Theatre Erindale previewed their production of Macbeth last night, which will officially open to the public tonight, March 15th, and run until March 24th. With a new director in the faculty, and various acting and production challenges to conquer, a lot has gone into telling one of Shakespeare’s most well known stories, beyond simply learning the lines. Director David Matheson has transported student actors into the Scotland of the Dark Ages, with characters (male and female) donning kilts and Picts tattoos. Many in the cast have gone through weeks of training using broadswords and bucklers with Fight Director Daniel Levinson — “as braining a fellow actor is not the way to win friends and influence people,” jokes Theatre & Drama Studies co-ordinator Patrick Young. Props and costume students have also had their hands full, with paint – “NOT what goes on the floors and the walls, but what goes on… Read More
Peter Palermo, Art Fundamentals coordinator, is exhibiting his work in oil paint dealing with loss and memory. The exhibit runs from Jan. 18 to Feb. 22 in the Mayor’s Art Showcase at the Halton Hills Civic Centre, Georgetown, ON.