Monthly Archives: November 2012

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Nov
2012

Donna Spencer’s Response to Colin Thomas

In this week’s issue of the Georgia Straight, critic Colin Thomas reviewed Kid Gloves and took fault with Firehall Artistic Producer Donna Spencer’s choice to produce an “unpolished” play. This is her full response, a portion of which was sent in to the Georgia Straight as a Letter to the Editor.   Letter to the […]


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Nov
2012

Kid Gloves Profile: Marlene Ginader

Marlene Ginader just came off her second successful run as “The Woman” in our production on Chelsea Hotel and has jumped right into her role in Kid Gloves. GD: Tell me about your character in Kid Gloves. MG: Mai Ji is a tough, strong, young woman who’s been through a lot but doesn’t pity herself and I […]


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Nov
2012

Kid Gloves Profile: Deborah Williams

Deborah Williams is a fixture in Vancouver’s theatre scene and is behind some of the city’s most fun and interesting offerings.  Today, she tells us a little bit about them… GD: Hi Deb, who are the characters you play in Kid Gloves? DW: I play Bella Boychuk, who is a syphilitic prostitute and is middle-aged, […]


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Nov
2012

Kid Gloves Profile: Patrick Keating

Kid Gloves will be the sixth time Patrick Keating has been in a Firehall production. Today we speak with him and receive a guest visit from Scott Bellis. GD: Patrick, tell me about your character. PK: My character, Daniel Crane, is an Alderman in Vancouver, and an upstanding citizen. GD: What are you doing now […]


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Nov
2012

Kid Gloves Profile: Scott Bellis

Scott Bellis, who can be seen back at the Firehall in December for Hotel Bethlehem, talks about his characters in Kid Gloves and his search for an all powerful talisman. GD: Tell me about your characters in Kid Gloves. SB: I play two characters. I play constable Fields, who is a member of the Vancouver Police […]


10

Nov
2012

Leonard Cohen Raffle Winner!!

We’ve made the draw and….. Congratulations to Ryan for being our Leonard Cohen Raffle winner!! He was thrilled when I called him and I’m sure he’ll have an excellent time at the show on Monday. We’d like to give  a HUGE Thank You to everyone who purchased raffle tickets. The Firehall Arts Centre raised almost […]


10

Nov
2012

Kid Gloves Profile: Dawn Petten

  Today we get to know Dawn Petten, or constable Minnie Miller, in Kid Gloves. Dawn was kind and adventurous enough to let me take her picture while she lay on the floor of one of the hallways here at the Firehall. GD: What’s the first show you were ever in? DP: Well, from the […]


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Nov
2012

Kid Gloves Profile: Colleen Wheeler

I sat down with Colleen Wheeler, who plays constable Lurancy Harris in the upcoming production of Kid Gloves. We spoke about her character and the play, but I also learned that had it not been for an optional class in university, Colleen’s career path would have led in a very different direction… GD: Tell me […]


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Nov
2012

The Firehall is seeking board members

Want to get involved in the arts and serving the community?  The Firehall Arts Centre is looking for energetic, talented and arts-interested volunteer board members to become a part of our dynamic not-for profit charitable society. We are looking for individuals with previous not-for-profit board experience and an interest in fund development, community outreach and […]