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News: TELUS Calgary Community Board supports Artstrek 2014 scholarship program

Theatre Alberta is pleased to announce that the TELUS Calgary Community Board is supporting Artstrek scholarship applicants from Calgary in 2014. TELUS Community Boards are comprised of volunteer board members who work with TELUS to identify and fund grassroots programs of charities operating in major centres where TELUS operates. Each board member brings a

News: Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) Alberta policy changes for volunteers

On January 1, 2014 changes to the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) Alberta policy came in effect to distinguish between unpaid workers and volunteers. These changes will affect the theatre industry in Alberta.  Theatre companies operate in a compulsory industry under the Workers’ Compensation Act — this means that companies are required

Job (Alberta): Artstrek 2014 Supers – Theatre Alberta

Longing for that Artstrek Buzz? Apply To Be a 2014 Super! Theatre Alberta is looking for previous Artstrek attendees with excellent interpersonal skills, strong leadership ability, a remarkable work ethic and a well-cultivated sense of fun. Applicants must have attended Artstrek as a student, been away from the program for

All Stages Online: Winter 2013 – Introducing Foils

All Stages – Theatre Alberta’s tri-annual magazine examining the theatre community in Alberta – is pleased to introduce our newest regular feature, Foils: two contrasting opinions, viewpoints or processes published side-by-side in our magazine. In the Winter 2013 installment of Foils, Meg Braehm and Rebecca Northan provided two very unique and different perspectives on the process of

News (Alberta): Theatre Alberta launches 2nd Annual Gift A Play Library Donation Campaign

Theatre Alberta launches our 2013 fundraising campaign: Gift A Play to Theatre Alberta’s Library for Christmas. Theatre Alberta’s Library is our most valuable resource. We have more than 18,500 titles in our collection, from plays and how-to guides to reference materials. Our 2013 “Wish List” contains 119 more titles to add to our shelves! The Library’s

News (Alberta): “Picks of the Edmonton Fringe” Scheduled to tour Alberta in 2014-2015

Theatre Alberta, the Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta (ATAA) and Fringe Theatre Adventures are proud to announce the inaugural Picks of the Edmonton Fringe lineup. These handpicked Albertan productions from the 2013 Edmonton Fringe Festival will be featured and offered to rural Alberta presenters at Showcase 2013, and then will tour the province in 2014-2015.  During the

Blog: Theatre Contest on Theatre Alberta’s Facebook page

If you don’t ‘like’ Theatre Alberta’s Facebook page, you may have missed a little ticket giveaway contest we’re holding. Check out our Facebook post below, and if you’d like to enter click here!   Post by Theatre Alberta.

Blog: Theatre Alberta’s “Arts Champions” Fundraiser Wrap-Up

On August 19th, 2013, Theatre Alberta hosted a fundraiser and Fringe Forum to raise funds for Theatre Alberta programs and Alberta Arts Rebuild – a relief effort to support artists and arts organizations recovering from the 2013 floods. We are proud to announce that we raised nearly $2,000 during the

Blog: Theatre Alberta’s Fringe Forum Moderator – Megan Dart

On Monday, August 19th, 7:30 p.m., in the ATB Community Patio (corner of 104th Street and 85th Avenue) at the 2013 Edmonton Fringe, you’re invited to Theatre Alberta’s Fringe Forum: The Patron, The Theatre and The Artistic Creator – Who Will Our Champions Be?  Moderated by Megan Dart and featuring a panel of

Fundraiser (Edmonton): Theatre Alberta Fundraiser and Edmonton Fringe Forum

THEATRE ALBERTA FUNDRAISER AND FORUM AT THE EDMONTON FRINGE! We’re planning a fundraiser – save the date! Fringe Theatre Adventures has generously allowed us to use their Community Patio space on the Fringe site so that we can throw a party. If planning on going to the beer tents during

News: Alberta Milk and Saputo donate milk to Artstrek 2013

Theatre Alberta is proud to announce that Alberta Milk and Saputo have joined Cenovus Energy as supporters of Artstrek 2013. Alberta Milk and Saputo will donate 43 cases of white and chocolate milk for students attending this year’s program. That’s 2,064 servings of milk! We’d like to thank Alberta Milk and Saputo for their generous donation. Theatre

News (Alberta): Winners of 2013 Alberta Playwriting Competition Announced

Alberta Playwrights’ Network and Theatre Alberta Announce the Winners of the 47th Annual Alberta Playwriting Competition The Alberta Playwrights’ Network and Theatre Alberta are pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Alberta Playwriting Competition, the longest running provincial competition of its kind in Canada, offering the largest cash prize

Job (Edmonton): Programmer – Theatre Alberta

programmer required Deadline to Apply: July 5, 2013 Theatre Alberta is a provincial arts service organization and registered charity that proudly represents more than 1,100 theatre artists, enthusiasts, students, educators, and community and professional theatre companies from across the province. We are dedicated to encouraging the growth of theatre in

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