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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

Freedom to Read Week
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Library: We Read Banned Books! – Theatre Alberta

  Books are challenged and banned from libraries every day. Only 30% of challenged books make it back onto the library shelves. On February 25th to March 3rd, we celebrate Freedom to Read Week by reading some of the many challenged and banned books available at our library: The Curious

Announcement (Alberta): Community Theatre Summit FAQs

  Registration is open for the Workshops by Request: Rocky Mountain Series Community Theatre Summit happening March 23-25 at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.  In response to inquiries about the summit we have prepared a list of frequently asked questions to help you with registration. Q: Several people are

Announcements (Alberta): Introducing the Artstrek 2018 Play of Study

Something Wicked This Way Comes Theatre Alberta is excited to announce that the Artstrek 2018 play of study will be Shakespeare’s towering tragedy Macbeth. This compelling play explores the dangers of uninhibited ambition and its consequences. Macbeth is, at first, a hero – renowned for his service to his king

Jobs (Alberta): Apply To Be An Artstrek Supervisor!

  Theatre Alberta is seeking applications for Artstrek Supervisors for July 2018. Supervisors need excellent interpersonal skills, strong leadership abilities, and experience working with youth, a remarkable work ethic, and a well-cultivated sense of fun. Applicants must have attended Artstrek as a student, been away from the program for at least one year,


Library: Thank You Gift-A-Play Donors – Theatre Alberta

  $400 worth of books donated! Thank you so much to all of you who so generously supported our Gift-a-Play donation campaign. Theatre Alberta received 21 books worth $400. All the books have arrived and we’re cataloguing as fast as we can. Most of the books are already available for borrowing –

GG Drama Award Finalists
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Library: 2017 GG’s Literary Award Winners!

The 2017 Winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards have been Announced! The Canada Council for the Arts announced the winners of this year’s GG Literary Awards on Tuesday. The Awards annually celebrates the best Canadian books – this year’s English-language Drama Award Winner is Hiro Kanagawa‘s Indian Arm. There

Library: Read Mark Hopkins’ Purple Play Picks – Theatre Alberta

  #FridayReads Doug Mertz has received his September book bag curated by Mark Hopkins! As this is the 12th and final Purple Play Club book bag, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of the curators who participated in this event. We wouldn’t have been able to compile these

Library: 150 Canadian Plays Challenge Wrap-up – Theatre Alberta

  #TA150CDNPlays  Thank you so much to everyone who participated in Theatre Alberta Library’s 150 Canadian Plays Challenge on Drama Online (#TA150CDNPlays!) A total of 10 members read 40 plays this week. While we did not quite meet our goal of reading 150 plays, we hope that everyone who participated learned

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