Cast Blog

Kingston Town

Renowned as the birthplace of Sir John A MacDonald, the Kingston Penitentiary, Queens University and was at one time considered to be a possibility as Canada’s capital. So the five of us jumped back into the van after a day of rest and made our way in. The downtown core of Kingston is right net […]

Travel

We’ve been travelling now since March 29th. We’ve been from one end of southern Ontario to the other. It’s been many, many hours in the truck, I could calculate how many, but it would make me sad. An because we are frequently in two venues a day, it means the only rest we get in […]

Live Music

Our touring group has five members; a stage manager (Dana), 3 actors (Dakota, Tim and Myself), and an onstage musician, Alex. At one of our Toronto performances there was a question of why we even had a live musician when the music could have easily been prerecorded. (I’m curious if the questionee will become an […]

VIDEO – The Spirit Horse tour ends…

After thousands of kilometers travelled all over southern Ontario Alex and Brianne celebrate the end of the tour.

Time Lapse Video – Assembling the Spirit Horse Set

How long does it take for you to build the set?   This is one of our most frequently asked questions, and according to our time lapse video 20 seconds is the answer. The truth however is a bit different. With unloading the truck, carrying everything to the performance space and then building it, we […]

Bancroft – how we loved you.

Not to play favourites, but we think Bancroft was by far our favourite place we have visited so far. The weather may have helped, but Bancroft people are the NICEST people we have come across. We only had the one morning performance at York River Public School, but even then the hospitality carpet was laid […]

Quinte Mohawk School

Yeah! We actually arrived at the reserve and we didn’t get lost! And we may have picked up a loose hubcap on the side of the road to add to our set, but that’s another story. Here’s the thing about Quinte Mohawk; not only do they have some of the best helpers out there, they […]

Alex Lamoureux gets down!

On stage musician Alex Lamoureux does a little dance prior to hitting the stage in a school somewhere in southern Ontario. You go Alex!!!  

Opening! London, Ontario

An amazing opening in lovely London, Ontario. Our host is the University of Western Ontario and the great thing about doing two days in a row at the same venue is that we get to only have to build the set once- yeah! Also without having to travel to a different town each day, we […]

Musician’s point of view of Spirit Horse :)

Hey Everyone :)… As we almost approach halfway of our tour, I just wanted to thank everyone for coming out to all the shows and thanks so much to all the kids for being amazing audiences. As the onstage musician I am so honoured to be working with these top shelf actors (Tim Hill, Dakota […]

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