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25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - ELOPE
ELOPE is holding open auditions for its upcoming production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Audition dates: January 6 & 9.
AVENUE Q - MEDICINE HAT MUSICAL THEATRE - Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat Musical Theatre is holding open auditions (by appointment) for its upcoming production of Avenue Q. Audition dates: December 11 & 12.
GENERAL TROUPE AUDITIONS - TERRY SHANE MURDER MYSTERIES
Terry Shane Murder Mystery Troupe is looking for funny people, mainly between the ages of 25 – 50 for all kinds of whacky roles. Auditions in Calgary and Edmonton.
Keyano Theatre Company is holding open auditions for its upcoming productions of Hometown...The Musical and Bedtime Stories. Auditions by appointment - open until filled.
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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS - VERTIGO THEATRE
Vertigo Theatre seeks a dynamic individual for the position of Director of Marketing & Communications. Reporting to the General Manager, this position is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating marketing and communication plans among other duties. Deadline: December 10.
BOX OFFICE & PATRON SERVICES REPRESENTATIVES - HIGH PERFORMANCE RODEO
One Yellow Rabbit is looking for a number of part-time, temporary Box Office and Patron Services Representatives to assist with front-of-house operations during the festival – running January 3rd to February 3rd, 2013. Deadline: December 14 - 5PM.
PIANIST - THE RAVEN - A NEW MUSICAL
Seeking Pianist for up-coming Staged Reading/Cast Recording of THE RAVEN - A NEW MUSICAL. Deadline: December 20.
STAGE MANAGER - THE RAVEN - A NEW MUSICAL
Seeking Stage Manager for up-coming Staged Reading/Cast Recording of THE RAVEN - A NEW MUSICAL. Deadline: December 20.
WARDROBE ASSISTANT - VERTIGO THEATRE
Vertigo Theatre is seeking to fill the position of WARDROBE ASSISTANT. This individual will have either professional or academic experience working in a theatrical wardrobe shop. Deadline: January 1.
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR - MOMO MIXED ABILITY DANCE THEATRE
MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre seeks an Artistic Director to take responsibility for the overall artistic direction and administration of the company. Position to commence May 3, 2013. Deadline: Open until filled.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - EDMONTON ARTS COUNCIL
The Edmonton Arts Council (EAC) seeks an Executive Director to successfully lead and manage all aspects of the EAC operations in accordance with the strategic direction as set by the Board of Directors. Deadline: January 7, 2013.
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Workshops / Classes / Education
CALGARY BOOT CAMP - [email protected] AND PLAYHOUSE NORTH ACTING STUDIOS
December 20-21. This weekend will consist of practical Meisner–infused training by nationally recognized instructor Cindy Christensen. Cost $175 for full weekend (drop in pricing also available).
ESSENTIALS OF ACTING - COMPANY OF ROGUES ACTORS' STUDIO
January 5 – February 9. Students will explore the fundamentals of acting through partnered scene work. Class work includes improvisation, scene analysis, character development and playing for truth. Cost $380 (+GST).
FEMME FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS
January 6-11. FEMME Festival is a week dedicated to bringing female emerging artists together. Join us for workshops led by Nicola Elson and Alice Nelson that will provide you with tools to tell your story! Cost $10 (thanks to a Grassroots Inspired Grant from Calgary 2012).
EVENING DRAMA CLASSES FOR CHILDREN & YOUTH - ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE
January 14 – May 6. These classes will provide students with a unique opportunity to explore theatre skills with professional artists in an environment of fun and faith. Cost $250 (Ages 9-12), $295 (ages 13-18).
EQUIPPED TO DIRECT WITH MICHELINE CHEVRIER - URBAN CURVZ
February 21–23. From the first read to opening night, Canadian director Micheline Chevrier will guide participants through a 3-day active learning masterclass on the key steps a director must take to prepare for a successful rehearsal process. Cost $200 (or $175 if you apply by December 15).
DEVISED PRODUCTION INTENSIVE - GHOST RIVER THEATRE
May 5-25. An invitation to interested professional and emerging artists and educators of various disciplines for the first ever national Ghost River Devised Production Intensive. Apply early to be considered for financial assistance.
