This Saturday, March 2, at the Gold Saucer Studio, I’ll be performing with an ultra-talented group of people, sharing the first songs from Mermaid Spring, a new musical created by my dear pals and collaborators Barbara Adler, Kyla Gardiner, and James Meger. My song is a superfast patter song in which I spit mouthfuls of words…

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My dear friend from Montreal, Ashley Duong, dropped in on the River Clyde Pageant process this past July to shoot two short documentaries for the CBC Arts’ series The Exhibitionists. Both videos were released this fall…the first one is about the impetus to create The River Clyde Pageant in the face of increasing environmental degradation,…

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Ten Thousand Wolves performed Decoy at the Fox Cabaret, amidst 72 bedazzled duck decoys and an audience of humans, at the end of February as part of the 2018 Chutzpah Festival. Ashley Aron styled us into fabulous wood nymphs. Dan O’Shea created badass projections, and Barbara Adler brought us all together in the spirit of musical collaboration…

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Here are a couple shots from The Future Show, performed on Tuesday, January 30th at the Gold Saucer. I had the pleasure of performing to a full house, with unexpected accompaniment from the rattling furnaces of the studio. The furnace rattle has become so rare on Sawdust Collector evenings that I actually cut a line in…

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This month, a performance! A performance I have been thinking about and wanting to do for a long time is finally happening! I am writing it, I am performing it, and yes, I am nervous about it. It’s called The Future Show, and it was created by Canadian/UK theatre artist Deborah Pearson. She toured internationally…

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I’m doing some fun projects this spring in Vancouver and Charlottetown before the wonderful madness of the River Clyde Pageant hits. April 11 – New Works Residency at Sawdust Collector in Vancouver – I’ll be singing sparkly vocal harmonies with Ashley Aron & Shannon Scott for Barbara Adler & Ron Samworth’s third show as part of their…

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Since August, I’ve been in rehearsals for Klasika, a new musical by my friend and fellow MFA colleague Barbara Adler. But Klasika is more than just a musical. It’s been a year-long project of Barbara’s, which has included trips to the Czech Republic (to research tramping and then accidentally fall into a role in an…

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Less than a week away from the opening of The Builders! The past month has brought many exciting changes and improvements to the show. We switched our venue from a standard black box theatre into the visual arts studio in the basement of Woodwards; a rougher, rawer space that gave us the ability to work…

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So I’m sitting in the Toronto airport, awaiting a connection back to Charlottetown. Magic hour has just ended and I had a seat at the bar to watch its final moments. It was a good time to land at the terminal, everything glowing amber and sending sunbeams of assurance that summertime has arrived here too.…

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This past semester, I was the assistant director for the Winter Mainstage show at SCA, The Unnatural and Accidental Women, written by Marie Clements and directed by Steven Hill. The Unnatural and Accidental Women was staged following a lengthy process that included a semester of devising with the students of the Playmaking class in the…

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2nd year MFA student Megan Stewart is seeking theatre makers/artists of all kinds to join a small ensemble for a devised theatre project. The creation process will begin mid-March 2015 and the work will be shown September 2015. Seeking 3-4 ENSEMBLE MEMBERS to join a 5-6 person ensemble. Also seeking a MUSICIAN/SOUND DESIGNER to be…

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Took a little while, but I’ve finally posted some photos of my whirlwind Wisconsin road trip, visiting art environments all around the state. Click here to see what I found. This research is forming the basis of my MFA Grad Project, a devised theatre production to be presented in September 2015. Stay tuned for more…

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A Million Pieces All In One is performance in development, created at Double Edge Theatre in Ashfield, Massachusetts. This piece is the first manifestation of work created from my research on folk art environment builders. Photos by Samuel James Stewart, 2013.

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Everyone began to sing. The whole company, singing all around these pigs. Matthew and Joanna had just thrown in buckets of compost, and the pigs squealed and munched and jumped around in the mud as the air was filled with song.

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Hello Ashfield, it feels so good to be back here. If I get to swim in the Lake at least five more times before the chill sets in, I will feel like the luckiest.

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