Welcome to Tightrope Books video feed. Here book lovers will discover the latest exclusive author readings, podcasts, interviews, and video book clubs we have uploaded just for you.  It’s all part of Tightrope Books new media channel, designed to enhance your reading experience and take you behind the scenes in the exciting world of book creation. Whether you are tuning in to the latest edition of DrunkGirlTO Book Club, watching  Ryerson theatre students Rebecca Liddiard and Alexandra Simpson read work from our backlist, this page is your energized feed for new videos featuring Tightrope Books authored-texts. The ongoing collaboration between authors, actors, bloggers and fans explores new post-author terrain for the performance, appreciation and presentation of contemporary literature as an enhancement of the standards of literary readings.

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Alexandra Simpson is going into fourth year at Ryerson Theatre School. Ryerson Works include, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Ismene in Welcome to Thebes, and Mrs. Allwitt in Chaste Maid on the Cheapside. This summer she has been involved with Spur of the Moment Shakespeare Collective which brings theatre to those who can’t see it themselves.




Rebecca is going into her fourth year at Ryerson Theatre School. Ryerson works include, the Prince in Romeo and Juliet, Antigone in Welcome to Thebes, and Moll in Chaster Maid on the Cheapside. Rebecca is currently in Greece performing and work shopping three new plays for the Women in War Project.




Courtney Whitman Dishart (aka @DrunkgirlTO on Twitter) is Torontonian, cocktail lover, internet sass mouth and devout Book nerd. She is the host of DrunkGirlTO Book Club, an intoxicating look at books, book culture, fine wines, fonts and more.