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News (National): PACT Announces Boomer Stacey’s Appointment as Executive Director

  The Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Boomer Stacey as its new Executive Director. An accomplished artist, arts manager, and internationally respected cultural advocate and engager, Boomer’s reputation in both the Canadian and global arts landscape makes him a uniquely qualified and

News (Calgary): Complete List of 2018-2019 Betty Mitchell Award Nominees and Winners

  Congratulations to all of the 2018-2019 Betty Mitchell Award nominees and winners! The awards were presented on June 24 at Vertigo Theatre in Calgary.  Below is a complete list of nominees – category winners are highlighted in green. OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ENSEMBLE The Invisible: Agents of Ungentlemanly Warfare

News (Edmonton): Complete List of 2018-2019 Sterling Award Winners and Nominees

  Congratulations to all winners and nominees of 2018-2019 Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards! The award gala took place at Mayfield Dinner Theatre on June 24 and was hosted by Gina Puntil and Mathew Hushof. Below is a complete list of nominees – category winners are highlighted in red. Outstanding Production

News (Edmonton): Vern Thiessen Leaving Workshop West

  Liz Nicholls | 12thnight.ca | June 18, 2019 “Time to move on,” says Vern Thiessen of his decision after five years to leave his post as artistic director of Workshop West Playwrights Theatre, effective Aug. 31.   He won’t be leaving Edmonton, though. “I need more room in my

News (Edmonton): Students Recognized for Achievement in High School Theatre

  The Cappie Awards, celebrating outstanding achievements in High School Theatre over the past season, were presented on June 9 at The Citadel’s Maclab Theatre in Edmonton. More than 200 students from the Edmonton region attended the 12th annual award ceremony. Cappies Award Winners Here is a complete list of

News (Alberta): 2019 Alberta Literary Award and Edmonton Book Prize Winner Announced

  The Writers’ Guild of Alberta has announced the winners of the 2019 Alberta Literary Awards and the Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize. More than 110 guests attended the 2019 Alberta Literary Awards Gala on June 8. The gala was part of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s 2019 annual conference, Writing Across

News (Calgary): 2018-2019 Betty Mitchell Award Nominees Announced

  Congratulations to all the 2018-2019 Betty Mitchell Award nominees! This year’s award gala will be hosted by Valmai Goggin and Carly McKee and takes place at The Playhouse on June 24th. For tickets visit: https://www.bettymitchellawards.com/tickets.   The Nominations   OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ENSEMBLE The Invisible: Agents of Ungentlemanly

News (National): Dora Mavor Moore Award Nominees Announced

  At a press conference held May 28 in the Davies Takacs Lobby of the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 282 nominations for the 40th Anniversary Dora Mavor Moore Awards,which recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in Toronto.

News (National): Camilla Holland Receives Mallory Gilbert Leadership Award

  PACT is pleased to present the annual Mallory Gilbert Leadership Award to its former board member, and Executive Director of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Camilla Holland. The award was presented at the annual PACT Conference in Saskatoon, SK. Camilla was chosen from amongst 12 outstanding nominees from across

News (Edmonton): Nominees Announced for 2019 Cappies

  Edmonton Journal | May 14, 2019 Students from across Edmonton and beyond, from schools in Sherwood Park, St. Albert, Morinville and Sturgeon, gathered on the weekend to vote for their favourite cast and crew in the Cappies season.   Cappies is an international program that mentors young writers as

News (Alberta): WROL gets world premiere at Persephone Theatre

  Darren Krause | LiveWire Calgary | March 19 Calgary playwright Michaela Jeffrey was optimistic about talks with Saskatoon’s Persephone Theatre for the world premiere of her play, Without Rule of Law (WROL).   But she didn’t want to get her hopes up.   “Nobody wants to get any hopes