The nominees for the 2018 Betty Mitchell Awards were announced by the Betty Mitchell Committee on June 7 in Calgary. The Betty Mitchell Awards, named for a pioneer of Calgary’s theatrical community, Dr. Betty Mitchell, were started in 1998 to celebrate and honour outstanding achievement in Calgary’s professional theatre
Rosebud School of the Arts has extended the deadline for eligible students to apply for a sponsorship to attend Artstrek 2018. New deadline: June 8. What is being offered: A partial scholarship to assist eligible teens with registration fees for Artstrek 2018. Who is eligible: These sponsorships are open
The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation today announced awards totaling $100,000 to the 10 recipients of its 2018 Emerging Artist Award. Her Honour, the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell, CM, AOE, LLD, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta presented the medals and awards at a private ceremony at Government
Alberta Theatre Projects welcomes Darcy Evans as its new Artistic Producer Today, Anne Brown, Chair of the Board of Directors of Alberta Theatre Projects, announced that Darcy Evans will be stepping into the role. Evans was the unanimous choice for the board after an extensive national search. “ATP was
Nightswimming relaunches PURE RESEARCH! Coming this fall to Calgary Nightswimming’s Pure Research is the only performance research program of its kind in Canada, providing studio space, money and resources to artists investigating provocative theatrical questions. In November, Pure Research will be conducted for the first time in partnership with
Rosebud School of the Arts is please to offer a sponsorship opportunity for students interested in attending Artstrek 2018. What is being offered: A partial scholarship to assist eligible teens with registration fees for Artstrek 2018. Who is eligible: These sponsorships are open to teens across Alberta who are
If you or someone you know is considering attending Artstrek this July please note that the deadline for Early Bird registration is May 18. Register on or before the deadline to receive a $40 discount on your fees. The early bird fee schedule is as follows: Exploration I (13-14
The Dr. Dasha Goody Memorial Foundation 2018 Scholarship Campaign is underway! Apply before June15!
The province will provide $2.5 million in funding to Theatre Network to help support construction of a new facility to replace the original Roxy, destroyed by fire in 2015. The new facility, to be located on the site of the original theatre, will include three distinct performance spaces and
ALL IN Alberta – an equity and diversity training program for established theatre companies Theatre Alberta is proud to partner with the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT), Stage Left Productions, and the Ad Hoc Assembly (AHA) to deliver a theatre-specific equity and diversity training program—ALL IN—to incite radical
Registration is open for the Workshops by Request: Rocky Mountain Series Community Theatre Summit happening March 23-25 at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. In response to inquiries about the summit we have prepared a list of frequently asked questions to help you with registration. Q: Several people are
Something Wicked This Way Comes Theatre Alberta is excited to announce that the Artstrek 2018 play of study will be Shakespeare’s towering tragedy Macbeth. This compelling play explores the dangers of uninhibited ambition and its consequences. Macbeth is, at first, a hero – renowned for his service to his king
News (Alberta): Former Artistic Director Appointed to Position at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
The former Artistic Director of the Freewill Shakespeare Festival, Geoffrey Brumlik, has been appointed to lead the International MA in Acting course at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in England and he will be back in Canada (Vancouver & Toronto) briefly in February to audition candidates for this
Quest Theatre is pleased to officially announce the appointment of Ms. Peita Luti as our new Director of Business Operations. In late 2017, The Board of Directors undertook a search for a candidate to assume the responsibilities of Director of Business Operations after Cimmeron Meyer stepped down to pursue
Local arts leader stepping down after 4 seasons to pursue new artistic opportunities Calgary-based, not-for-profit theatre company Alberta Theatre Projects has announced today that Executive Director Vicki Stroich will be resigning from her role on March 16, 2018. Stroich has served as the company’s Executive Director for four seasons.
Through the generous support of the RBC Foundation, Alberta Playwrights’ Network is pleased to announce the 2018 RBC Emerging Artists Mentorship Program. The program is designed to provide individual and project development to emerging and mid-career playwrights, through mentorship from our roster of professional playwrights. Applications for the program
Excerpted from the CITT website. Drama at the School of Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary has been selected to host the 5th World Stage Design in August 2021. World Stage Design(WSD) is an international juried exhibition celebrating the best performance designs from over 35 countries.