Archive for the ‘Arts Music Dance Theatre’ Category

Bang Bang – Factory Theatre – Production and Press Photos

Posted by Joseph on February 6, 2018 in Arts Music Dance Theatre | No Comments

There is an amazing new play in town! Bang Bang at Factory Theatre is an absolute must see and I had the pleasure of taking both the production and press photos for the debut run of the show. I have a feeling there will be many more runs in it’s future. I am not a […]

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Purple Rain – Bloor Cinema

Posted by Joseph on April 25, 2016 in Arts Music Dance Theatre | No Comments

Within hours of Prince’s death, the scheduled screening of Purple Rain at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema was sold out. The timing couldn’t have been more appropriate as an avenue to celebrate the life of the beloved musician and as expected, some of his most enthusiastic fans turned out. I’ve shot a lot of events at […]

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Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto – Music Portraits

Posted by Joseph on December 9, 2014 in Arts Music Dance Theatre, Portrait | No Comments

Band photos of the Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto I took earlier this summer at York University. It was a really fun shoot with some incredibly talented musicians, including Afarin Mansouri Tehrani, Maziar Heidari, Saman Shahi, Keyan Emami and Pouya Hamidi (who you might recognize from the shoot I had with Sacred Balance a number of […]

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Busy Bloor – Hot Docs 2014 – Takei, Sheik and the Dead

Posted by Joseph on April 29, 2014 in Arts Music Dance Theatre | No Comments

This past Saturday night three great film opened at Hot Docs at The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, To Be Takei, The Sheik and Doc of the Dead. It was about as busy an evening as I’ve seen at Hot Docs, and this is my ninth year shooting the festival.

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Nativity Pageant Toronto – The Christmas Story – The Church of the Holy Trinity

Posted by Joseph on December 12, 2013 in Arts Music Dance Theatre, Newspaper, Photojournalism | No Comments

If you happen to be in downtown Toronto for the holiday season, for example, shopping at the Eaton Centre, I highly recommend stopping by The Church of the Holy Trinity to check out their nativity pageant, The Christmas Story. It’s a nice change from the busy malls and bright shiny lights of the season. Last […]

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James Clark Institute – Musician / Singer / Song Writer Photography

Posted by Joseph on June 11, 2013 in Arts Music Dance Theatre, Featured Posts | No Comments

James Clark and I have been good friends for a while, so it was my pleasure to photograph him for some new promo photos for the release of his new two song EP on June 22 at the Monarch Tavern.

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Dance – BoucharDanse – Histoire d’amour

Posted by Joseph on February 14, 2013 in Arts Music Dance Theatre, Commercial Gigs | No Comments

Photos from BoucharDanse (Toronto) dress rehearsal of Histoire d’amour presented by DanceWorks Mainstage Series May 3-5, 2012 at Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre. Choreography: Susie Burpee, Denise Fujiwara, Louis-Martin Charest,and Sylvie Bouchard/Louis Laberge-Côté, Performers: Brendan Wyatt, Sylvie Bouchard and Adam Paolozza Direction: Marie-Josée Chartier Costume and set design: Cheryl Lalonde Lighting design: Kimberly Purtell Text: Adam […]

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The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – First Sceening

The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema opened it’s doors to the public for the first time on Monday, March 12 with a free Open House screening of Sundance award-winner Waste Land (D: Lucy Walker; UK, Brazil; 2010). The theatre is about 95% complete. And while it’s still missing a brand new marquee (which is hopefully going […]

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Hot Docs 2011

I had the privilege again of being one of three photographers to shoot the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival from April 28-May 8 this year. It’s a busy ten days, but I love returning every year. The only disappointment was that I only got to see two films this year. This is just a […]

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Band Photo: Circles

Posted by Joseph on March 9, 2011 in Arts Music Dance Theatre, Commercial Gigs | No Comments

Photos for the impressive Toronto Jazz group Circles. Made up of Matthew Roberts – Bass, Hayoun Lee – Piano, Alexandra Tait – Vocals, Neil Whitford – Guitar, Mackenzie Longpre – Drummer. They just finished playing three fantastic gigs in February celebrating the release of their third disc, Autumn Dance. Thanks again to Melissa Yu for […]

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Band Photo: Sacred Balance

This was by far my favourite shoot of 2010 and most definitely my favourite result. I think we finished shooting at about 2am and everyone was absolutely drenched. Huge thanks to the members of Sacred Balance (left to right: Mackenzie Longpre – Drums, Kelly Lefaive – Violin, Pouya Hamidi – Keyboard/Programming, Chloe Charles – Voice, […]

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Doc Soup: The Arbor

Posted by Joseph on March 3, 2011 in Arts Music Dance Theatre, Commercial Gigs | No Comments

Some photos from tonight’s Canadian premiere of The Arbor, winner of the Best New Documentary Filmmaker award at the Tribeca Film Festival. The event was presented by Hot Docs as part of it’s March installment of the Doc Soup monthly screening.

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Black & Blue Dance Projects Rehearsal

Posted by Joseph on February 26, 2011 in Arts Music Dance Theatre, Commercial Gigs | No Comments

Lots more 2010 photos to go through. These photos were part of an indoor rehearsal shoot for blackandblue dance projects newest work, The Future Memory Heartbreak Junction: Diptych. The photos feature the gorgeously talented Sasha Ivanochko and Brendan Wyatt. I posted an earlier entry of the promotional photos I shot for the project. Many more […]

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blackandblue dance projects

Posted by Joseph on January 19, 2011 in Arts Music Dance Theatre, Commercial Gigs | 1 Comment

And here I am, finally, adding some of my favourite photos from 2010. These photos were part of an outdoor promotional shoot for blackandblue dance projects newest work, The Future Memory Heartbreak Junction: Diptych. The photos feature the gorgeously talented Sasha Ivanochko and Brendan Wyatt and were taken on one of the coolest hidden streets […]

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Musician Portraits: Marie-Eve and Scott in Guildwood Park

Publicity photos of a newly formed guitar and flute duet with musicians Marie-Eve and Scott in my absolute favorite park in all of Toronto, the hidden gem, Guildwood Park. I’ll post a link to their website when it’s ready. Oh, and yes, they do play weddings! More great photos below.

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