Entries by David Jeremy Smith

Something’s Baking

I didn’t bake this bread. But I did help test it. A comparison could be made to my recent Covid-19 booster, though testing the bread was far more enjoyable than getting vaccinated. And there’s the rub. On one hand, I experienced the immediate, rich, endorphins-launching joy of consuming freshly-baked bread. For my pandemic-exhausted soul, this […]

Winter Job Postings

Driftwood has some work opportunities coming up early in the new year. We’re hiring a Scenic Carpenter and a Scenic Artist and Props Associate to help us make some live theatre possible in 2022.  Driftwood Theatre is committed to reflecting Canada’s rich diversity in all aspects of our work We encourage and welcome applicants from […]

Diminished Workshop

Hatched over a single night right before the onset of the Covid pandemic in 2020, Gloria Mok’s Diminished is about to wrap up its first full phase of development. What began as a short, 10-minute piece set among an upper hallway of Whitby’s Trafalgar Castle has emerged as a full length, two-act play which explores […]

Driftwood Digital Short Play Festival Launches October 22, 2021

It’s been a pretty strange year. Never would we have imagined that, nearing the end of summer 2021, we would have replaced our annual summer season of outdoor theatre with not one but three digital projects. Driftwood audiences can already join Artistic Director Jeremy Smith as he celebrates reconnecting with people and places in Ontario […]