May 13, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

Latest Episodes

  • Robert Lepage

    May 10, 2021 1:21:15

    Jillian speaks with singular international theatre maker and Artistic Director of Quebec City’s Ex Machina, Robert Lepage, about stretching rehearsal schedules to make space for the “rendering farm”, creating the...

  • Beginning with the Truth with Dr. Alika Lafontaine

    Apr 19, 2021 1:10:29

    In this episode of the Arts, Medicine and #Life series Dr. Horton speaks with Dr. Alika Lafontaine about Indigenous healing and what we can all learn from it. The conversation...

  • We are All Perfectly Fine: Book Launch

    Mar 04, 2021 1:06:24

    Jillian Horton is an internist, a writer, a teacher and former Associate Dean, a meditator, a musician, and an expert on physician health. But she is also human. Like more...

  • Hayley Wickenheiser in conversation with Dr. Jillian Horton

    Feb 03, 2021 45:35

    When five-time Olympic champion Hayley Wickenheiser retired from hockey after 23 years, holding the record for most assists, points and goals for the Canadian Women’s National Team, she set her...

  • Weyni Mengesha: The Unabashed Self

    Jan 28, 2021 48:17

    Jillian speaks with Soulpepper Artistic Director Weyni Mengesha about the crucial vitality of bringing your whole unabashed self as a director, radical gestures of welcome, and theatre as a sacred space....

  • La Queens

    Jan 26, 2021 23:34

    Julien Morissette s’entretient avec l’auteur Jean Marc Dalpé et les comédiennes Marie-Thérèse Fortin et Alice Pascual au sujet du balado théâtral La Queens, coproduit par le Théâtre français du CNA...

  • Words Matter: The Impact of Compassion

    Nov 24, 2020 44:35

    In this episode of Arts, Medicine and #Life series host Dr. Jillian Horton speaks with journalist Paul Adams and neurosurgeon Dr. John Sinclair, about the long and lasting impact of...

  • Pour en finir avec Octobre?

    Nov 13, 2020 28:15

    Octobre 2020. Sur la scène du Diamant, à Québec, c’est une rare journée de diffusion en cet automne de disette culturelle. Depuis une semaine, le plateau a des airs de...

  • Yaël Farber: The Third Space

    Nov 12, 2020 1:15:57

    Jillian speaks with internationally acclaimed director Yaël Farber about the rehearsal room as a sacred ecosystem where the civic and the spiritual collide, vulnerability is nurtured, and unpredictability is welcomed...

  • Daniel Brooks: An Uncompromising Commitment to Liveness

    Jul 30, 2020 47:43

    Jillian speaks with Daniel Brooks, one of Canada’s foremost directors and inaugural Siminovitch Prize laureate, about his expansive and unyielding devotion to process and his ethos (with longtime collaborator Daniel...

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