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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 (http://htc.miami.edu). 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

News (Bragg Creek): Swamp Donkey Theatre Society Finding Its Feet

    Scott Strasser | Rocky View Weekly | January 15, 2019   A new musical theatre company in Bragg Creek is offering locals the chance to learn the ins and outs of performing onstage.   Swamp Donkey Musical Theatre Society (SDMTS) formed last summer as the brainchild of Trisha

News (Lethbridge): Veteran administrator to guide New West Theatre

Dave Mabell | Lethbridge Herald | January 3, 2019 New West Theatre has a new general manager. Derek Stevenson, the Lethbridge organization’s chief executive for the past three years, has announced he’s being succeeded by long-active Alberta theatre professional Kelly Reay. “Kelly is an award-winning theatre producer, administrator and director

News (National): 2018 CASA Award Winner Announced

  The CASA Award is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 playwriting award is actor/director/playwright Rehane Abrahams of Cape Town, South Africa. The Jury, consisting of South African theatrical powerhouses Amy Jeptha, Sara Matchett, and Jennie Reznek, along with Canadian Chair and celebrated playwright/actor Marcia Johnson, had

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