Category: Theatre Alberta News Releases

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Library: 49 plays by Women of Colour. Spread the word! – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads As a part of their Walk the Walk: National Festival of Asian Canadian Women initiative, fu-GEN Theatre Company just released The 49. Compiled by Yvette Nolan, Donna-Michelle St. Bernard, Jenna Rodgers, and Mel Hague, this is a list of “49 plays by Women of Colour that you can program

Library: Summer Hours in Effect – Theatre Alberta

Theatre Alberta Library summer hours are now in effect! As of June 1, 2016 the library hours are as follows: Monday: 12pm – 8pm. Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 3pm. Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED. Drop Box hours: Monday – Friday: 815am – 10:30pm. Saturday & Sunday: 8:30am – 4:30pm. Closed on

Call for Submissions (Alberta): 2016 / 2017 Season Information – Theatre Alberta’s Playbill

Theatre Alberta is now accepting season submissions for the 2016-2017 Theatre Alberta Playbill! This is the only resource available in Alberta listing professional, community, and post-secondary theatre productions and festivals together in a month-by-month format. www.theatrealberta.com/playbill/submissions Poster Minimum print run of 2500 copies! The poster is distributed around the province

Volunteer (Edmonton): Theatre Alberta 2016 Casino

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR OCTOBER 25 AND 26, 2016. Theatre Alberta will be holding its casino at the Grand Villa Casino — conveniently located in downtown Edmonton (beside the old Baccarat Casino). We are looking for existing or new members to volunteer. Please contact the office and we’ll be happy to give

PACTCON 2016: Wrap-up – Theatre Alberta

Alberta theatre representatives with Theatre Alberta Executive Director Keri Mitchell, PACT President Jay Dodge, and PACT Executive Director Sara Meurling. Calgary Welcomes National Theatre Community! Theatre Alberta extends HUGE CONGRATULATIONS and THANKS to the Alberta theatre companies who hosted this year’s PACTCON: Building Bridges in Calgary May 25 through 28: Alberta Theatre Projects, Catalyst

Awards (Grande Prairie): ADFA Provincial One Act Play Festival – Theatre Alberta

North, Chinook, and Edmonton Regions Award Recipients at One-Act Play Festival The ADFA Provincial One-Act Play Festival, hosted by Grande Prairie Live Theatre May 27 – 28, welcomed representatives from all 9 regions of the province, including Fort McMurray. Saturday workshops were scheduled on directing, stage fighting, auditioning, movement, script

Library: Rainbow of Plays – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads Today marks the 36th annual Edmonton Pride Festival, and we at the Theatre Alberta Library couldn’t be more proud to showcase just a few of the LGBTQ2S+ titles we have in our collection. More new and exciting LGBTQ+ titles, such as Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori’s musical adaptation of

Library: Amelia Earhart and other women pioneers – Theatre Alberta

#FridayReads On this day in 1932 Amelia Earhart became first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. Check out “Amelia Lives” and “Excursion Fare” in the library to learn more about this aviation pioneer and let your imagination soar! For more inspiration here are five more plays about female pioneers

Library: AHSDFA Provincial One Act Play Festival – Theatre Alberta

Canadian Plays, New Works, Classics, Comedies, and Musicals… Something for Everyone!  This time of year is exciting for high school drama students, especially those in their final year. May always marks the Alberta High School Drama Festival Association’s Provincial One Act Play Festival. After participating in regional ZONE Festivals around Alberta, select

Announcement (Edmonton): Introducing Summer Staff – Theatre Alberta

Welcome to Theatre Alberta, Silve and Jake! Silverius Materi | Library Assistant: Silverius is an Edmonton-based actor and creator, originally hailing from Red Deer. He recently completed his second year of the BFA Acting program at the University of Alberta, and is excited to see what sorts of delightful challenges the next

Call for Submissions (Alberta): Artstrek 2016 Rural Outreach Bursary

Karen Cork is pleased to once again offer bursary support to teens who live outside urban centres to attend Theatre Alberta’s Artstrek: The Rural Outreach Bursary.  The bursary is specifically for teens in smaller communities or in rural Alberta, where there are fewer opportunities for teens interested in theatre and drama to

Announcement (Edmonton): Theatre Alberta to Participate in Incubating Innovation – EmcArts

New Pathways | Edmonton Selects Three Arts Organizations to Participate in Incubating Innovation EmcArts is delighted to announce that three Canadian organizations, participants in New Pathways | Edmonton, have been selected to move forward into Incubating Innovation, a program that supports organizations in exploring, testing and prototyping new strategies for

Library: Featuring Playwright Jordan Tannahill – Theatre Alberta

Jordan Tannahill is considered to be one of the freshest faces representing Canadian young Canadian playwrights today, redefining what it means to work as an artist both for himself and emerging artists everywhere. J. Kelly Nestruck of the Globe and Mail hailed him as “the poster child of a new

Library: International Day of the Book – April 23 – Theatre Alberta

The world will celebrate World Book and Copyright Day on April 23. UNESCO has set this day aside to pay tribute to authors, publishers, and the books they create. It’s on this day that we recognize the power books have to communicate, educate, and inspire.  For International Day of the Book, the Library