Posts By: Nadia Grutter

Prison puppetry pioneering

Co-founder of SNAFU Dance Theatre and UVic alumna Ingrid Hansen discusses the progress of William Head on Stage’s (WHoS) new production, Fractured Fables: The Prison Puppet Project. The William Head Institution, situated in picturesque Metchosin, has been producing plays for the public for the past 30 years (and is the only federal prison in Canada… Read more »

Sin City cracks us up

I was completely intoxicated by the end of this show . . . with laughter. My new roommate and I went to see the January 15 episode of Sin City: Bedlam-By-Sea, knowing hardly anything about each other or the show we were about to see. We’re now those people who slap each other’s backs in… Read more »

Suicide: What you don’t hear

From social media to time management, many factors affect youth suicide Second to accidents, what is the leading cause of death in Canadians aged 15 to 24? A)  Nickelback B)  Bears C)  HST D)  Suicide Yep, it’s the morbid one at the end. You probably go to UVic. So do I. You may have complimented… Read more »

Playground fight fuels play

God of Carnage speaks to the ironic evolution — or devolution — of human beings through satirical humor and carefully foiled characters.