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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

News (Alberta): Alberta Nonprofit Network Launches New Website

  Alberta Nonprofit Network has launched a new website! In addition to information about ABNN, the site offers sector news and resources. The website also includes Election Resources that Alberta nonprofits have developed to inform our responses and capacity in light of the upcoming election. If you have an item

News (International): Commemorate Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day

  Participate in the 5th Annual Remembrance Readings Remembrance Play Readings is an annual event utilizing the power of theatrical readings and Holocaust plays you or your organizations select from the National Jewish Theater Foundation-Holocaust Theater International Initiative Catalog ( We would appreciate your participation occurring on or around Yom

News (Calgary): The Grand Announces Two Resident Companies

    Louis B. Hobson | Calgary Herald | January 30, 2019 The rebranding of The Grand has begun in earnest.   Back in December, the new CEO of The Grand theatre complex promised the historic building would be revitalized, making it a more friendly, accommodating and welcoming member of

News (Alberta): Lauren Crazybull is Alberta’s First Artist In Residence

  Lauren Crazybull is a Blackfoot Dene painter, illustrator and documentarian. Recently, her focus has been working with youth through art. Lauren’s work is informed by several years of justice- and Indigenous-related advocacy.   “Congratulations to Lauren on being selected as Alberta’s first Artist in Residence. Lauren is an excellent

News (Calgary): ATP Unveils Next Season

  Louis B. Hobson | Calgary Herald | February 4, 2019   Darcy Evans, the new artistic and executive director of Alberta Theatre Projects, unveiled his first season and the company’s 48th at a launch party in the Martha Cohen Theatre on Monday.   He acknowledged a great deal is

News (Edmonton): Citadel Theatre Announces Upcoming Season

  Nola Keeler | CBC News | January 29, 2019 Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre announced their upcoming season this week with plenty of new events and productions.   The Citadel will start its upcoming 2019–2020 season with the theatre’s first ever summer musical Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash.

Survey (National): Labour Market Information Survey

  To all Canadian arts and culture sector workers and organizations who have not completed the Labour Market Information (LMI) Study survey: the deadline is extended  to February 11th!   Your input is the very important first step to the 2019 Cultural Labour Market Information Study! Last released in 2010,

News (National): Former Sears Drama Festival Has New Sponsor

Victoria Ahearn | Canadian Press | January 17, 2019 A nearly 75-year-old Canadian youth theatre festival where Rachel McAdams, Margot Kidder and David Cronenberg got their start has secured a much-needed new sponsor.   The Montreal-based National Theatre School of Canada has announced a new deal with TD Bank Group

News (Alberta): Announcing Alberta’s Newest University

  The Alberta College of Art + Design will officially become the Alberta University of the Arts (AUArts), the province’s first university dedicated to fine arts and design.   The new name and status formally comes into effect on Feb. 1.   Since 2015, the institution has received about $4.6