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Mark Robins

Mark Robins
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Mark has been writing about the arts for almost twenty years. He has written professionally for both Xtra, and an international trade magazine. No stranger to the stage, Mark has been both an actor and director. He even won an acting award once. In addition to writing and editing for Halifax Presents he is also contributing editor at Vancouver Presents. He is a past member of the jury for the Critics Choice Innovation Award for The Jessies, Vancouver's professional theatre awards. Mark and his partner David are recent transplants from the West Coast and now call Halifax home.

Halifax Camerata Singers invites you to Come Celebrate its 2019-2020 season

In a media release, Halifax Camerata Singers has announced its 2019-2020 season that will include a Remembrance-theme concert, plus performances with Canadian superstar tenor...

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With tiny, Halifax's Eastern Front Theatre and Zuppa Theatre Co move out of the traditional theatre to present a show that is equal parts...

Eastern Front Theatre announces this year’s members of emerging playwrights program

Following a call for applications earlier this summer, Halifax’s Eastern Front Theatre (EFT) has announced the members of the 2019/2020 RBC Emerging Playwrights Program. This...

Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story remains a timely (and personal) exploration of immigration

With Canadians coming out of another election cycle, there is perhaps some irony in the origins of the title for 2b theatre’s Old Stock:...

Neptune Theatre finds their Billys

In a media release, Neptune Theatre announced the casting for its production of Billy Elliot the Musical. Included in the list are two young men,...

Ryan Cook’s journey as a musician has taken him from punk and heavy metal to the world of country music

Growing up as the oldest of four children on a dairy farm in Yarmouth County, Ryan Cook has been playing music most of his...

Shakespeare and zombies meet at Elsinore in Dan Bray’s Zomblet

"To sleep, perchance to nightmare." No, it's not a typo. It is a twist on one of the lines from Shakespeare's most famous soliloquies in...

Theatre du Poulet’s Settle Elsewhere explores the immigrant experience

As immigrants themselves, Carmen Lee and Chun Shing (Roland) Au know first-hand what it is like to arrive on a foreign shore. Originally from...

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