Darren Copeland is the founding Artistic Director of New Adventures in Sound Art and is a Canadian Sound Artist.  He creates work for radio, performance, and installation with a focus on soundscape composition and multichannel spatialization. In 2011 he premiered a new public art work using the Holosonic Audio Spotlights with Andreas Kahre at the […]

Writer, editor, poet, literary reviewer, horror know-it-all, Lizzie Violet is the dark little girl, with a crooked smile. A lover of all things creepy, including horror silent movies, she is also a well known Zombiephile.  She is currently working on a novel, a poetry manuscript and the latest book she edited, Best New Werewolf Tales, […]

Norman works in theatre, film, and visual arts.  Plays he has written include “Pu-Erh”, “Oolong”, “Theory”, and “Lichtenstein’s an 8: A New Formula to Quantify Artistic Quality”. “Pu-Erh” premiered in 2010 at Theatre Passe Muraille in Toronto and was nominated for four Dora Mavor Moore Awards, including Outstanding New Play. “Pu-Erh” was a finalist for […]

Jonathan Heppner is a Toronto-based director and producer. Recent directing credits include: Headbangers (2010 Rhubarb Festival), Dirty Girls (2009 Toronto Fringe – “Outstanding Direction” NOW Magazine), Instructions to any future socialist government wishing to abolish Christmas (Assistant Dir., Crow’s/Centaur), The Washing Machine (Associate Director, Next Stage Theatre Festival) The Maids (Knockabout Theatre Co.), Cowboy Mouth […]

Oyez! Oyez!! (see the full release in the Audio Description section of this site) The Visual Arts Program of this year’s Luminato Festival, June 8th –17th, 2012, includes three extraordinary installations equipped with recorded audio descriptions created by Theatre Local and Picasso PRO for blind and low vision patrons. Audio description, the art of talking pictorially, acts as a verbal lens […]

Ruth Tait (a.k.a. Rutz) has a trained observer’s eye, used over several years. She locates her practice within both a fine art painterly sphere as well as commercial illustration. She works as a graphic designer and web designer. She also has an alter-ego: Rutz — who ventures into the primordial world of comic books, exploring […]

Neema Bickersteth is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, where she received both a Bachelor and Master of Music. Opera Canada described her as having “amazing control of her vocal palette, producing a warm and sensual colour”. Neema takes pleasure in collaborating with various artists, which has allowed her opportunities including the great […]

Leslie McCue and Lindy Kinoshameg, have been doing workshops and performances for eight years together, even longer on thier own. They’re involved in traditional dance, theatre, design and shadow puppetry. They are both Ojibway and love sharing thier stories and dances in contemporary ways. For Theatre Local: Small Audiences 2012, Tell YOUR Story 2011

Cathy is a multidisciplinary artist known for crawling across Toronto in a public divorce ceremony and building a 10ft wedding cake topped with trampolines for Nuit Blanche 2009. Current projects include Jardin Communautaire opening in Montreal on October 15, 2011. She is also the co-director of hub14 art & performance works (hub14.org). http://www.cathygordon.com For Theatre […]