loiters outside the Academic Hall, telling people about their show: Greed showcases Tim Watts (TW), Nathan Tetlaw (NT), Kymba Cahill (KC), Shane Adamczak (SA) and Wyatt Nixon-Lloyd (WNL). Developed through a collaborative process for a small festival, the show represents the company’s first international tour. How did you all meet?… Read More

Interview with Brigette DePape

by Ottawa Fringe

June 23, 2008

As we set up for our interview, Brigette is helping to figure out the finishing touches on her set. Behind her on the stage of the SAW Gallery is an intricate art installation on its back wall: a mural of the logo for the band ‘Motorhead’, done up with 8,000 silver push-pins. It’s not particularly… Read More

Interview with Peter Hayes and Greg Landucci

by Ottawa Fringe

June 19, 2008

I’ve suggested that a good photo with both Peter and Greg in the shot lies just down the street in an alleyway. I’ve also suggested that it would be a good shot if both Peter and Greg were in it together, and I can interview them together. It’s not because we’re running behind on our… Read More