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Balancing Act

There are many parallels that can be drawn between being a caregiver and being an artist. Both are consuming, creative, require patience and sensitivity. Both are vital to answering questions about identity and shaping of our future. However, the demands of becoming a carer include isolation, marginalisation and disproportionate economic impact for those working in …

Red Kite Toronto Training Project

From November 25 – 30, 2013, Theatre Direct Canada partnered with The Chicago Children’s Theatre to bring Artistic Director Jacqueline Russell and production manager Dawn Akelis to Toronto with the aim of creating a scratch performance for children with  autism spectrum disorder (ASD). “Red Kite” is the title of an exciting series of multi-sensory theatrical experiences …