Workshops by Request are coordinated by Theatre Alberta at yourrequest and targeted to the specific needs of your theatre organization. Workshops in both technical and non-technical aspects of theatre bring highly trained professionals to your community for one, one and a half, or two-day workshops.
Workshops by Request scheduled for December 2014 include:
Pasek & Paul Vocal Masterclass in St. Albert
On December 5, Tony-nominated composers Justin Paul and Benj Pasek will work with ten emerging professionals on a musical theatre song. Members of the public are welcome to purchase tickets to audit the Vocal Masterclass – call St. Albert Children’s Theatre (SACT) at 780-459-1600 and give them the code 31463. And, don’t forget to check out Pasek & Paul’s caberet-style concert on December 6 at 2 p.m.!
Shadow Performance in Grande Prairie
Anita Miotti will travel from Calgary to Grande Prairie to teach a workshop on integrating shadows into theatre peformance to Grande Prairie Live Theatre on December 14. Anita is a choreographer/dancer/actor who writes, performs and produces her own work. She is the founding Artistic Director of Theatre of the Living Statue and has created a Balinese style shadow performance at Calgary’s Saddledome stadium for His Holiness The Dalai Lama!
There are already a number of Workshops by Request booked for the new year! Here’s a list of upcoming workshops:
- Directing in Lethbridge (Playgoers of Lethbridge – January 17)
- Lighting in Ponoka (Klaglahachie Fine Arts Society – February 7)
- Acting in Sundre (Peak Theatre Players – TBD)
- Directing and Make Up in Canmore (Pine Tree Players – TBD)
- Character Development in High River (Windmill Theatre Players -TBD)
Workshops by Request applications are accepted throughout the year. Any theatre organization in Alberta that is a group member of Theatre Alberta may apply for a workshop through the Workshops by Request program, on any topic of their choice. For more information, please email Frazer Andrews, Programmer at[email protected].