Le creux de tes bras Aa work-in-progress of a new Music Theatre piece by Shannon Holmes, featuring Kaitlyn Raitz, cello Espace Pop 5587Avenue du Parc, Montréal QC Thursday November 6th 2014 19:30 Free admission, special musical guests and refreshments.
I can’t believe it has taken me so long to become aquatinted with the work of Jeanette Winterson. Here is an excerpt from an interview she did with (the fabulous!) Eleanor Wachtel on CBC’s Writers & Company. Language, more than an exchange of information… “For me, language is a freedom. As soon as you haveContinue reading “Winterson on Language”
I am extremely proud to announce that I have now, officially been certified as an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework®. This work has been absolutely transformative for me artistically, pedagogically and personally. I am thrilled to share this work, and continue on this incredible journey.
What art does is to coax us away from the mechanical and towards the miraculous. The so-called uselessness of art is a clue to its transforming power. Art is not part of the machine. Art asks us to think differently, see differently, hear differently, and ultimately to act differently, which is why art has moralContinue reading “What Art Does”
I am very excited to be offering, in collaboration with Shift Space Inc. my very first workshop on Montreal. Check out the link for details. Voice Workshop with the Amazing Shannon Holmes – Fitzmaurice Voice Work
My apologies for disappearing but I have had a VERY busy summer! In June, my family and I moved across the country to relocate to Montreal, Quebec. Montreal has always been a second home for me as it is where my husband is from and where all his family still live and, as well, whereContinue reading “SoMo is in Montreal!”
Check out the trailer for SoMo Theatre’s show Elinor and Marianne, May 10 and 11 at the BC Buds Spring Arts Fair at the Firehall Theatre. Here’s the blurb; “Elinor and Marianne” is inspired by Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility” and follows the Dashwood sisters, after their father’s death, when they are forced to leaveContinue reading “Elinor and Marianne”
We are excited to anounce that we will be part of the BC Buds Spring Arts Fair 2013 at the Firehall Arts Centre! We will be presenting Elinor and Marianne, inspired by the contrasting heroines in Jane Austenʼs classic novel Sense and Sensibility, this will be an imagining of what the Dashwood sisters may have encounteredContinue reading “BC Buds Spring Arts Fair 2013”
Artist Statement I am an actor, singer, mover, writer, creator, director, educator, student, partner, and mother. In my practice I strive to listen closely to how all these labels or categories of being can inform and lead me to truthful expression. The heart of my curiosity lies in how the sounds we make revealContinue reading “Please don’t make me write another Artist Statement…”