Press

  “Keara Barnes has a stage presence like none I have ever seen”

 -The Marble Victoria on ALMOST A STEPMOM

“Barnes is as astonishing a solo performer as they come”

-Two Pence & Two Cents on TRAVELTHEATRICS

“Barnes finds magic in the world”

-Winnipeg Free Press on TRAVELTHEATRICS

“Barnes is a very charismatic performer, a terrifically engaging storyteller and I expect we will see and hear more from her”

-Jo Ledingham, On the Scene on ALMOST A STEPMOM

“Keara Barnes is fantastic”

-Trevor Martin, Vancouver Vantage on WAITING FOR GHOSTBUSTERS

“Keara Barnes delivers one of the most naturalistic performances of the evening as a survivor named Jenny and, when she sings Bart, who becomes a tragic hero, her restraint is touching”

Colin Thomas on MR.BURNS, A POST ELECTRIC PLAY

“Gorgeous Performance”

Penny Warwick, Two Cents Two Pence, on ALMOST A STEPMOM

“Barnes is a charming performer. She skillfully enlivens her characters and shows a strong facility for accents”

CBC on TRAVELTHEATRICS

“An Exceptional Actor”

Winnipeg Fringe Exchange on TRAVELTHEATRICS

“Barnes has you in the palm of her hand the minute she opens her mouth”

 –Jenna Shummoogum on ALMOST A STEPMOM

“Barnes’ beautiful command of voice, language and body—and her skilled orchestration of these essential points of expression…”

-KC Novak, Prism Magazine on MACBETH

“Barnes is a talented actor”

-CVV Magazine on ALMOST A STEPMOM

“A win-win- a good way to describe Keara Barnes”

-Winnipeg Fringe Review on ALMOST A STEPMOM

“Not only is Keara’s character work phenomenal, but so too is her writing…”

-Kathryn Taddei, The Marble Victoria on ALMOST A STEPMOM

“A very good actor”

-Jerry Wasserman, The Vancouver Sun, on ALMOST A STEPMOM

“..the show contains affecting, still performances from Jessica Hood (Olya) and Keara Barnes (Olya’s orphanage friend, Anna)”

-Colin Thomas, The Georgia Straight, on OLYA THE CHILD

“She is one vivacious young woman and a born storyteller”

-Louis B Hobson, The Calgary Herald on ALMOST A STEPMOM 

“Barnes has a remarkable physical and vocal presence on stage”

-CBC on ALMOST A STEPMOM

IN THE MEDIA 

LIVE Global TV News Interview on Traveltheatrics

Vancouver Co-op Radio: The Storytelling Show on Traveltheatrics

CiTR Radio: Radio Dave on Traveltheatrics

The Flame: Storytelling Event on Traveltheatrics

Beatroute Magazine Preview on Traveltheatrics

LIVE Vancouver Presents Interview on Mr.Burns: A Post-Electric Play

Vancouver Sun Interview on Mr.Burns: A Post-Electric Play

LIVE Global News TV Interview on Almost a Stepmom

CVV Magazine Preview on Almost a Stepmom

Marble Theatre Interviewon Almost a Stepmom

LIVE Roundhouse Radio Interviewon Almost a Stepmom

LIVE CBC Radio Calgary Interviewon Almost a Stepmom