FOOTE THEATRE SCHOOL WINTER TERM - CITADEL THEATRE/ROBBINS ACADEMY
Term begins January 5. The Foote Theatre School, Edmonton’s oldest and largest announces
Winter Term Classes for all ages are now on sale.
ONION SKIN ONE - FREEDOM TECH PRODUCTIONS - Edmonton
January 14 - March 18 (Mondays). No other attributes are more serviceable than vocal clarity, ease, strength and precision. We will be working on voice and speech, relaxation and self-confidence. Cost $350 + GST.
PRODUCTION EXPO - NORTHERN ALBERTA JUBILEE AUDITORIUM - Edmonton
January 17. The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium is hosting the Backstage Access Production Expo which will include theatre production seminars and a new technology expo. Registration begins December 10.
BORSCHT - FREEDOM TECH PRODUCTIONS - Edmonton:
January 18 - March 22 (Fridays). This course is a mixture of acting riches, from theatre to film and everything in-between. Come and discover what ingredient you are. Cost $350 + GST.
PRESENCE AND ACTION IN PERFORMANCE - MILE ZERO DANCE
January 21-25. ACTION THEATER™ technique offers a map towards increasing one’s awareness by turning the mind inside out. It increases performers’ presence in the moment. Earlybird cost $150. Deadline: December 21.
ADVANCED CLOWN WORKSHOP - SMALL MATTERS PRODUCTIONS
May 6-24. This course will focus on the creation and development of scripted clown routines. It is appropriate for performers with introductory to intermediate clown experience. Approximate total cost is anticipated to be $720.
ROSEBUD VOICE AND MOVEMENT INTENSIVE - Rosebud
January 9-12. The ROSEBUD WINTER INTENSIVE is a 4-day workshop focusing on voice and movement. Actors: come to Rosebud for your Winter Tune-Up! Deadline to apply: December 8. Cost $400.
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CONVERGENCE - GOOD WOMEN DANCE COLLECTIVE - Edmonton
Exploring themes of modern technology and our constructed versions of reality, Convergence begs the question: is being too accessible damaging honest human connection? At La Cité Francophone at 8PM. December 6-8.
ROUNDTABLE THEATRE DISCUSSION - DIALOGUE ON THEATRE - Calgary/Edmonton
Theatre professionals in Edmonton and Calgary are invited to participate in Dialogue on Theatre, presented by PACT. We will be talking about our vision for Canadian theatre and how we might work together to make our vision real.
Edmonton: December 12, from 10AM to 1PM at C103
Calgary: December 13, from 9AM to 12PM at ATP Rehearsal Hall
RABBIT - AN IMMERSIVE SCREENPLAY READING - Calgary
A staged reading immersing its audience in the sound and visual world of the film. At The EPCOR CENTRE’s Motel; admission by donation (suggested $5-10). December 12-15.
THE END OF THE WORLD - MAJOR MATT MASON COLLECTIVE - Calgary
Come celebrate the holiday season and the end of the world with Major
Matt Mason at the Auburn Saloon. Music, door prizes, silent auction and 50/50 tickets. December 21 at 8PM.
BUMP AND GRIND INTO THE NEW YEAR - SEND IN THE GIRLS BURLESQUE - Edmonton
Come ring in the New Year at the New City Legion with the saucy ladies who brought you Tudor Queens and former SONiC band of the month, The Frolics. December 31 at 8PM.
PUPPET POWER - W.P. PUPPET THEATRE - Calgary
W.P. Puppet Theatre presents a weekend of keynotes, hands-on workshops, peer mentoring, panel discussions & more. Early bird registration ends Jan. 31. March 9-10.
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Walterdale Theatre Associates seeks an Artistic Director to lead its 2013-2014 Season. ADs generally serve a two-year term at Walterdale. Like all artistic positions in the company, the AD is a volunteer position. Deadline: December 31.
2013 HIGH PERFORMANCE RODEO - Calgary
One Yellow Rabbit relies on a trusted core group of volunteers to present a successful season of events and to produce the world famous High Performance Rodeo. January 3 - February 3.
