Category Archives: Fun

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Mar
2012

Firehall Fact #25: The Infamous Black Box

If you’ve come to the Firehall to see a performance, you’ve noticed the theatre is what we in the bizness like to call a “black box”.  A black box theatre, according to Wikipedia, is an “unadorned performance space, usually a large square room with black walls and a flat floor. It is a relatively recent innovation in theatre.“ Yep, […]


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Mar
2012

Firehall Fact #24: Staff Make-up

Prepare yourself, I’m bringing out a cliche: A functioning organization is like a well-oiled machine – you need all the parts to work well together to make things happen.  The Firehall is like a well-oiled machine…no, a functioning organization. However, it’s kind of amazing that we are able to produce the terrific work we do with our […]


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Mar
2012

Firehall Fact #23: Staff Favourites

Internet, meet Michele Hope, the Firehall’s Bar Manager. Michele is an avid traveler. I know people say that a lot, but it’s doubly true for Michele. I love it when people discover what a friendly and relaxed theatre we are and how welcome they are made to feel. First time patrons to the Firehall always say […]


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Mar
2012

Firehall Fact #22: Dance!

The Firehall has always been keen on dance, presenting exciting works by local, national and international choreographers throughout its 30 years. We liked it so much that we started a dance festival! The Dancing on the Edge Festival came out of the dance community’s need for presentation support, and even though the Edge has been incorporated as […]


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Mar
2012

Firehall Fact #21: The Power of 3(0)

Let’s talk about the Number 3. The number 3 is considered across the globe to be a powerful number. It represents harmony, wisdom and understanding. It represents the three stages of  life (birth, life and death) and time itself (past, present and future). The Pythagoreans taught that three was the first true number, and though I’m not […]


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Mar
2012

Firehall Fact #19: Staff Favourites

Today, we hear from Alex Danard, Box Office/Volunteer Coordinator! Hello Folks! I’ve worked at the Firehall Arts Centre for 2 years now. I started off as a participant in the In-House Training program in March of 2010 and loved it! After I was hired on as the Outreach Coordinator for Dancing on the Edge and […]