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The Watercooler celebrates one year of storytelling

After 12 months on The Basement stage and with over 50 storytellers sharing their anecdotes of heartache, triumph, misadventure and everything in between, The Watercooler is ready to cut the cake on their first birthday celebration. With a special anniversary … Continue reading

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Christmas is here! And so are company party packages!

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RDS7: Young & Hungry, Developing Artists Near You

I’ve always thought, pretentious as it may sound, that there is a difference between an actor who is a performer and an actor who is an artist. I can appreciate an actor who is a performer because to be an … Continue reading

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RDS7: A Virgin Moment

The confession that one of the first songs that I can remember hearing is “Like A Virgin,” will either have you consider my mom to be either really cool or rather inappropriate. I happen to appreciate her still existent obsession … Continue reading

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RDS7 Talks Young & Hungry

When I hopped on the phone with Gabrielle Vincent, this year’s Young & Hungry Producer, I knew that I was talking to a woman who has spent the past fifteen weeks spinning a lot of plates. The first thing that … Continue reading

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A new face for our garage gallery

    The Basement’s walls have always been a willing canvas to scribblers, street artists and set designers extending their work past the stage. Since spring was on the way we thought it was about time our front door got … Continue reading

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RDS7: A Moment of Politics

Still via Arts Foundation Video It’s an interesting thing, being in another country while they are holding elections. For the first time in my life I have no actual concept of what one party represents compared to the other, and … Continue reading

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Usher…usher… usher???

Fancy yo’self as an usher? Wanna see shows for free? Thought you might. Become a part of The Basement Team, as a Volunteer Usher. We’re accepting applications until September 30th. Email basementboxoffice@gmail.com for more info. Free & Regular is a … Continue reading

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Producers’ Development Initiative 2015 Callout

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RDS7: Pedalling your theatre-wares on the fringe circuit

It’s taken me over 24 hours to figure out exactly what to distill from my interview with Barnie Duncan. I knew I was asking more questions than I should for a brief RDS7 interview but the man is damn interesting … Continue reading

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