WHITE RABBIT PRODUCTIONS (WRP) is a project based arts organization in Winnipeg.
WRP serves the community by:
1) Creating original works of music, theatre and multimedia
2) Collaborating with artists and groups on the development of new works
3) Providing training and mentorship for Winnipeg artists
"Johnson will retire in December, bringing the curtain down on his teaching career before he helps raise the curtain at the official opening of the university's new Conklin Theatre in March. He will direct the first show, Doubtful House, a new work by his former student, Ian Ross."
Drama teacher Chris Johnson accepted a job at the University of Manitoba in 1979 largely due to promises a new theatre would be built the following year. "I've been trying to make that happen ever since," says the longtime professor of the school's department of English, film and theatre.
Growing up just outside of Toronto, and now living there myself, I have been so lucky to live so close to such a rich theatre scene. As a theatre lover, it was amazing to know that the newest musical or brand new play was only a few hours away. But try as I might, finding Canadian musical theatre co…