Congratulations to Just Because Theatre from Fort McMurray, winners of Outstanding Production at the Alberta Drama Festival Association (ADFA) Provincial Festival, which took place May 2 – 3 in Grande Prairie! The full list of award winners included:
Award for Technical Merit
Zakk MacDonald, Fight Direction for PISTACHIO CRUMBLE, Calgary region
Florence Maione, HEART IN THE GROUND, Foothills region
Stephen Buoninsegni, HEART IN THE GROUND, Foothills region
Outstanding New Play (Sponsored by Alberta Playwrights’ Network, Awarded to playwright)
COWORKERS by AJ Baragar, Chinook region
Madeleine Stout & Tai Amy Grauman for FAITH, Edmonton region
LOUIS AND DAVE, Peace Country East region
Special thanks to Grande Prairie Live Theatre (GPLT) for hosting (and providing the confetti canon). Congratulations to all eight finalist productions, and all the companies who competed in regional festivals as well. An amazing year for community theatre – for more information about the ADFA visit adfa.ca.
In other news: the 2014 Alberta High School Provincial Drama Festival takes place this weekend at Red Deer College. Theatre Alberta Programmer Frazer Andrews and Communications & Marketing Coordinator Aaron Talbot will be there to take in the plays and promote Artstrek. Come chat with us and be sure to enter our draw for two scholarship awards to attend Artstrek 2014!