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RBC Emerge History

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Emerge 2022

Theatre Alberta’s 18th annual Emerge took place Tuesday, April 17 in Calgary at Vertigo Theatre and Monday, April 22 in Edmonton at the ATB Financial Arts Barns. This was the first year back to an in-person Emerge event following a cancellation in 2020 and an online Emerge in 2021. We

Emerge 2021

Theatre Alberta’s 17th annual Emerge took place in an online format and included production/technical and stage management graduates for the first time. A livestream event of audition tapes was held in September followed by a virtual mixer. We hosted artistic and casting directors and graduates from theatre programs across the

Smiling Emerge Participants

Emerge 2019

Theatre Alberta’s 16th annual Emerge auditions took place in April 2018 at Citadel Theatre in Edmonton and at Vertigo Theatre in Calgary.  We hosted Edmonton and Calgary’s artistic and casting directors and graduates from theatre programs across the province. 2019 Emerge included graduates from MacEwan University, University of Alberta (BA & BFA), Rosebud School

Smiling Students and Artistic Director at Emerge

Emerge 2018

Theatre Alberta’s 15th annual Emerge auditions took place in April 2018 at Varscona Theatre in Edmonton and at the Big Secret Theatre – Arts Commons in Calgary.  We hosted Edmonton and Calgary’s artistic and casting directors and graduates from theatre programs across the province. 2018 Emerge included graduates from MacEwan University,University

U of L Students at Emerge

Emerge 2017

Theatre Alberta’s 14th Annual Emerge auditions were held at Edmonton’s Varscona Theatre on April 24 and the Big Secret Theatre in Calgary on May 1. Artistic Directors, Casting Directors, and Agents saw auditions from 54 Emerging Artists representing nine Albertan post-secondary training programs.              

U of C Students at Emerge

Emerge 2016

Theatre Alberta’s 13th annual Emerge audition events were held in late April, 2016. Maintaining the new shortened afternoon format, 85 Artistic Directors, Casting Directors, and Agents in Calgary and Edmonton saw auditions from 58 Emerging Artists graduating from eight performance training programs. A big thanks to One Yellow Rabbit and The Citadel Theatre,

MacEwan Students at Emerge

Emerge 2015

Our 12th annual Emerge events were held in late April, 2015. In a new shortened afternoon format, 70 Artistic Directors, Casting Directors, and Agents in Calgary and Edmonton saw auditions from 50 Emerging Artists graduating from seven performance training programs. A big thanks to One Yellow Rabbit and The Citadel Theatre, our host

Emerge 2012

Emerge 2012 welcomed students from: Company of Rogues Actors Studio Keyano College MacEwan University Mount Royal University Red Deer College Rocky Mountain College Rosebud School of the Arts University of Lethbridge University of Alberta University of Calgary Thank you to everyone who attended Emerge 2012 in both Edmonton and Calgary.

Grant MacEwan Students at Emerge

Emerge 2009

Our 6th annual Emerge (2009) was held on April 6 in Edmonton at the Citadel Theatre and on April 20 in Calgary at The Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts . EMERGE is an audition event for graduates of Alberta’s post-secondary acting programs; it’s like a two-day “coming out party” for them to strut their stuff and introduce themselves to world of professional theatre

Rosebud Students at Emerge

Emerge 2008

Our 5th annual Emerge (2008) was held on April 14 in Edmonton at the Citadel Theatre and on April 21 in Calgary at The Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts . EMERGE is an audition event for graduates of Alberta’s post-secondary acting programs; it’s like a two-day “coming out party” for them to strut their stuff and introduce themselves to world of professional theatre and

U of L Students at Emerge

Emerge 2006

Our 3rd annual Emerge (2006) was held on April 17 in Calgary at Theatre Calgary and on April 24 in Edmonton at the Citadel Theatre. EMERGE is an audition event for graduates of Alberta’s post-secondary acting programs; it’s like a two-day “coming out party” for them to strut their stuff and introduce themselves to world of professional theatre and film in the province.

U of A BFA Students at Emerge

Emerge 2005

Our 2nd annual Emerge (2005) was held on April 18 in Edmonton at the Citadel Theatre and on April 25 in Calgary at Vertigo Mystery Theatre. EMERGE is an audition event for the graduates of Alberta’s post-secondary acting programs; it’s like a two-day “coming out party” for them to strut their stuff and introduce themselves to worlds of professional theatre and film in the

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