Posts By: Advisory Board

AB stands for Absolute Best!

Hello fellow Paprikans, I hope your spirits are keeping high over this incredibly long and harrowing “spring time” that seems to have fallen on Toronto again, but fear not! The Festival will happen before you know it and fill you back up with happiness and warmth and color (seriously, it’s gonna happen, and I know… Read more »

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Defining Paprika After my 2 Great Years…

There’s something I’ve learned to expect when I tell somebody I’m part of the Paprika Festival, and it’s not a gasp of recognition or a bow of respect, it’s that person asking me what exactly the Paprika Festival is.  It’s funny, because for a while I wasn’t sure what to tell them.  It’s a lot… Read more »

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Tenderhooks Trip-it to Toronto

The Paprika Festival’s Tenderhooks crew has quite the commute. Planes, trains, automobiles, helicopters, spaceships and Greyhounds (the racing kind) are all needed to get this bunch from their home in Ottawa to the Paprika clubhouse in Toronto. The once a month road trip doesn’t seem to slow down Hannah, Connor and Alysa.  It fuels their… Read more »

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Genesis at Videofag: Criers fined $5

  WHO: The Paprika Production ‘Genesis’ written by Rosamund Small and directed by Vivien Endicott-Douglas WHAT: The First Staged Reading of the (almost) final draft of the play. WHEN: January 8th, 2013 @ 8:00pm WHERE: Videofag in Kensington Market ( http://www.videofag.com/#!about/c10fk )   If you were broke, and in need of a laugh on January 8th,… Read more »

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A Libra’s Advice on Balance

My name is Paige and I’m in my second year at the University of Toronto, doing a double major in drama studies and cinema studies. In my spare time, I’m an intern at Theatre 20. In my spare spare time, I work an exhausting retail job selling handbags. In my spare spare spare time, I’m… Read more »

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Paprika $2 Clothing Sale Madness!!!

On Saturday, November 24th, we had yet another successful $2 Clothing Sale to raise money for the Paprika Festival! In the weeks leading up to the event, participants and staff of the festival, Youth Advisory Board members, and anyone else who wanted to help out ran around the city collecting clothing and piling it all… Read more »

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The Resident Company and Evan Vipond

2012 marks the introduction of a new program to the Paprika Festival, called the Resident Company.  The Resident company brings together independent artists, actors, directors, designers and stage managers and casts them in a play previously produced in the festival.   This year’s show is Always Wear a Rubber by Evan Vipond.  Evan has worked… Read more »

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