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Announcement (Alberta): Theatre Alberta Receives Generous Donation from RBC Foundation

  Theatre Alberta is thrilled to announce that the RBC Foundation has made a generous donation to support our programs that provide opportunities for Alberta’s emerging theatre artists. Specifically, the funds received will go toward supporting the Artstrek Supervisor Team and costs associated with our annual Emerge auditions. At RBC,


Announcement (Alberta): Introducing the 2019 Artstrek Play-of-Study

  Theatre Alberta is thrilled to announce that students attending Artstrek 2019 will be studying the contemporary musical phenomenon Les Misérables. Set in post-revolution France, this epic tale explores themes of justice, sacrifice, compassion, and redemption. With powerful music and unforgettable songs like Do You Hear The People Sing? and


Job (Edmonton): Artstrek Program Assistant – Theatre Alberta

  SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR ARTSREK PROGRAM ASSISTANT Deadline to apply: March 29 Theatre Alberta requires a highly motivated and detail oriented human to join our team this summer as Artstrek Program Assistant. This is a temporary full-time position commencing April 29, 2019, and concluding August 30, 2019 (18 weeks). The


Call for Submissions (Alberta): The 53rd Annual Alberta Playwriting Competition

  Alberta Playwrights’ Network, in association with Theatre Alberta, presents the 53rd Annual Playwriting Competition. The competition recognizes the most outstanding unproduced Albertan play. This is one of the longest-running playwriting competitions in Canada. The Grand Prize winner will receive $5000 and a potential workshop/reading of their play. A  secondary


Job (Red Deer): Apply Now To Be An Artstrek Supervisor!

  Theatre Alberta is seeking applications for Artstrek Supervisors for July 2019. Supervisors (Supers) will need: excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to work as a team member; strong leadership abilities; experience working with youth; a remarkable work ethic; and a well-cultivated sense of fun. Applicants must have attended Artstrek as


Announcement (Alberta): Registration For Musical Theatre Creation Is Now Open

  Theatre Alberta, Alberta Playwrights’ Network, and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity are pleased to offer this intensive workshop on new musical theatre creation as part of the Workshops by Request: Rocky Mountain Series. Instructors Bob Martin and Lisa Lambert are the creators of the award-winning musical The Drowsy


Announcement (Alberta): Registration for Intimacy Direction is Now Open

  Theatre Alberta and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity are thrilled to announce that registration is open for the second Workshops by Request: Rocky Mountain Series master class of the 2018/2019 season. INTIMACY DIRECTION with SIOBHAN RICHARDS November 30-December 2, 2018 Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Application deadline: October

Announcement (Alberta): Registration For Staging Contemporary Shakespeare Is Now Open

  Theatre Alberta and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity are thrilled to announce that registration is open for the first Workshops by Request: Rocky Mountain Series master class of the 2018/2019 season. Staging Contemporary Shakespeare with Dawn Monique Williams November 10-12, 2018 Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Application

Job (Alberta): Theatre Alberta Seeks Instructors for Artstrek 2019

  THEATRE ALBERTA’S ARTSTREK 2019 PROGRAM IS SEEKING INSTRUCTOR APPLICATIONS    Artstrek – Theatre Alberta’s summer school/camp for teens – is seeking dedicated, passionate instructors for its 2019 program. Each year, the instructional team, led by a Curriculum Director, is contracted to instruct students in the areas of acting, text

Library: Books, books, so many books….. – Theatre Alberta

What do you do with all those books you don’t want anymore? There are many ways to recycle your volumes: Share with friends, neighbors or colleagues. Set up a mini share station at your workplace, church or other local gathering place (with permission of course) where you can leave a

News (Alberta): Theatre Alberta’s Keri Mitchell Nominated for 2018 Rozsa Award

We are thrilled to announce that our Executive Director Keri Mitchell is amongst the three shortlisted nominees for the the 15th Annual Rozsa Award. From The Rozsa Foundation: “As Executive Director of Theatre Alberta, Keri Mitchell has shown herself to be a powerful ally for theatre in Alberta. Since taking

News (Alberta): ALL IN Update – June 2018

  A MESSAGE FROM SARA MEURLING, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PACT, ON JUNE 11, 2018: “ALL IN is a national initiative with regional cohorts from across the country participating in introductory training in anti-oppressive practice and receiving resources, consultation, and coaching as part of a two-year program for organizational development and change.


Library: Looking for English Accent and Dialect Resources? – Theatre Alberta

If you’re getting ready for your next show and are looking to get the English accent or dialect of your character just right, check out these two great online resources: International Dialects of English Archive (IDEA) specializes in English-language accents and dialects heard around the world. Access to the archive is

Announcement (Alberta): Artstrek 2018 Early Bird Deadline is May 18

  If you or someone you know is considering attending Artstrek this July please note that the deadline for Early Bird registration is May 18. Register on or before the deadline to receive a $40 discount on your fees. The early bird fee schedule is as follows: Exploration I (13-14

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Library: Celebrating World Theatre Day and Diversity! – Theatre Alberta

  Today is the day we celebrate theatre – it’s World Theatre Day. UNESCO’s International Theatre Institute (ITI) initiated this special day 57 years ago and theatre communities around the globe have been celebrating ever since – we promote, create awareness, enjoy and share theatre, and we share the annual message

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