Made in Madrid, performed at Mac McMaster students perform lost 16th century Spanish play for the first time in English
Nov16

Made in Madrid, performed at Mac McMaster students perform lost 16th century Spanish play for the first time in English

By: Vanessa Polojac From Nov. 10 to the 18, Peter Cockett’s Theatre and Film class hold the world premiere of Barbara Fuch’s English translation of Women and Servants. Women and Servants, written by famous Spanish playwright Lope De Vega, has been lost for over 400 years. But in 2014, University of California at Los Angeles English professor Barbara Fuchs rediscovered the manuscript hidden at the back of a library while vacationing in...

A steel city story eight years in the making The Pearl Company’s Here’s Johnny presents a look at local social issues in their own backyard
Oct23

A steel city story eight years in the making The Pearl Company’s Here’s Johnny presents a look at local social issues in their own backyard

By: Hafsa Sakhi Just off of King Street East on Steven Street lies the Pearl Company, one of Hamilton’s premier performance centres. Run by musician and artist Gary Santucci and arts activist Barbara Milne, the company is in the midst of their latest production, Here’s Johnny, a tale that explores the lives of locals facing poverty, addiction and trauma. Santucci was inspired to use the play as reflection on his life in Hamilton, and...

We Are Not The Others A collaboration by a McMaster associate professor and an actor, singer and writer for the Fringe festival
Aug04

We Are Not The Others A collaboration by a McMaster associate professor and an actor, singer and writer for the Fringe festival

By: Vanessa Polojac Established from a study conducted within the Hamilton community, McMaster associate professor of Social Work Mirna E. Carranza collaborated alongside Toronto based, Persian-Canadian actor, singer and writer Izad Etemadi to create a story that explores the re-occurring struggles, sacrifices and issues that many newcomers to Canada face, particularly women. In partnership with the Immigrant Working Centre, Emergency...

FRINGE From July 20 to July 30, a group of graduates took the next step towards a career in theatre
Jul20

FRINGE From July 20 to July 30, a group of graduates took the next step towards a career in theatre

On the outskirts of campus, McMaster graduates prepare a story of an apocalyptic diner to be performed at the fourteenth annual Hamilton Fringe Festival. For many of those involved, ???????????????????? ???????????????????? preludes the next big step in pursuing a career in the local theatre industry in Hamilton and beyond. Full story is available at https://www.thesil.ca/fringe Related Posts RECONCIL 1A03Dundurn Market is back in...

First Class and Hamilton theatre for Mac graduates From July 20 to July 30, a group of graduates will take the next step towards a career in theatre
Jul20

First Class and Hamilton theatre for Mac graduates From July 20 to July 30, a group of graduates will take the next step towards a career in theatre

On the outskirts of campus, McMaster graduates prepare a story of an apocalyptic diner to be performed at the fourteenth annual Hamilton Fringe Festival. For many of those involved, First Class preludes the next big step in pursuing a career in the local theatre industry in Hamilton and beyond. First Class was first shown as part of the McMaster Theatre Programs’ graduating classes’ Honours Series Performances, and was selected via...

COMPOSITION A micro-documentary featuring MAC Dance: McMaster Competitive Dance Team
Apr05

COMPOSITION A micro-documentary featuring MAC Dance: McMaster Competitive Dance Team

MAC Dance hosted their year end showcase on April 8. Check out MAC Dance Competitive Team Year End Showcase for more information. Related Posts Betrand Russell Centre now openRECONCIL 1A03Humans of McMaster with Dina...