Check out @CNAL_RCAA’s annual #artsed conference — Oct 24-26 in Winnipeg, MB.
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
National Access Arts Assembly coming to Calgary in August. Apply now to join the assembly!
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
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
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
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
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
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
The 2018-2019 Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award Nominees were announced on June 3. The Sterlings celebrate excellence on Edmonton stages over the last season. This year’s award gala will be hosted by Mathew Hulshof and Gina Puntil and takes place on June 24 at Mayfield Dinner Theatre. For tickets call
Michele Jarvie | Calgary Herald | June 2, 2019 “Once you’ve had food on the table and shelter, everybody needs the arts. It just makes for a better world.” Those words, spoken about her beloved Banff Centre, could just as well explain Jenny Belzberg’s longtime involvement in a
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.
Avast mates! You don’t be wanting to miss this! Moby Dick – a fish tale like no other!
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
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
APN Annual General Meeting – Apr. 29/2019 7pm-9pm. For info – albertaplaywrights.com @APNPlaywrights
The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is excited to announce the finalists for the 2019 Alberta Literary Awards and Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize. Each year, the Alberta Literary Awards and the City of Edmonton recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta and Edmonton
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