Meet the Clockmakers: Charlie Peters

Name: Charlie Peters

Charlie Peters - Co-Creator/Director/Dramaturge

Charlie Peters

Role: Actor – Heinrich Mann

What Excites Charlie About The Clockmaker:

It’s a script that keeps you guessing. It is, at turns, romantic, funny, scary, and fascinating. It’s well-written. But it’s also performed by an amazing cast, supported by a creative team of hugely talented folks. That’s a great combination!

Charlie’s Bio:

Charlie has a BFA in Acting from the University of Saskatchewan but works in theatre not only as an actor but also as a stage director, playwright, dramaturge, lighting designer, and educator. In 2013 he won the SATAward for Outstanding Emerging Artist and was nominated in 2014 in the Outstanding Direction category for Stop Kiss (Embrace Theatre/Live Five). He has recently worked at Live Five, Persephone Theatre, Saskatoon Opera, the Saskatoon Fringe, and with the Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre. He is the founding director of Embrace Theatre.

Upcoming: Lighting Designer, Two Corpses Go Dancing (Two Unruly Gentlemen/Live Five); Director, Hansel and Gretel (Saskatoon Opera in Schools).

www.charliepeters.ca

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Catan Fundraiser A Success!

Thanks so much for supporting our fundraiser for our production of The Clockmaker! 1471330_472109096262209_6706354594573768990_nWe’re thrilled with the results of the day, and glad that we could give you guys such great prizes (over $1000 from these great sponsors:

Ness Creek Cultural and Recreation Society, Dragon’s Den, Unreal City, 8th Street Books and Comics, Amazing Stories, O’Sheas Irish Pub, Scarlett at the Saskatoon Sheraton, Nutana Cafe, The Yard and Flagon, Manos, Museo, Collective Coffee, Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, and The Broadway Theatre.

Congratulations to Clay (3rd place), Rowan (2nd place) and Michael (Grand Prize) on your amazing games yesterday! Hope you’re all enjoying those prize packs today!

Winners (Clay, Rowan, Michael)

Thanks so much to everyone who came out to support us – and to see who would rule Catan!

Want to see backstage?

20140406_222759Ever wanted to know what goes into making theatre?

How exactly does the play you see on opening night come to be?

We want to show you!                                                   

Neverending Highway and Embrace Theatre are seeking a member of our audience to come behind the scenes and learn about our theatre-making process, and then document it in a series of videos to be posted online. We are giving one audience member unparalleled access to our entire rehearsal process for our upcoming production of The Clockmaker at Live Five.

What you provide:

  1. a sense of curiosity

    Stop Kiss 2014

    Stop Kiss 2014

  2. an investment of time to witness the production as it progresses, to ask questions, and to document your process of discovery
  3. time in the editing suite to create the short videos

What we provide:

  1. Access to each step of our production
  2. A professional consultant to support the video-creation
  3. A camera (or you can use your own)

Timeline and Commitment:

Pre–production work is already underway, but only a few hours in October and November will be needed. We enter rehearsals in December, and then a few hours every week or so will be required (we are taking time off for Christmas, of course!). In January we reach the height of our rehearsal process with tech week January 11-14th, preview January 15th, and opening night January 16th.

To Apply:

Submit a 1-2 minute video of yourself explaining why you should be the one to come backstage. Send it to us by October 20th. We’ll choose our collaborator by November.

For more info, contact us on Facebook or email embracetheatreyxe@gmail.com