Passing the Torch

30.6.2016

As MT Space enters its 13th season, Founding Artistic Director Majdi Bou-Matar and Associate Artistic Director Pam Patel prepare for a significant transition at the organization. Beginning this July, Pam will be stepping into the role of Artistic Director of MT Space, while Majdi remains as the Artistic Director of the IMPACT Festival. 

Musings on World Theatre Day 2016

5.4.2016

Pam Patel

Incoming Artistic Director

 

“As  cultures  intermingle  on  the stage the audience is brought together before precise, yet universal truths.”

~ Peter Brook, World Theatre Day Message, 1988

 

This World Theatre Day, I reflect on what has inspired me to continue being an artist.

IMPACT Staff Profiles: Amanda Lowry

18.8.2015

For our second blog profile series, we sat down with IMPACT15’s Festival Producer, Amanda Lowry, and got a peek at the festival through her eyes!

IMPACT Staff Profiles: Pam Patel

28.7.2015


Last week, we sat down with MT Space Associate Artistic Director, Pam Patel, to kick off our blog profile series. We want this series to shed light on behind-the-scenes details and showcase the amazing folks who bring IMPACT to our community every year.

Unstoppable Motion: Remembering the Farewells

9.7.2015

Yesterday we spoke to Olga Barrios about her contemporary dance piece, Read more...

Asphalt Jungle Shorts: as local as local gets

18.9.2013

 

 Asphalt Jungle Shorts is as local as you can get when it comes to theatre here in KW, theatre in which Flush Ink Productions turns downtown Kitchener into its own vast stage.

 

IMPACT 13 Programming Revealed & Partnership Announcement

5.7.2013

Early Wednesday morning (July 3rd, 2013) programming details for the IMPACT 13 theatre festival (Sept. 24-29) were revealed.

Prog-Metal Rocker Dabbles in Dostoevski

28.3.2013

Whether it’s discussing magic mushrooms in a rock star interview on Much Music  or busking for change with a string bass in downtown Toronto, Arif Mirabdolbaghi’s pursuit of art takes him diverse places. His dabbling in Dostoevski brings him to KW April 11.

Café Daughter Inspired by Life of Canadian Neuroscientist

11.2.2013

The story of Cafe Daughter is all the more arresting because it’s based on real life, the life of Senator Lillian E, Dyck, a Canadian neuroscientist who grew up in her dad’s 1950s rural Saskatchewan cafe. She was a Chinese-Cree kid conscribed by legally-enforced racism on all sides.