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World Theatre Day 2013 – Canadian Messenger: Micheline Chevrier

The Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT), Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) and l’Association des théâtres francophones du Canada (ATFC) have once again joined forces to promote World Theatre Day from a distinctly Canadian perspective. Says Micheline Chevrier, Associate Director of Imago Theatre: I am very honoured to have been

News:Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA) publishes Budget Analyses

The Cana­dian Con­fer­ence of the Arts (CCA) is happy to meet its com­mit­ment to pub­lish its Analy­ses of the Provin­cial and Ter­ri­to­r­ial 2012–13 Bud­gets from the per­spec­tive of arts, cul­ture and her­itage. For sev­eral years, the CCA has pro­duced an Analy­sis of the Fed­eral Bud­get’s impact on the cul­tural sec­tor widely used by pol­icy mak­ers

News (National): Equity Announces Two New Policies

EQUITY ANNOUNCES TWO NEW POLICIES TO FACILITATE SMALL-SCALE THEATRE PRODUCTION—————————————As the culmination of the work of Equity’s Council, Independent Theatre Review Committee, staff, and most importantly the Association’s membership, Equity is pleased to present two new policies designed to facilitate work in small-scale theatre productions. The ITRC report, the membership

Job (Kimberly, BC): Producer – Kimberly Summer Theatre Society (KST)

Kimberley Summer Theatre Society (KST) Position: Producer Contract: 7 months ($8000) February – August 2013 Accommodation may be available and negotiable with pay Application Deadline: January 20th, 2012 Kimberley Summer Theatre Society (founded 1997) produces yearly theatre shows and a summer theatre school in Kimberley BC, a small, scenic town

New 2012-2015 Canadian Theatre Agreement Available Online

——————————2012-2015 CTA NOW ONLINE & IN HARD COPY——————————A searchable, printable and downloadable version of the new 2012-2015 CTA is now available at EQUITYONLINE (http://www.caea.com). The material terms of the 2012-2015 CTA will go into effect December 31, 2012. Hard copies of the 2012-2015 CTA will be mailed to all working Equity

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre co-founder Tom Hendry passes away.

There was an error in our December 2012 Theatre Buzz: Instead of linking to the below article, we published an article about the passing of Canadian Playwright David French, who passed away in 2010. We apologize for the error and offer our sincerest condolences to Mr. Hendry’s family. CBC News

Canada Conference of the Arts announces caretaker board

The following press release was distributed on November 27, 2012: November 27th, 2012 Dear members and friends of the Canadian Conference of the Arts, On October 30th, I had the sad duty to inform you that given the circumstances, the Board of the CCA had come to the conclusion that it

The Canadian Conference of the Arts Closes Its Doors After 67 Years

The Canadian Conference of the Arts to Close Doors after 67 Years Message from the Chair Dear friends and colleagues, It is with great sadness that the Board of Gover­nors of the CCA came to the conclusion last week that we have to shut down operations immediately. I can tell

Join the Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA)

Update: The Canadian Conference of the Arts has ceased operations after 67 years. Click here. In June 2012, we posted a story about The Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA) vowing to continue its important work in spite a total loss of Federal Funding. The CCA is moving forward with

News: 2012 Governor General’s Literary Awards finalists announced

The 2012 Governor General’s Literary Awards finalists were announced today. Congratulations to Alberta artists Karen Hines, Cathy Ostlere and Dennis Garnhum for their nominations in the Governor General Literary Awards for Drama. (Albertans make up 50% of the finalists for this category!) View all nominations on the Canada Council for

Announcement (National): Award Short Lists – Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC)

Award winners were announced on October 22, 2012 – click here for details. Short lists for PGC’s Carol Bolt Award, as well as the New Musical Award, and the New Comedy Award, were released today by their respective juries: Carol Bolt Award for Playwrights – 2012 Short List This award is given annually

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News: Theatre Alberta Awarded 2012 CITT Honorary Membership Award

Each year the Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology/Institut canadien des technologies scénographiques (CITT) recognizes individuals and companies that excel in their field of live performance in Canada. Theatre Alberta is proud to accept the 2012 CITT Honorary Membership Award. This particular award recognizes an individual or an organization not actively

Jobs (Vancouver): Box Office Manager- Kay Meek Centre

Kay Meek Centre Box Office Manager Application Deadline: August 15th, 2012 Kay Meek Centre is West Vancouver’s live performing arts venue, housing a 500 seat, Main stage and a 150 seat black box theatres. Kay Meek Centre is very active in presenting music, dance and other live events while also launching

Job (Cranbrook, BC): Managing Director- Key City Theatre

Managing Director On February 11, 1992, Key City Theatre (KCT) opened and the Society was formed to: • foster appreciation of and community involvement in the arts, • operate and sustain a first-class performing arts, conference and cultural centre for the people of the East Kootenay, • present professional artists

News (National): Canada Council increases support for international market access

The Canada Council for the Arts announced today that it is adding $2 million to its existing support to individual artists and arts organizations to access international markets, bringing dedicated international market access funding this year to $7 million. The increase will expand opportunities for artists to strengthen their artistic