Articles tagged with: Arts Court
That’s a bit scary, and it may not be correct. But does it matter when that culture generates (and, undiverted, will continue to generate) fewer and fewer opportunities for artists to make even a minimal living? Barbara Brunzell has had this conversation with herself since childhood, which led her, as a 16-year-old, to support herself with odd jobs in Ottawa so she could attend Canterbury High School.
There’s a trace of trepidation in John Koensgen as he prepares his newest role. When he picked up the script for Educating Rita, he realized, “boy, these people sure talk a lot.” Not that Koensgen doesn’t like lines; he is, after all, an actor. But it’s the language that’s made him blink, the complex sentence structure and the nuanced words that play England’s upper class off against its lower. So finding resonance in a version of theatre’s most archetypal theme of transformation will be, he admits, a big challenge.