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Bonnie on Stage

Season revealed at Black Cat Cabaret

Jan 22, 2015 / 5:00 am

What is the best part of my job as Artistic Director of New Vintage Theatre? There is a lot of excitement that is part of my everyday life - working with cool,...

Be the star of your own show

Jan 8, 2015 / 5:00 am

Think it is too late to fulfill that lifelong dream? Well with the coming of the new year we are encouraged to revisit those past goals and aspirations and seek...

Kelowna soap opera comes to TV

Dec 25, 2014 / 5:00 am

As a 1980’s teenager I watched soaps with excitement - in the daytime - The Days of Our Lives; and at night-Dallas, Dynasty and Falcon Crest. My favorite...

Creekside Theatre: "A Christmas Carol"

Dec 11, 2014 / 5:00 am

There is a wonderful thing that happens when you put on a great play. The team of artists working together bond not just as friends, they mesh as artists and...

Holiday favorites come to Kelowna

Nov 27, 2014 / 5:00 am

“Christmas is such a warm and happy time of year,” says Martha Cratchit to her overworked and overwhelmed father, Bob Cratchit. It is hard for him...

Coronation Street comes to Kelowna

Nov 13, 2014 / 6:00 am

Lately I have been all about Rovers Return Inn. For those of you who love the British soap opera Coronation Street, or “Corrie”, you already know...

Tricks and treats

Oct 16, 2014 / 5:00 am

I have been deliberately terrifying myself nightly for the last six weeks. The only way I have been able to remember a long forgotten - actually blocked -...

Very scary stories

Oct 2, 2014 / 5:00 am

It is October, my favorite time of the year. While some, like fellow theatre pal Arlene Irwin, are all about Christmas and start putting up their decorations in...

One Paperboy, 15 Characters

Sep 18, 2014 / 5:00 am

The one man/woman show is considered the ultimate test for actors. Right now I am in rehearsals with Graham Daley on the play Confessions of A Paperboy, a play...

Fall Theatre Season Preview

Sep 4, 2014 / 5:00 am

Brrr. Fall is certainly in the crisp air as I write this so while we may be bidding an all too early adieu to summer today, it is also time to welcome a whole...

Feisty, fiery Kendra Hesketh

Aug 21, 2014 / 5:00 am

You’ve heard about those actors who are driven to perfect their craft. They take all of the classes, do the research and work so very hard to create...

Live Soap Opera comes To Kelowna

Jul 24, 2014 / 5:00 am

What do a bordello owner, crooked politician, gossip columnist, eccentric vintner, wealthy hotelier, a "fixer", a femme fatale, a soccer Mom with a...

The Boys Are Back In Town

Jul 10, 2014 / 5:00 am

I have been fortunate to work with three of Kelowna’s favorite actors over the course of the past six weeks -Troy Berg, Brad Hull and Colm O’Reilly...

Let's talk about your hotness

Jun 26, 2014 / 5:00 am

Sometimes weird conversations come out of rehearsal. A particularly bizarre discussion happened recently while rehearsing my latest play BINGO!-a hilarious...

BINGO! A play about your first time

Jun 12, 2014 / 5:00 am

This week’s column is about a play I am doing called BINGO!. This BC premiere by acclaimed, Governor-General Award winner Daniel MacIvor, is the first...

Audition Season

May 29, 2014 / 5:00 am

Spring is audition season for most theatre companies. Recently I was sent “Things All Actors Should Know About Auditioning” on Facebook and did...

Brides(maids) Behaving Badly

May 15, 2014 / 5:00 am

“Honestly you ought to be ashamed of yourselves!”- Frances, Five Women Wearing The Same Dress It is 1993 and five young women hide out in an...

The Strangeness & Rob Mason-Brown

May 1, 2014 / 5:00 am

When Director Rob Mason-Brown looks for a play for the company Fred Skeleton Theatre it has to satisfy a few requirements. Rob explains that the company first...

The talented Tracy Ross

Apr 17, 2014 / 5:00 am

Tracy Ross, Artistic Director of Bumbershoot Children’s Theatre in Kelowna, is a multi-talented woman who has big aspirations and a big talent to match...

The Divine Ms. Lavender

Apr 3, 2014 / 5:00 am

I am currently on a hiatus of sorts. Since forming New Vintage Theatre in August 2012 I haven’t had the opportunity to take a break from teaching or...

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