03 May 2019

Andrew Cohen

i. My name is Andy. I work as an actor….which is a bit of an umbrella term that also includes singer, tap dancer, director, choreographer, music director, arranger, videographer, teacher, globetrotter, moment-maker, food-taster… ii. I do this creative work because I want to. And thus far have been lucky enough

03 Aug 2018

Kidsbooks

On the twenty year anniversary of Harry Potter, it is fitting that we celebrate Kidsbooks, the first Canadian store to sell JK Rowling’s tale of Hermione, Ron and their scarred friend: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Founded by Phyllis Simon in 1983, Vancouver’s Kidsbooks quickly became the go-to spot

16 Jul 2017

From Moriarty To Hamlet

‘I have heard That guilty creatures sitting at a play Have, by the very cunning of the scene, Been struck so to the soul that presently They have proclaimed their malefactions.’ In the face of Andrew Scott’s soul-striking Hamlet, it would not have been surprising to hear guilty audience members

07 May 2017

Johannah Newmarch Q/A

Johannah Newmarch is an award-winning Vancouver actress who has featured in all manner of TV shows and movies. Some of her recent credits include playing Molly Sullivan on When Calls the Heart, Carson Lazarus on Project MC2 and Sharon Miller in Heart of Murder. At the beginning of this month, Newmarch

09 Apr 2017

Don Mowatt Q/A

Don Mowatt, performer and author, has built a rich career in Vancouver. He was a major radio producer at CBC, where he accumulated an endless shelf of awards – ACTRA, New York Audio Arts, George F. Peabodys. “My specialty was doing feature documentaries at CBC, which combined my background in music, journalism

03 May 2016

Adrian Petriw

Trapped on the edge of an endless game His teenage life will never be the same In a dangerous world he does all he can He’s ……? Iron Man.  ‘He’ is Iron Man from the Armored Adventures series and He is voiced by busy Vancouver actor Adrian Petriw. “Getting to

30 Jul 2015

Antony Holland

People across the province are reacting to the news of Antony Holland’s passing. He was a most talented actor and still such a force of life when, well into his 90’s, we interviewed him in January. Rest in peace, Antony. ••• Jessica, my girl, Look to my house. I am

18 Apr 2015

Don Mowatt

It takes a brave actor to inhabit the life of a major historical figure – Mark Twain, Robert Schumann, Frederic Chopin, Anton Chekhov. It takes a braver actor to try and portray the complexities of one of these icons’ romantic relationships. What was Twain like with Olivia Langdon Clemens, Schumann

28 Feb 2015

Brenda Crichlow

She has acted alongside Harrison Ford, Will Ferrell, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Evans. She has launched her own acting studio, worked as a casting director and served as an on-set coach for lead child actors, such as the 11 year old Daniel Tay as he played Micheal in

09 Dec 2014

Johannah Newmarch

She has been a school principal, a doctor, a beauty queen and a porn star. Much to the relief of her dear parents, this career variety has come via Johannah Newmarch’s work as an actor. Like other successful Vancouver-based actors, Johannah’s long resume boasts a mix of American and Canadian