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Extras Needed (Edmonton): Awards Show scene – Mosaic Entertainment

Interested in how a TV show is made? Interested in winning door prizes and maybe even an iPad? Come out on Monday and be an extra on the new national TV series “Delmer & Marta” starring Kevin McDonald (Kids in the Hall, That 70’s Show), Shaun Johnston (Heartland), Justin Rain

Edmonton Opera raises $300K in Gala for long-term care

The Edmonton Journal reported on February 18 that a fundraiser for Edmonton Opera and CapitalCare long term facilities raised over $300,000.  Approximately 900 guests attended the evening, held last week at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton. Gene Zwozdesky, Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly, was the gala emcee. “Edmonton Opera sent

Space (Alberta): Theatre Seats for Sale – SustainaBuild Canada

We have 370 of these seats out of Airdrie:We would like to get $28 a seat, but a deal could be made for large quantities. As we understand many theatres are nonprofit. We need to find a new home for them by the 28th of January, and they would not have to be

Events (Calgary/ Edmonton): National Consultations – Magnetic North Theatre Festival

Calling all stakeholders: audience members, donors and theatre professionals to participate in a facilitated discussion and make a valuable contribution to the future of Magnetic North. Refreshments will be served.   After celebrating its 10th anniversary in Calgary 2012, the Magnetic North Theatre Festival has embarked on a plan to renew

Call for Submissions (Alberta): Role of a Lifetime! – All Stages magazine

What is the greatest role you have ever played and why? All Stages Magazine is seeking your stories for our upcoming Spring 2013 issue: “An Actor’s Life for Me.”  We want to hear from theatre actors in Alberta about the most interesting, thrilling roles they have ever had the fortune to play

Keltie Brown advocates for funding to the Edmonton Arts Council (EAC)

Keltie Brown is the co-chair of the Professional Arts Coalition of Edmonton (PACE) and she had a date with Edmonton City Council today, advocating for the continuation of funding support for the Edmonton Arts Council (EAC). Keltie had five minutes to make her case for Councillors to increase funding to

Thank you to our 2012 Casino Volunteers!

Volunteers for Theatre Alberta’s 2012 Casino: Baccarat Casino, Edmonton On November 22 and 23, Theatre Alberta had 34 wonderful people volunteer their time and energy to work our 2012 Casino. This is a valuable source of funding for our organization. By volunteering to work a shift or two, these volunteers

Gift A Play to Theatre Alberta’s Library for Christmas!

Today is National Philanthropy Day and we so very excited to launch our 2012 fundraising campaign: Gift A Play to Theatre Alberta’s Library for Christmas. Theatre Alberta’s Library is our most valuable resource: we have more than 18,500 titles in our stacks of plays, how-to guides, reference materials, collections and

Theatre Community Represents! Avenue Calgary and Edmonton Top 40 Under 40

Alberta’s Theatre Community is well represented in Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 annual feature for both Edmonton and Calgary! Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 list honours individuals under the age of 40 who are excelling in their careers, giving back to the community and raising the profile of

Resource (Edmonton): Office Hours – Catalyst Theatre

Catalyst Theatre is thrilled to launch a new service to the Edmonton theatre community: Office Hours will start on October 30th! Are you facing an obstacle or challenge? Not sure how to tackle a task or a project? Do you have questions we might be able to answer? Artistic Director Jonathan Christenson and

CKUA Arts Alive profiles the Theatre Alberta Playbill

Miss our interview on CKUA’s Arts Alive? Click here to listen! We’re gonna be on the radio! Theatre Alberta Executive Director Keri Mitchell and Communications and Marketing Coordinator Aaron Talbot had a little chat about the Theatre Alberta Playbill with CKUA’s Sarah Hoyles, and they’re going to broadcast it on

Call for Submissions (Leduc): Producer – Leduc Drama Society

The Leduc Drama Society (Facebook.com/leducdramasociety) is looking for Producers!  Dry Streak, a Canadian comedy set in rural Saskatchewan requires one producer to help out with organizing and keeping the play on schedule! Anyone wishing to take on the role of Producer for Dry Streak should contact the Production Manager, Alison

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

Contest Winner: Jennifer Peebles

Congratulations to Jennifer Peebles who attended our 2012 Alberta Culture Days Play Reading and Open House event this weekend.  Not only did Jennifer get a sneak preview of two fabulous new works by Katherine Koller and Nicole Moeller, and not only did she get a free lunch, but now she

News (Edmonton): New Zoning Bylaw Recognizes Artist Uses in Planning

The following news item was posted on September 12 on the Arts Habitation Association website: Artist Uses Are Now an Integral Part Of The Edmonton Zoning Bylaw On September 10 2012, after three years of work between Arts Habitat Edmonton, the City of Edmonton Sustainable Development, the Edmonton Arts Council

Edmonton Opera and Alberta Craft Council Joint Venture

This is a really cool initiative between Edmonton Opera (one of our member organizations) and the Alberta Craft Council (a fellow PASO) that I’d thought I’d share with you: Artists announced for Opera Art Project The exclusive launch of the Opera Art Project will happen later this month, as the

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