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Keith Tomasek

Media strategist | Performing arts consultant | Podcaster

Keith Tomasek lectures at Western University Canada.

He spent three years lecturing at The American University of Sharjah, UAE.

He was Director of News Programming for CHUM's TV stations in Southwestern Ontario and Senior Interactive Media Developer with AOL Canada. He produced on a number of CBC TV and radio shows including Midday, On The Road Again and The Radio Show with Jack Farr.

A film he produced and wrote was short-listed for an Oscar nomination. He is a recipient of Canada’s National Screen Institute Drama Prize.

In the summer Tomasek publishes

His podcast on the Arts is The Inadequate Life, a podcast about the creative process and people whose lives depend upon it.
A Theatre Mom Changed My

A Theatre Mom Changed My Life

I've been interviewing stage performers, for my website, about the creative process and people
05/14/2013 05:14 EDT
What Is Cana­dian

What Is Cana­dian Cui­sine?

When was the last time you saw heart, kidney, liver and tongue on a plate, let alone actually ate some? The mandate at the Stratford Chefs School is to "help people experience, enjoy and understand the gastronomy of our time, so that a distinctly Canadian cuisine may continue to develop."
02/14/2013 05:22 EST
What Louis C.K. Can Teach You About

What Louis C.K. Can Teach You About Success

Fans of Louis C.K. were revelling after Louis won Emmy awards for best comedy writing for <em>Louie</em> and for his special <em>Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theatre</em>. When Louis speaks about the intersection of his creative and commercial success, the industry listens. Here are two recent podcasts that will interest Louis C.K. fans, or anyone with an interest in the business of engaging audiences online or through television.
09/25/2012 12:04 EDT
Theatre Reviews Need More Than a

Theatre Reviews Need More Than a "Like"

Unfortunately for lovers of thoughtful writing, the rise of amateur critiques has corresponded with the fall of professional theatre criticism. Some theatres are even adding a "Twitter section" where audience members can tweet with impunity during a show. Today news organizations are employing fewer full-time journalists to report on arts and culture, and 140 characters is a bit short for a decent review.
06/18/2012 02:12 EDT