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Announcment (Calgary): The 2019-2020 Critter Award Nominees

The 2019-2020 theatre season may have ended far too early, but there is still so much excellent theatre to celebrate. Here are the nominations for this year’s Calgary Theatre Critics Awards, known affectionately as The Critters. Congratulations to all the nominees! BEST TOURING SHOW Let’s Run Away – HPR/reWorks Productions

News (Alberta): Tell Your MPs What’s At Stake

  Join the Country in Telling MPs #WhatsAtStake  While there has been some frontline funding and employer support subsidies by our governments, in most cases these will not be enough to help nonprofit organizations cope with the impacts of fundraising cuts, higher operating costs and increased demand. In ABNN’s Impact

News (Edmonton): Freewill Shakespeare Festival Announces New Artistic Director

  As we approach William Shakespeare’s 456th birthday, Freewill Shakespeare Festival is excited, and delighted, to announce its new Artistic Director, David Horak.   For 25 years David has worked throughout Canada and the United States as a director, actor, and educator. He is the founding Artistic Director of the

Survey (National): Stats Canada – Canadian Survey on Business Conditions

  Statistics Canada is currently conducting the new Canadian Survey on Business Conditions (CSBS) in collaboration with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. This survey targets all businesses in Canada. Your collaboration is essential in helping us to understand the effects of COVID-19 in Canada. Help us measure the impact COVID-19


Announcement (Alberta): Artstrek 2020 Update

  From Act II Scene IX of Shakespeare in Love, adapted by Lee Hall from Tom Stoppard’s and Marc Norman’s screenplay of the same name:   Marlowe: But how will it end? Will: Happily. Marlowe: But how? Will: I don’t know. It’s a mystery. Theatre Alberta has made the decision

News (National): Update from Canada Council for the Arts

  Our thoughts go out to the many artists and arts organizations, and to their loved ones around the world, whose health and livelihood are being directly affected by the global spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).    We know these are difficult times. The effects of the pandemic continue to

News (National): IATSE Commits 2.5 Million To Entertainment Charities

  With thousands of entertainment workers displaced as a result of social distancing measures to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the IATSE General Executive Board approved $2.5 million in donations to three entertainment charities Tuesday. The funding will go to the Actors Fund, the Motion Picture and Television

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

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