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Call for Submissions (Calgary / Edmonton): Fringe Show Promos – Theatre Alberta

Fringe Show Promos Wanted! Theatre Alberta Members: If you are presenting a show at either (or both!) the 2016 Calgary Fringe Festival or the 2016 Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, we want everyone to know about it! Submit your show information to us to have it shared on our RSS feed and boosted on

Library: Brush up on thy Shakespeare – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Has’t thee seen any Shakespeare this summer? Get thyself to a play and take in one of the many Shakespeare festivals around Alberta. Of course, thee may wanteth to brush up on thy Shakespeare ere catching one of these classics. Cometh on down to the Theatre Alberta Library and immerse

Announcement (Alberta): Launching 2016/2017 Rocky Mountain Series – Theatre Alberta

Three Master Classes set to go for 2016/2017 Workshops by Request: Rocky Mountain Series! Theatre Alberta is thrilled to announce the 2016/2017 Rocky Mountain Series line-up of master classes at Banff Centre. These master classes were selected from requests made by Albertan theatre companies based on their impact on the group’s activities and

Artstrek (Alberta): Instructor Linette J. Smith – Theatre Alberta

Meet Artstrek 2016 Instructor Linette Smith! Artistic Director | Choreographer | Educator Founder and Artistic Director of Scona Theatre Co. and Scona Alumni Theatre Co., Freelance Director and Choreographer. “The story keeps reminding us of our humanity, how we connect spiritually, emotionally, physically.” – June 2016 Production of Rent, Two ONE-WAY Tickets to

Artstrek (Alberta): Instructor Simon Mallett – Theatre Alberta

Meet Artstrek 2016 Instructor Simon Mallett! Artistic Director | Director | Theatre Maker Founder and Artistic Director of Downstage Theatre, Calgary. Mallett directs Benefit like a chess match, which means he moves each of his players carefully and purposefully, creating some very powerful tableaus. (Photo: Diane + Mike Photography, Calgary Herald.) We’re working

Artstrek: Program Partners – Theatre Alberta

Messages from the Minister of Culture and Tourism, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and Red Deer College. Theatre Alberta is pleased to begin Artstrek 2016 with the recognition and support of our Program Partners: Message from the Minister of Culture and Tourism As the Minister responsible for Culture and Tourism, it

Artstrek (Alberta): Instructor Alyson Connolly – Theatre Alberta

Meet Artstrek 2016 Instructor Alyson Connolly! Voice Coach | Drama Facilitator | Music Educator Educator: Public speaking, speech fundamentals, accents and dialects, performance coaching workshops. Drama and Musical Theatre Educator, and Director at Dramatic Learning; Instructor at Citadel’s Foote Theatre School (1989-2005). Alyson Connolly, “And she’s taught me to embrace my accent because

Artstrek (Alberta): Instructor Valmai Goggin – Theatre Alberta

Meet Artstrek 2016 Instructor Valmai Goggin! Director | Producer | Instructor 2015-2016 Season in Calgary: Founding member and Artistic Director of Theatre Transit, Performer on Team Carly in the March 2016 producttion of Basically Twins (Theatre Transit). From left to right: Megan, Valmai, Julia, Carly, and Andrew – Theatre Transit Crew Artistic Producer for Evergreen Theatre,

Library: New Canadian Plays on Display – Theatre Alberta

New Canadian Plays in Celebration of Canada Day!  We at Theatre Alberta pride ourselves on the Canadian materials available through our Library. From plays, musicals, periodicals, and reference materials, to everything in between, we have over 3,700 Canadian titles. In honor of Canada Day, here are some new Canadian titles

Artstrek (Alberta): Instructor Braden Griffiths – Theatre Alberta

Meet Artstrek 2016 Instructor Braden Griffiths! Performer | Playwright | Educator 2015-2016 Season in Calgary: Performer, Turn of the Screw for Vertigo Theatre; The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) for Lunchbox Theatre. From Left to Right: Braden Griffiths, Aaron Coates and Geoffrey Simon Brown in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Artstrek (Alberta): Instructor Caitlin Gallichan-Lowe – Theatre Alberta

Meet Artstrek 2016 Instructor Caitlin Gallichan-Lowe! Educator | Creator | Director 2015-2016 Season in Calgary: Host / Facilitator, Western Canada High School and the High Performance Rodeo‘s “Artists Talks.” Beautifulyoungstudents Program: Students were given a free pass to 10 of the High Performance Rodeo shows of their choosing. Educator, Program

Artstrek (Alberta): Instructor Jessica Nottell – Theatre Alberta

Meet Artstrek 2016 Instructor Jessica Nottell! Choreographer | Stage Combatant Instructor | Educator Vancouver, BC: Fight Director, Dance Choreographer with training in Ballet, Hip Hop, Fencing, Gymnastics, Taekwondo, and Karate.      Education: BFA Dramatic Arts and BEd Drama Education, University of Lethbridge; Conservatory Theatre Diploma, Mount Royal University, and Advanced

Library: Closed 4:30 – 8pm Monday, June 27 – Theatre Alberta

Theatre Alberta staff and librarians will once again be in attendance at the 29th Annual Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards on Monday, June 27th, 2016. We’re excited to spend the evening celebrating the achievements of Edmonton’s theatre community. Due to this event, the Library will be closed from 4:30 – 8:00

Library: 90 plays to celebrate National Aboriginal Day – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads June 21 marked the 20th Anniversary of National Aboriginal Day. To celebrate, Theatre Alberta is excited to showcase 12 First Nations and Metis playwrights and over 90 plays, collections, and reference materials, all of which you can find in our Library today.  Many of these playwrights and titles were featured

Artstrek (Alberta): Instructor Ryan Sigurdson – Theatre Alberta

Meet Artstrek 2016 Instructor Ryan Sigurdson! Music Director | Composer | Voice Coach | Instructor Musical Theatre Instructor, Division of Theatre Arts, Production and Arts Administration, University of Cincinnati, OH. Received Master of Music (Orchestral Conducting), College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, OH. “… Ryan Sigurdson leads a lush 27-piece orchestra that

Artstrek (Alberta): Instructor Julia Wasilewski – Theatre Alberta

Meet Artstrek 2016 Instructor Julia Wasilewski! Set Designer | Lighting Designer | Costume Designer | Technical Theatre Instructor 2015-2016 Season in Calgary: Senior Design Associate at Theatre Transit; nominated for Best Set Design at the 2016 Critter Awards for Matt & Ben, Theatre Transit. Matt (Kristen Padayas) and Ben (Carly

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