Podcasts

1a. WAKE FOR LOST TIME

Liitoja discusses WAKE FOR LOST TIME, a 24-hr event, with Michael Reinhart,
a core member of the collective called [elephants]





1b. WAKE FOR LOST TIME #2

Liitoja continues discussing WAKE FOR LOST TIME with Reinhart





2. A KITCHEN SINK DRAMA

Liitoja discusses the 2016 Rhubarb! piece, A KITCHEN SINK DRAMA, with Reinhart, the director





3a. INTERVIEW WITH HILLAR

York University student Zack Lovetime interviews Liitoja on many aspects of DNA and theatre in general





3b. THE INQUISITION

In order to find inspiration for a monodrama concerning Liitoja, Zack submits him to a wide-ranging inquisition





4a. A DREAM PLAY #1

Liitoja and Michael Reinhart discuss his production of Strindberg’s famous play





4b. A DREAM PLAY #2

Liitoja and Reinhart continue discussing his Strindberg production





5a. THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY #1

Liitoja and Sky Gilbert probe Oscar Wilde’s artistic credo as expressed in his novel’s provocative Preface





5b. THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY #2

Liitoja and Gilbert continue probing Wilde’s artistic credo





5c. THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY #3

Liitoja and Gilbert still continue probing Wilde’s artistic credo





5d. THE DECAY OF LYING #1

Liitoja and Gilbert discuss a different work of Wilde





5e. THE DECAY OF LYING #2

Liitoja and Gilbert continue to obsess over Wilde





5f. THE SOUL OF MAN UNDER SOCIALISM

Liitoja and Gilbert examine the artistic aspects of yet another work by Wilde





6a. LIITOJA AND REINHART WORK UP AN APPETITE #1

Liitoja and Reinhart discuss the connection between obsessive chefs and obsessive theatre creators





6b. LIITOJA AND REINHART WORK UP AN APPETITE #2

Liitoja and Reinhart continue pondering how manic chefs could influence manic theatre creators





6c. LIITOJA AND REINHART WORK UP AN APPETITE #3

Liitoja and Reinhart continue to be amazed and inspired by an obsessive chef





7a. KIRSTEN REMEMBERS DNA #1

Kirsten Johnson reminisces about her early years at DNA





7b. KIRSTEN REMEMBERS DNA #2

Kirsten remembers her performance as Ophelia in DNA's infamous 7-plus-hours-long HAMLET




7c. KIRSTEN REMEMBERS DNA #3

DNA created its first installation, THE OBSERVATION, for its 20th anniversary. Kirsten contributed a series of index cards of memories, all of which are unearthed and discussed




8a. REINHART DELVES INTO LIITOJA'S ARTISTIC PROCESS

Upon UofT's request, Reinhart interviews Hillar regarding his artistic practices





8b. REINHART CONTINUES TO DELVE INTO LIITOJA'S ARTISTIC PROCESS






8c. LIITOJA AMPLIFIES + CORRECTS ERRORS HE MADE IN PREVIOUS PODCAST

This only sparks more questions from Reinhart





9. LIITOJA AND VERONIKA HURNIK DISCUSS PAULA AND KARL

They talk through the whole process from its beginning to its unfortunate end





10. Private Book-Launch for THE OULIPO CHALLENGE

In DNA’s capacious studio a cluster of illustrious artists gathered to listen to Liitoja introduce aspects of his book, harshly edited by long-time Oulipean Ian Monk, distinctly adding to whatever virtues the book may possess





11. PROVOCATIVE LETTER FROM THE GUESTBOOKS

Harrison Thomas, Magda Vasko and Liitoja discuss a DNA-lover’s objections to our means of treating audience members





12a. SIGRID JOHNSON REMINISCES ABOUT DNA

The early years





12b. SIGRID JOHNSON REMINISCES ABOUT DNA

More about the early years





13a. JÄTA MU HING RAHULE - in Rakvere, Estonia

Steve Lucas and Liitoja discuss the making of DNA's first (and only) proscenium arch piece



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