In celebration of World Theatre Day March 27th, Western Gold Theatre presents My First Time debuting on YouTube.
Hosted by Linda Cullen, theatre artists recount their ‘first time’ in the theatre. Viewers will hear stories from on stage, backstage and in the house – told in by the artists, in their own words and methods of storytelling.
My First Time features: Mariam Barry, Tulkweemult (Sam Bob), Emily Grace Brook, Sharon Crandall, Wayne Specht, Simon Webb, Colleen Winton accompanied by Caitlin Hayes, and Raugi Yu
The presentation will also feature Helen Mirren’s 2021 World Theatre Day message, which will be closed captioned and read by the following people in the following languages (in alphabetical order):
- Mariam Barry: Norwegian
- Alen Dominguez: Spanish
- Tsitsáyxemaat (Rebecca Duncan): skwxwú7mesh (Squamish)
- Anna Hagan: English
- Shizuka Kai: Japanese
- Joey Lespérance: French
Western Gold has produced a downloadable (Click here) program to accompany your viewing of My First Time.
Also launching on World Theatre Day March 27 is Mask Making with Melody a short YouTube video featuring the fantastic masks the participants of our Mask Making with Melody workshop have created!
For more information, links and to keep up with more upcoming Western Gold virtual events visit westerngoldtheatre.org