NAC Podcasts

Hinterviews with Peter Hinton

Peter Hinton is the Artistic Director of English Theatre at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Considered one of Canada’s finest stage directors, Peter has had a twenty year career as a playwright, dramaturge and tireless champion of Canadian theatre. In each podcast episode we hope to take you into the intimate world of the artists and creative minds behind the productions on stage.

Latest Episodes

  • Vimy

    Nov 22, 2010 36:44

    NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Peter Hinton chats Vimy playwright Vern Thiessen, about the life of a playwright and how the play Vimy came to be. This powerful co-production with...

  • The Comedy of Errors with Roy Surette

    May 03, 2010 39:29

    NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Peter Hinton chats with Roy Surette, Artistic and Executive Director of the Centaur Theatre in Montreal, about the differences of theatres in different cities and...

  • Where the Blood Mixes with Kevin Loring

    Apr 20, 2010 28:11

    NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Peter Hinton chats with Where the Blood Mixes playwright Kevin Loring about the play, his winning the Governor General's Award and being an NAC ...

  • Mrs Dexter and Her Daily with Joanna McClelland Glass and Marti Maraden

    Feb 25, 2010 27:48

    NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Peter Hinton chats with playwright Joanna McClelland Glass and director Marti Maraden about the creation of this new production and their working history.

  • Mother Courage with Stephen Ouimette

    Feb 01, 2010 26:51

    NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Peter Hinton chats with English Theatre Company member and Mother Courage and Her Children Assistant Director Stephen Ouimette about his life in theatre, being part...

  • “Night” with Christopher Morris

    Jan 13, 2010 28:55

    NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Peter Hinton chats with Night Writer and Director Christopher Morris about the history and creation of the play and how his travels influenced the production.

  • A Christmas Carol with David Dean

    Dec 22, 2009 40:58

    NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Peter Hinton chats with NAC English Theatre Company Historian David Dean about the life of Charles Dickens and England at the time he wrote...

  • Elephant Wake with Bretta Gerecke

    Nov 07, 2009 28:50

    English Theatre Artistic Director Peter Hinton chats with Elephant Wake Director and Designer Bretta Gerecke about the production and designing theatre in different stages in Canada.

  • The Drowsy Chaperone with Max Reimer and Dayna Tekatch

    Oct 21, 2009 34:00

    Peter Hinton chats with The Drowsy Chaperone Director Max Reimer and Choreographer/Assistant Director Dayna Tekatch, about the production, its history and some background on musicals in Canada.

  • Celebrity Speakers: Don McKellar

    Jun 05, 2009 38:02

    A Special Celebrity Hinterview, a tradition and an audience favourite, where Peter Hinton, Artistic Director chats with a guest artist involved with a production at the NAC. As a special...

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