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The Resistible Rise of Kevin

A quick walk through the mall leads me to wonder, did Back-to-School sales always start so early? It feels like the school year just ended and yet the shelves are filled with protractors, compasses and myriad other items I haven’t …

Meet the NSFW Company: Verne Good

Studio 180: What have you been up to lately?  Verne Good: Working as a personal trainer at a facility downtown, teaching Spin classes, starting to build my own in-home personal training service for people in the theatre community (coming soon!) …

We Recommend . . .

Studio 180 is delighted to have been selected to be a part of the Ontario Arts Council’s Theatre Creators’ Reserve program for the seventh consecutive year. It’s a program that allows us to recommend projects for funding that speak specifically …

To Love And Not Dishonour

Development has begun in earnest on Studio 180’s adaptation of David Rakoff’s poetic masterpiece Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish. Core Artistic Team member Mark McGrinder, who serves as Director and co-adaptor of the piece, took a moment to wax …

Meet the NSFW Company: James Graham

Next up in our NSFW profiles is James Graham, who plays Rupert, a study in privilege and provocation. Studio 180: What have you been up to lately? James Graham: I have been very fortunate this year (only my second since …

Meet The NSFW Company: Susan Coyne

Next up in our Meet The Company profiles is actor and writer Susan Coyne, our Miranda and one of the brilliant minds behind the beloved, theatre-centric television series Slings and Arrows. Here Susan lets us in on her character in

Meet The NSFW Company: Jessica Greenberg

As we prepare to move from the rehearsal hall into the theatre (conveniently located one flight up from The Theatre Centre‘s Incubator) we thought it would be an ideal time to start introducing you to members of the NSFW (Not …

That’s Even MORE Raven

Since the good folks at b current are offering 2 for 1 tickets to their afteRock plays this week (check their Facebook page for more details), we thought we’d go the 2 for 1 route with our blog as well. …

That’s So Raven

There’s a statement we often present to students taking part in our Studio 180 IN CLASS workshops, asking them to respond by placing themselves on a spectrum between “strongly agree” and “strongly disagree.” It’s a very simple statement but it …

Sport, Play and Modern Mythmaking

“They’re called plays!” It’s a phrase I’ve heard bandied about when folks get a little serious in their contemplation of a particular piece of theatre. It’s a glib comment, meant to diffuse the tension of a given moment but it’s …