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Calls For Submissions
CALL FOR ARTIST SUBMISSIONS - CAT ON A LEASH CREATIONS - Calgary
Cat on a Leash Creations is seeking inspired artists for their event HeARTvark, an art gathering, which celebrates all that is lovely, weird and unfortunate about Love and Coupling. Deadline: December 8.
CALGARY REGIONAL ONE-ACT PLAY FESTIVAL - Calgary
The 2013 Calgary Region One-Act Play Festival is seeking production submissions. You can register at the Pumphouse Theatre (2140 Pumphouse Ave SW) between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. Registration opens December 10.
IGNITE! FESTIVAL FOR EMERGING ARTISTS - SAGE THEATRE - Calgary
Sage Theatre is now accepting submissions for its ninth annual Ignite! Festival for Emerging Artists. Ignite! features new works of theatre, dance, music and visual art. Deadline: December 14.
PLAYWRIGHT COMPETITION - SCRIPTS AT WORK - Central Alberta
Plays for the 9th Annual Scripts At Work Playwright Competition must be 1 – 45 minutes in length (maximum 30 pages). Deadline: December 15 at midnight.
STAGE STRUCK 2013! - ADFA EDMONTON ZONE - Edmonton
Alberta Drama Festival Association (ADFA) - Edmonton Zone invites submissions for its 2013 one-act play competition. Any scripted play, previously published or new, between 10 to 60 minutes in length, is eligible for production. Deadline: December 17.
ALBERTA LITERARY AWARDS - WRITERS' GUILD OF ALBERTA - Alberta
Writers' Guild of Alberta invites writers from across Alberta and their publishers to submit to this year’s award categories, including the Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama. Deadline: December 31.
2013-2014 SEASON SUBMISSIONS - WALTERDALE THEATRE ASSOCIATES - Edmonton
Walterdale Theatre Associates seeks proposals (scripts and other info) from individuals interesting in directing for its upcoming season. Deadline: January 5, 2013.
NOMINATIONS FOR MAYOR'S CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS - PACE - Edmonton
The Professional Arts Coalition of Edmonton is now accepting nominations online to acknowledge and honour the Edmonton arts community and its partnerships with our City's businesses. Deadline: February 1 at 4:30PM.
ONE ACT SCRIPTS FOR PUBLICATION - PLAYWRIGHTS CANADA PRESS - National
Playwrights Canada Press invites submissions of English-language one-act plays suitable for high schools to be included in a new anthology for publication in 2014. Deadline for submissions: May 3, 2013.
CALL FOR THEATRE PROPOSALS - NEXTFEST - Edmonton
The Nextfest Arts Company is now accepting proposals from producers, playwrights, directors, actors, designers,
multidisciplinary artists, etc. Submissions do not have to be attached to a
specific creative project: resumes are welcome. No deadline but proposals received earlier will have greater opportunity for consideration
FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITY - STAGECOACH THEATRE ARTS - Alberta
StageCoach Theatre Arts is world's largest provider of part-time theatre education for children. We provide full training in helping you open and run your own performing arts school. Financial assistance in launching your own school is also available. No deadline.
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FUNDRAISER - SNOW GLOBE FESTIVAL INDIEGOGO CAMPAIGN - Edmonton
Promise Productions is looking for donations through indiegogo.com to help produce the second annual Snow Globe Festival of Children’s Theatre. Click here to visit the Festival’s 2012 Indiegogo campaign.
FUNDRAISER - STUDENT MUSICAL THEATRE PRODUCTION - Okotoks
The Foothills Composite High School / Alberta High School of Fine Arts is seeking your support to sponsor this year’s musical theatre production of Back to the 80′s. Please contact Cheryl Jessamine at 403-938-1926 or by email: [email protected].
FUNDRAISER - BECOME A KEYANO ANGEL - Fort McMurray
Keyano Theatre seeks your support to assist us in presenting a variety of entertainment options that enhances our region’s quality of life and supports a vibrant community in Fort McMurray. Visit keyano.ca/donatenow.
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