CREATIVE KIDS MUSEUM – CALL FOR PERFORMERS
In conjunction with their Celebrating Creativity exhibit of children’s art (June 2 – 25), the Creative Kids Museum will hold a Celebratory Open House on Friday, June 15th from 4:30 – 8:00 pm for all the exhibiting child artists and their families to see the exhibit, enjoy performances by other children, and visit the Creative Kids Museum and the TELUS World of Science Calgary. Kids & teens: apply with performances!
Deadline April 15. Contact Wendy Passmore at (403) 268-8319 or more info >
SHAKESPEARE INTENSIVE FOR TEENS
Join 2007 SITP company members Valerie Ann Pearson and Heather Lea MacCallum for a one-week summer intensive training workshop. The week will be packed with text exploration, vocal preparation, and physical training all focused on Shakespeare's magical works.
July 16-21 & July 23-28, for youth aged 15-18.
For more information & to register, contact the Mount Royal College Conservatory: (403) 440-6821.
ARTISTS STUDIO SURVEY (EDMONTON)
A local partnership project hopes to create a flagship project on 118th Avenue—a new mixed use building that will herald the the revitalization of the Avenue and support the vision of 118th Avenue as an arts hub. The main floor will be dedicated to community based arts programming and public gallery space. First time home owners, ideally artists will occupy the condominiums on 2 - 3 floors above.
The online survey remains open until March 31st, 2007 >
STATE OF THE ARTS IN CANADA
Business for the Arts (formerly The Council for Business and the Arts in Canada) has been tracking the state of the arts in Canada since 1976, capturing financial and statistical data on private sector support, public sector funding, earned revenues, attendance, employment and other relevant data.
Hill Strategies Research encourages managers of Canadian non-profit performing arts organizations, museums, and art galleries to complete the Business for the Arts form. Wide participation by the arts community will help ensure meaningful and powerful data analysis. Deadline April 25.
More info & online survey >
STORYBOOK THEATRE NEEDS VOLUNTEERS
StoryBook Theatre is looking for volunteers to fill the following role for their show Oliver!:
• Front of House Manager
• Box Office Agent
• Ticket Takers 2 (suitable for children)
• Ushers (four each performance!)
Oliver! runs April 12 – May 5, Weds – Sun
Email for more info or call (403) 216-0808
WANTED: USHERS FOR MY MOROCCO
My Morocco plays Wednesday April 4 through Saturday April 14 at the Big Secret Theatre. They require only one usher per show. If you want to check out the show for free and give them a hand, contact Jessica
More info & showtimes >
SOUND OPERATOR NEEDED (CALGARY)
Morpheus Theatre is looking for a sound operator for it’s production Yeoman of the Guard (runs March 30 to April 7).
Looking for a challenge? Call Tim at (403) 680-6031.
WANTED: STUDENT STAGE MANAGER / LIGHTING / SOUND OPERATOR
REDHANDED film and theatre and RANDOM BEINGS theatre present: DEATH; A COMEDY, at the Motel Theatre April 18 to 28.
The Motel Theatre has a seating capacity of 60. This is a small venue with 14 lights to operate and a moderate amount of sound cues. Ideally they would like two students to run the show, but one is also possible. If you are interested, they would need commitment from you for the show dates plus some rehearsals from April 13 – 16.
More info contact Nicola Elson at (403) 890-6067.
APRIL FOOLS DAY PARADE (CALGARY)
Green Fools Theatre is organizing a free community celebration of fools begins at noon on April Fools Day at Fort Calgary 750 – 9th Ave. SE. The parade then travels down 9th Avenue to return to 1215 13th Street SE.
Participate by coming costumed, or enjoy a romp in our tickle trunk full of weird costumes, masks, and instruments. Parade through Inglewood with a merry band of fools and stick around after the parade to enjoy activities, snacks, and Green Fools Theatre's stilt/mask creations. Make mayhem, cheer on spring! More >
VIVA las VERONA!
The River City Shakespeare Festival invites you to a NO HOLDS BARD fundraiser that promises to be an exciting and outrageous evening of gaming and gourmet cuisine.
Dust off your Blue Suede Shoes and come dressed (code: OUTRAGEOUS!), bid on fabulous silent & live auction items, drop your ducats at the casino tables and intoxicate your taste buds with Thai cuisine all in the swanky surroundings of the Citadel’s Shoctor Lobby – don’t miss out! All proceeds raised will directly fund this season of the River City Shakespeare Festival.
Saturday, April 14 – 7:00pm
Shoctor Lobby – Citadel Theatre
Tickets at TIX on the Square (420-1757) and Belgravia Books and Treasures (429-1707).
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