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News (Edmonton): Theatre Yes Welcomes New Interim Producer

  Theatre Yes is delighted and excited to announce that Sue Goberdhan is joining the company in the role of Interim Producer.   Sue Goberdhan is an Edmonton performer, arts administrator, advocate, and educator. She graduated from Macewan University with a diploma in Arts and Cultural Management, and she attended

News (Edmonton): Chris Dodd Receives Guy Laliberté Prize

  The Canada Council for the Arts is honoured to salute the work and vision of performing artist Chris Dodd, who contributes to positive change in society by shining a light on the practice of Deaf artists.   Based in Edmonton, Alberta, Chris Dodd is the founder and artistic director

News (Calgary): Arts Commons Chooses New President

  Sarah Rieger | CBC News | January 20, 2020 Arts Commons has chosen a new president and CEO after a year-long search.   Alex Sarian, who has held a variety of leadership roles at New York City’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, will officially take over the role

News (Alberta): Broadway Across Canada Announces 2020-2021 Season

  Broadway Across Canada has unveiled their upcoming 2020-2021 Season. Four theatrical productions will take centre stage at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium beginning next fall including the Edmonton premiere engagement of the Broadway Musical, HAMILTON.   “With a record number of subscribers last season, we remain so appreciative of the

News (Alberta): Pawâkan Macbeth 2020 Tour

  Dustin Cook | Edmonton Journal | January 20, 2020 An Indigenous retelling of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth will be touring Treaty 6 First Nations communities in Alberta before embarking on a run at the renowned Stratford Festival. But it’s a different version of the play than fans of the

News (Alberta): Alberta Foundation for the Arts Welcomes New Directors

  The leadership of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts is welcoming five new directors.   Government is revitalizing the Alberta Foundation for the Arts board by appointing five new directors to fill upcoming vacancies. The appointments include a new chair and vice chair, once those two terms expire next

News (Alberta): Calgary Playwright John Murrell Has Passed Away

  Jon Roe | Calgary Herald | November 12, 2019   Playwright, librettist and Order of Canada recipient John Murrell has died after a long battle with leukemia. He was 74.   Murrell was born Oct. 15, 1945, in Lubbock, Texas. He moved to Calgary in 1968 to study at

News (Lethbridge): Sharon Peat Retires From New West Theatre

  Dave Mabell | Medicine Hat News | November 1, 2019   A longtime Lethbridge drama director has taken her closing bow.   Sharon Peat, artistic director at New West Theatre has decided to retire.   Her work with the city’s professional company began in 2015, while she was still