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Call for Submissions (Airdrie): Theatre Company Commission for Christmas Show – Bert Church LIVE Theatre

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Call for Submissions (Airdrie): Theatre Company Commission for Christmas Show – Bert Church LIVE Theatre

Bert Church LIVE Theatre seeks Theatre Company to Produce: Ken Ludwig’s ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

The Bert Church Theatre seeks to engage professional theatre artists with experience in producing theatre for young audiences as the fifth show of our upcoming 2022-2023 season: ’Twas the Night Before Christmas.

The expectation is that this theatre company will design, rehearse and perform the production for a flat fee of $2, 000 per performance with a minimum of 5 performances. The Bert Church Theatre will purchase the rights for the production, supply the performance venue, and staff both front of house as well as a lighting technician and a sound technician.

Cast Size: 5
Duration: 60 min
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Theatre for Young Audiences, Christmas/Holiday

Contract Dates are as follows:

August 08-August 28 – Applications and Selection

August 31 — BCT Season Launch

September 1 — Production Meeting with BCT Team


  • 1 Preview run through with notes from BCT Team
  • Dec 17 & 18 Load in & Cue to Cue
  • Dec 20 & 21 Tech Run & Dress Rehearsal
  • Dec 22 – 24 – 5 Performances

Candidates local to Airdrie, Calgary, and immediate surrounding communities are encouraged to apply. Bert Church LIVE Theatre’s Presented Series represents the community we serve and introduces our patrons to new viewpoints, ideas, music and stories through the performing arts. Through the lens of the City of Airdrie Social Policy (POLICY NO. COM-63-C) and the 35//50 Initiative, which strives to take action toward a more equitable, diverse and inclusive future in the performing arts, we seek to annually present performances and engage artists that reflect the diversity of our community.

The successful Theatre Company will be paid under contract for their work. It is the responsibility of the company to assign, production budgets and individual artist wages.

To apply send a company letter of intent, cover letter and CV (either personal or full company seasons) to

*This is a non-CAEA production. Selected candidates will be engaged under contract with Bert Church LIVE Theatre and The City of Airdrie

If you have inquiries or questions relating to roles and compensation please email

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