Take a Bow, It’s Good For You

Have you ever seen magic happen?  Real life magic that only happens when true love or persistence or, in this case, theater occurs?  For the past two weeks I have watched a show that I’ve been working on since November go up on stage.  The organization that I work for provides theater and visual arts for youth and adults with disabilities, so most of the actors have a disability of some kind –  physical, mental or emotional.… [Read more]

London’s Struggle…and Similarities in the U.S.

It’s difficult to comment while sitting in another country and watching the city of my birth undergoing a police crackdown and clean-up which is the aftermath of recent events…but what is more difficult is trying to understand why things haven’t changed much.  At ALL.  When I was growing up I used to hear the adults around me say that people are people no matter where they are, their colour, nationality, etc.; they said that if people are placed in the same types of circumstances, and kept there without much hope for a change into better circumstances, they tend to react the same way.… [Read more]