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Harvest And Other Plays.
by Ken Cameron
NeWest Press, Prairie Play Series 28, 2010.

Excerpt:

“For Ken Cameron, what theatre does best is to bring a community of people together in one room in order to have a dialogue … The three plays in this collection have a common purpose: to connect with an audience, and bring a community together through sharing lived experiences—playing patterns of life through entertaining stories.”  

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Jesters, Rabbits and Mavericks: Possible Influences on Alberta Playwriting over The Past Fifteen Years.
by Ken Cameron
Canadian Theatre Review 136, Fall 2008.

Excerpt:

“You can’t swing a dramaturge in Edmonton without hitting a few playwrights. It seems as if every second actor is writing a show for the fringe or, if she is taking a year off, she’s helping her buddy with his first playwriting venture. It’s not hard to figure out why this is: The Fringe.”



“In love with the Rideau Canal: Ottawa joins Ankor Wat as World Heritage Site.”
by Ken Cameron
FFWD weekly, August 30, 2007
http://www.ffwdweekly.com/article/life-style/travel/love-rideau-canal01/

Excerpt:

"I fell in love with the Rideau Canal with my face pressed to the glass of a taxi. Ottawa was experiencing an unexpected April heat wave, with temperatures soaring into the 30s; my flight from Calgary had been delayed by snow. So it was love at first sight."


“The gay bar of Laos: Asian country’s one sanctuary of gay culture”
by Ken Cameron
FFWD weekly, June 4, 2009
http://www.ffwdweekly.com/article/life-style/travel/the-gay-bar-of-laos-3869/

Excerpt:

“Deep in the mountains of Indochina, on the shores of the mighty Mekong River, in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Luang Prabang where every city block features at least two Buddhist temples, each more beautiful than the last, sits the only gay bar east of Thailand…”


Stage Presence, 2010 photographs by V. Tony Hauser.
http://vtonyhauser.com/?p=264

STAGE PRESENCE is a collection of 74 black & white portraits of stage artists who posed for Hauser’s large format camera, and are captured onto a now extinct Polaroid film. A truly great portrait is considered a revealing and intimate look into the soul of a person. To emphasize this notion, all the participants wrote personal thoughts about their art and themselves, allowing the viewer a rare glimpse into the core of an artist’s psyche.

Excerpt:

“We often hear writers talk about how art is a conversation between writer and reader, but I think that’s incorrect. It seems more accurate to say that the making of art is a conversation with oneself; an attempt to reconcile the disparate aspects of one’s own personality in a public forum…”



Working with Theatres: A Guide for Playwrights
Preface By Ken Cameron
http://www.playwrightsguild.ca/sites/default/files/WorkingwithTheatresJuly%202013.pdf
Excerpt
"Ticket sales have been dropping through the floor over the past decade, so I cut another few staff members and the survivors have to do two or three jobs each. Most of them are devoted to putting on the three, four or five plays that my provincial granting body considers a minimum requirement to sustain our funding. Whomever we can spare is working the phones to sell subscriptions, sponsorships or individual tickets.

Weʼre barely getting by. No one is thinking of the future.

On the corner of my desk – between the telephone and the vintage Mac – stands a tower of unread manuscripts. These represent the future to me. And the size of the pile makes me uneasy."