Interview with Artistic Director ETC Evan Tsitsias by Vince Kennedy, 5 September 2020 RSS

Eclipse Theatre Company is launching its new educational initiative - Mentoring, Training and Opportunity. How is that going to work? ETC has always included an educational mandate since it’s inception. We all feel strongly about mentoring and training the next generation of artists, but also helping professionals continue to train and hone their skills. Since the pandemic, we have all learned how successful the use of the internet and Zoom technologies can be in sharing knowledge and skills, so this felt like the right time to begin this arm of the company. We have a very rich roster of Associate...

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What is the news on the Andrew Seok video “Birth of a Song” and its song “Who I Forgot To Be”? Andrew wrote this beautiful song and approached me to record it. I happily agreed and Vanessa Sears then came on board as the other half of our duet. In exchange, Andrew agreed to make this a fundraiser for ETC.  People will be able to download the video and song for donations to ETC, and in turn ETC will provide a share of those donations to Black Lives Matter Global Coalition’s registered charity  . . . Yes,  the poster features...

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So the whirlwind that was Kiss of the Spider Woman is gone.  How was it, bringing those professional artists and the Sheridan students together in one dramatic play and one dramatic place – the Old Don Jail? That was an absolutely incredible and epic experience. The blend of professionals with Sheridan students was the perfect fusion for this particular piece.   They get excellent training in all the performance areas, and so we were very fortunate in Michael Rubinoff’s generous work to contribute their time and effort and I know the equity actors adored them and cherished their time with the students and...

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Artist Interview, composer, interview, The LAB -

In this interview, Sara-Jeanne chats with the multi-faceted artist, Murray Foster.

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In this Interview, Sara-Jeanne speaks to Emily Dallas. Emily is an emerging musical theatre composer with whom ETC see's great promise.

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