Tag: SiQP

  • Now we are 5!

    25 February: Update. The rains have come … the dread of any outdoor festival. The first postponement for the season has hit. Tonight’s dress-rehearsal and tomorrow’s education workshop day are on hold. We watch the skies and hope … Shakespeare in Queen’s Park Festival (now Shakespeare in the Park Festival) is about to hit Toowoomba…

  • …not in single spies …

    A busy month which has been very kind to me and my projects. The SiQP 2007 Festival has been a resounding success, so much so that the committee decided to put the 2008 Festival on sale immediately to build on the success of this one. Not sure that people will buy this far out; more…

  • Get Me Out of Here!

    It’s “O Week” (Orientation Week) at university. Today was the first day. The place is full of new faces, and some more familiar, with the return today of the second-year acting class about to tackle a production of Mad Forest Caryl Churchill‘s terrific play about the 1989 Romanian revolution. It also happens to be my…

  • Getting People to Talk: Interviews

    The blog for Shakespeare in Queens Park Festival (SiQP) which I’ve been keeping for a couple of years now has an addition: interviews with some of the key artists, creatives, and technicians. It’s been fun talking to them. What surprised me was that I didn’t have to prod them to reveal all. Once they got going,…

  • Footling Round in Websites and USQ’s Shakespeare in Queen’s Park site

    Time to change my current Shakespeare in Queens Park Festival site from iWeb over to a server at work. Too many hits (modest blush) and chewing up bandwidth. Can’t wait for iWeb to sort itself out in terms of making a little easier the “publishing to a folder” and creating more than one domain site.…

  • What makes a good meeting?

    Another from the archives and my feelings about meetings haven’t changed. One of the things I don’t miss about university life is the endless round of meetings, poorly prepared for in most instances, and time-wasting. We’ve come a long way in thinking about how to be more productive of time and effort since then. These…