(From the OYR newsletter:) Michael Green, Curator of the High Performance Rodeo and Co-Artistic Director of One Yellow Rabbit, is taking a temporary leave of absence from OYR after having been named Creative Producer of Calgary 2012. Calgary 2012, arising from the city’s bid to be named Cultural Capital of
Notice of Annual General Meeting – Northern Light Theatre 6:30pm on Monday, October 17 at Northern Light Theatre’s office (8908-99 Street) We will report on the 2011/12 season and discuss the upcoming theatre season. Board executive will be elected. Anyone with an active interest in NLT is welcome to attend.
UPDATED: Joshua Semchuk remembers Richard Winnick; Memorial planned for September 18 at Festival Place
Updated information on memorial for Richard: A Tribute to Richards’s Life and Directing work will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 18 at Festival Place, 100 Festival Way Sherwood Park, Alberta, T8A 5T2.There will be an open mic in the lobby after the tribute, so please bring
On August 8, 2011, at the 14th annual Betty Mitchell Awards in Calgary, Daniel Hall was presented with The Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award, recognising his 18 years as Administrative Director of the Artstrek summer theatre program for teens. This award, sponsored in part by Quest Theatre and
Calgary, AB – Cheryl Gottselig, Chair of the Board and Cal Johnson, Chair ofthe Artistic Director Search Committee are pleased to announce theappointment of Craig Hall as the incoming Artistic Director of VertigoTheatre effective July 1, 2012 Craig Hall has been working as a professional theatre artist since 1997. Heis
Calgary, AB – Urban Curvz’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new artistic team for the 2011/2012 season. The exciting new team consists of the talents of Vanessa Sabourin as Artistic Director and Jacqueline Russell as Artistic Producer. New Artistic Director, Vanessa Sabourin, is a professional theatre artist
The Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards: Celebrating Professional Theatre in Edmonton The Sterling Awards were created in 1987 to celebrate outstanding professional theatre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They are named in honour of Elizabeth Sterling Haynes, director, actress, educator and architect of innumerable theatre programs and schools throughout the province. As
Edmonton has lost one of its theatrical shining stars. Richard Winnick was a prolific director of community theatre, particularly musicals, in Edmonton and the surrounding area. A memorial and celebration of his life is planned for Sunday, September 18, 2011 at Festival Place in Sherwood Park. Details will be provided
Welcome to new members of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Board of Directors The AFA is pleased to announce the appointments of Karl Schwonik and Stephen Krasnow to the AFA Board of Directors. Karl Schwonik comes to the Board of Directors with considerable experience in Alberta’s arts community as
For Immediate ReleaseAugust 23, 2011 Introducing Concrete Theatre’s New General Manager Concrete Theatre’s Board of Directors is thrilled to announce that Gail M. Yakemchuk is joining the company as General Manager effective August 15, 2011. Gail comes to Concrete from a career in the independent film, television and broadcasting industries.
BARRETT HILEMAN and VAL LIESKE are excited to provide leadership of the department, building on it’s legacy and looking towards an inspired future. The two-year conservatory program is unique to Canada, with a course schedule that includes acting, stage combat, technical theatre, script analysis, movement, collective creation, vocal production, leadership
Calgary-based burnt thicket theatre plans six-month, 13-city North American tour of “She Has a Name” – a new play about human trafficking Calgary’s burnt thicket theatre, in partnership with Raise Their Voice, is launching a new fundraising campaign to help support its 2012 North American Tour that includes eight Canadian