04 - We do things
Episode 4 Show Notes
Wherein Jacob and Adrienne talk about how much a person can do, what "the audience" wants and the pros and cons of independent theatre festivals for developing new work.
They also talk about
the benefits of leaving hang-out space when programming cultural events,
whether David Mamet is a cheery sort of guy,
different forms of community theatre,
the importance of doing it yourself,
starting where people are,
the relative merits of patronage,
Adrienne's approach to writing Final Reports,
Jacob's waves of Vancouver-envy,
when the audience's experience of a show begins,
LINKS TO THINGS WE TALK ABOUT
- Jacob on Twitter and on Instagram
- Adrienne on Twitter
- Fun Palace
- Rhubarb Festival
- Buddies in Bad Times
- Dedicated to the Revolutions
- What do theatre audiences want?
- Roller Derby
- The Scoop
- Jason and the Argonauts
- Three Penny Opera
- Difficult Plays and Simple Songs
- Erik Ehn, "The choir needs to hear music, too."
- "Equity" - Canadian Actors' Equity Association
- Bell curve
- The guy that Jacob follows on the internet who makes incredibly useful things is Brett Terptra.
- The name of the nanny whose photography was rediscovered is Vivian Maier
- Emily Dickensen's work was published during her lifetime, but it was only after her death that the "breadth of her work" (Wikipedia) was revealed.
- The Internet Archive
- Anecdotal Evidence
- Maiko Bae Yamamoto
- Theatre Replacement
- PuSh International Performing Arts Festival
- Summerworks Festival
- Conversation Starters
- Anne Bogart