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Announcement: Free Will Shakespeare Festival 2012 Season

The Freewill Shakespeare Festival has announced the plays for its 24th season in Hawrelak Park in Edmonton: THE TEMPEST directed by Marianne CopithorneThe Tragedy of JULIUS CAESAR directed by John Kirkpatrick Festival passes are now on sale.  Throughout December, buy a Festival Pass for just $35.00($40.00 regular). For more information, visit www.freewillshakespeare.com.

Announcement: New Calgary Arts Funding Program

The Remarkable Experience Accelerator is a new partnership between Calgary Arts Development and the Calgary Hotel Association. This multi-year partnership will invest up to $825,000 (Destination Marketing Fund DMF) over three years to accelerate medium to long term (at least two years) plans for remarkable downtown arts experiences. This unique

News: Canada Council Theatre Section Begins Renewal Process

Roger Gaudet, Head of the Theatre Section of the Canada Council for the Arts, recently released a draft document regarding a proposed revision to the Theatre Section’s Operating Grants to Professional Theatre Organizations program, and provides the rationale for the changes. This document (provided in both official languages) has been

Auditions (Calgary): Hope Management

Hope Management is holding Auditions to join the team! In order to fill the demand from our clients we are opening up spots on our roster. If you are an artist who would like representation and mentoring to help you achieve your goals, our company may be a right fit

Call for Submissions (Calgary): Musicians & Writers – Ronin Theatre Event

WANTED: Musicians & Writers for Ronin Theatre’s upcoming Fundraiser EVENT! Ronin Theatre is currently looking to fill one 30 minute set with a young and emerging musical group or solo performer. We are also looking for writers who want to share their “non-works”.  The fundraiser is called “Definitely Not A

New blog post on the Edmonton Journal

Just a heads up about Theatre Alberta’s blog on the Edmonton Journal.  I just posted regarding Theatre Alberta and our two new charity programs – the Husky Community Rebate Program and CharityCar.ca.   Check it out!  

Job (Calgary): Theatre Junction GRAND Fund Development Manager

Theatre Junction GRAND, Calgary’s culturehouse for contemporary live arts, seeks an experienced Development Manager to lead the fundraising efforts of our adventurous arts organization. Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Development Manager will be responsible for generating contributed revenue and providing strategic leadership as it relates to identifying, cultivating,

UPDATE Audition (Calgary): Theatre BSMT Generals

Update: Audition location and dates confirmed Monday, January 16, 2012 from 6pm – 10pm  at the John Snow House, 915-18th Avenue SW Audition details listed below Theatre BSMT is a Calgary based theatre society that produces challenging and thought provoking productions designed to showcase and nurture the emerging artist. It

Call for Submissions: Nominations for 25th Mayor’s Celebration for the Arts

“THE 25TH ANNUAL MAYOR’S CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS”  NOMINATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED 2012 marks the silver anniversary for the Mayor’s Celebration for the Arts presented by the Professional Arts Coalition of Edmonton (PACE). The 25th anniversary celebration has some BIG surprises in store including BIG performers, BIG celebrations and BIG

Call for Submissions (Alberta): 2012 Lieutenant Governor Emerging Artist Awards

The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation was established in 2003 to celebrate excellence in the arts and to underline the importance of the arts in Alberta. The Foundation administers two programs of awards to Alberta artists. The Emerging Artist awards program, which is presented in alternate years to

Job (Calgary): Sound Designer/ Musician – Theatre Encounter

Sound Designer/Musician Needed for Heart of Darkness The Classic Literature Text by Joseph Conradre-rendered for the stage by the Baader Meinhof Collective (Theatre Encounter) We are looking for a sound designer / musician for our performance piece, Heart of Darkness.  This is an opportunity for an up-and-coming musician to work

Call for Submissions (Calgary): Playwright Needed – Theatre Encounter

Playwright Needed  for Heart of Darkness The Classic Literature Text by Joseph Conradre-rendered for the stage by the Baader Meinhof Collective (Theatre Encounter) We are looking for a Playwright for our performance piece, Heart of Darkness. This is an opportunity for an up-and-coming playwright to work with professional artists on

Volunteer (Edmonton): Upcoming Shows at Fringe Theatre Adventures

Call for volunteers for the upccoming productions at the Arts at the Barns season Fringe Theatre Adventures is seeking energetic and friendly individuals interested in volunteering for our Front of House team, for TWO of our upcoming presentations! This is a great opportunity to get involved in the arts community,

Call for Submissions (Central Alberta): Scripts At Work Play Competition

SCRIPTS AT WORK — MAIN SERIES PLAY COMPETITION Scripts at Work invites new and emerging central Albertan playwrights to submit original unpublished or produced script(s) to our play competition. Winning scripts will be workshopped by professional dramaturges and directors and performed as part of the Festival of New Plays in

Event (Edmonton): 2011 Fringe Lottery Draw

Fringe Theatre Adventures invites you to the highly anticipated lottery draw for the 31st Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival in 2012! Hosted by Rapid Fire Theatre’s Julian Faid, the Fringe lottery reveals the Outdoor Stage performers and the Theatre for Young People, International, National and Local artists who will be appearing throughout the

Call for Submissions (Calgary): Urban Curvz Theatre Artistic Associate

Urban Curvz Theatre is seeking an Artistic Associate to assist with creative and operational undertakings of the company.  This volunteer position is an ideal opportunity for emerging artists and/or arts administrators to gain experience in producing, marketing, fundraising and grant writing.  Interested individuals should send a copy of their resume

News: Edmonton Theatre Critic Liz Nicholls Honoured

Liz Nicholls, a longtime theatre critic for the Edmonton Journal, is one of the winners of a 2011 Salute to Excellence Citation Award. The award is presented to Edmontonians who have contributed to the unique and diverse fabric of the city. Nicholls has been the Edmonton Journal’s theatre writer since

Job (Calgary): Pumphouse Theatre Box Office/Program Administrator

BOX OFFICE / PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR (temporary full-time) The Pumphouse Theatre, one of Calgary’s leading performing arts venues provides affordable, quality rental facilities and box office services to many of Calgary’s performing arts organisations. We are seeking a Box Office / Program Administrator. This is a temporary full-time 1 year maternity

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