Tag: Alberta

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Call for Participants (Edmonton): AZ-Map Program – Azimuth Theatre

AZ-MAP is the pilot of an educational opportunity, with instructional pathways and self-guided education centred around the needs of individual emerging theatre performers, giving two participants agency in their education and achieving their professional theatre goals

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Who Are We Now? Theatre Alberta Essay Series – Amena Shehab

We are children of the wind, we are children of the water, the fire, and the light. These are the things that make us who we are. Our voices sing the memories. The sound of mahbash – coffee ground by a father’s hand and the smell of khubz – bread kneaded with a mother’s heart.

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News (Alberta): New Minister of Culture After Cabinet Shuffle

On July 8, 2021 Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced several changes to cabinet including a new Minister of Culture.

Ron Orr, MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka, will replace Leela Aheer as Minister of Culture and Whitney Issik, MLA for Calgary-Glenmore, becomes the Associate Minister of Status of Women, under the Ministry of Culture and Status of Women.

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Who Are We Now? Theatre Alberta Essay Series – Sofia Aguilar

The following essay was brought to our attention by University of Calgary School of Performing Arts Sessional Instructor Léda Davies. We’re thrilled to get this insight into what post-secondary theatre students are thinking about, researching, and writing about right now. Thank you Sofia Huarte Aguilar for sharing this excellent essay!


News (Alberta): Alberta’s Distinguished Artist Award Recipients Announced

The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation is pleased to announce that artist Faye HeavyShield (Blood Reserve, Kainaiwa Nation, AB), writer and filmmaker Cheryl Foggo (Calgary, AB), and dance choreographer Vicki Adams Willis (Calgary, AB), have been selected to receive the 2021 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Award.