ALs back spinning tunes, taking requests, and making merry at twitch.tv/alconnors three nights a week, beginning Tuesday January 19, 2021. Lets make the most of a crummy situation and dance out pandemic-related frustrations!
I’ve been hosting online dance parties up to 5 days a week since the Covid-19 lockdown began. In that time, I’ve been invited to DJ a number of private online functions. Here’s what I’ve learned about how best to kick out the jams with your pals, from the comfort of your own homes. Why an… Read more
It was my pleasure to help the Ottawa Fringe Festival run a festival of online performances in the absence of a regular-style festival made impossible by the pandemic. Over the course of 10 days, I helped put online a #TGIF Drag Show with Adrianna Exposé, a night of storytelling with (un)told, Playwrights in Quarantine reading,… Read more
On Feb 15, 2020, I DJ’d the closing night of the tenth annual undercurrents festival! I only realized it as the night was winding down, but, I have played the closing night of the festival for all TEN YEARS of it’s existence, including the first couple of years when the fest was held at the… Read more
I will be producing the Canadian Improv Games‘ National Tournament productions at the National Arts Centre coming up May 11-14, 2020 – including the live broadcast online of the National Finals! I stepped down from my role of National Director and President of Canadian Improv Games back in 2016, however I’m pleased to be returning… Read more
After first directing Ottawa performer/playwright institution, Pierre Brault, in the Fools‘ winter classic “Shipwrecked” at the GCTC, and then again in Will Somers: Keeping Your Head in 2016 at The Gladstone and again at the GCTC, I had the pleasure of directing and designing the world premiere of Will Somers: The Second. This marked the… Read more
Ottawa has been a real stand-up comedy town for all my life. There are a couple full-time stand-up comedy clubs in the city, as well as indie stages peppered all over town. Since 2016 Crush Improv has been proud to be one of the very few non-stand-up comedy acts to regularly grace the stage at… Read more