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Blog: Theatre Alberta’s Aaron Talbot in Telus STORYHIVE competition

Our Communications & Marketing Coordinator, Aaron Talbot, is featured in one of 15 finalist web-series pilots for Telus STORYHIVE competition: Necessary Evil. Public online voting is now open (until March 26); the winning pilot will receive a $50,000 grant to make a 5-7 episode series. Click here for more information and to vote. Hell

Call for Submissions (Alberta): The 2015 Alberta Nonprofit Survey

Add your voice to CCVO’s Alberta Nonprofit Survey The Alberta Nonprofit Survey is the only source of province-wide “state of the sector” research that documents the ongoing experience, evolution, and health of the nonprofit sector. This survey requires a critical mass of data and information to best provide background and

News (Edmonton): Catalyst Theatre’s Brenda McNicol stepping down

Brenda McNicol Stepping Down After eighteen years with Catalyst Theatre, Brenda McNicol is stepping down effective February 13th to focus full time on her family. Brenda has been most closely associated with Catalyst Theatre’s fundraisers, including the annual Over The Edge with 4 Play, which has tripled its net revenue under

Artstrek Memory: “1988 Like-Minded” – Angela

I currently live in Grande Prairie, Alberta and I teach English, Film Studies and Drama to some ragamuffin high school students at Charles Spencer High School. I attended Artstrek in 1988 and loved it so much that I went back in 1990 to study “Romeo and Juliet” as well as “West Side Story.” I’d love for people to know that having the opportunity to meet others who love Drama as much as you do can be life-affirming. Artstrek allowed me to be my true self and I was able to throw my whole heart and soul into something that I had only stifled so far. I tell my Drama students every year about this program in the hopes that one day one of them will go and come back changed like I did.

News (Beyond): Katherine Koller play to be broadcast on Valentine’s Day

Onstage/Offstage is proud to announce that the plays selected for the 2015 Valentine’s Day Play Readings are:Jane’s Second Date by Katherine Koller, andYou Haven’t Changed a Bit by Donna Hoke. The shows will air on WRFI 88.1 Ithaca Community Radio on Feb 10 & 17 @ 6:30 p.m. and will

News (Calgary): Dennis Garnhum a Calgary Herald “Compelling Calgarian”

The Calgary Herald has named Theatre Calgary Artistic Director Dennis Garnhum a “compelling Calgarian” in its ongoing local series for 2015. Garnhum, who is celebrating his tenth anniversary with Theatre Calgary this year, recently made news headlines by announcing the world premiere of The Little Prince, a new musical by

News (Edmonton): Edmonton Journal highlights 2014 theatre moments and previews 2015

There were unexpectedly wonderful things that happened in 2014. Liz Nichols wraps up the year in Edmonton theatre in her Journal blog Stagestruck! Click here to read Liz’s wrap-up article. The Edmonton Journal previews local theatre talents to watch for in 2015! They’re young; they’re ambitious; they’re bright. And their talents

News (Calgary): Calgary Herald names Top 14 Performance Arts Moments of 2014

Here it is: The Calgary Herald’s top 14 Performing Arts Moments of 2014. “Some shows have a moment where it comes together, in one glorious stretch of stage time, and all the plot points, obstacles overcome and feuding characters come into sharp focus, presenting us in the audience with a

News (National/Beyond): Vern Thiessen plays recognized in 2014

Playwright and Workshop West Theatre Artistic Director Vern Thiessen has twice been recognized for having productions of his plays as some of the top of 2014. First, the National Post has recognized the Soulpepper Theatre production of Of Human Bondage, an adaptation of a Somerset Maugham novel, as one of the top 10 theatre

Library: 2014 Christmas Holiday Break reminder

  Happy Holidays from your friends at Theatre Alberta! Just a reminder that the Library will be closed Monday, December 22nd and will open again on Monday, January 5th. If you have books that you need to return during that time, our Library dropbox will be available during the following

Workshops by Request: Update from Grande Prairie

On December 14, Anita Miotti travelled from Calgary to Grande Prairie to teach a workshop on integrating shadows into theatre peformance to Grande Prairie Live Theatre. Anita is a choreographer/dancer/actor who writes, performs and produces her own work. She is the founding Artistic Director of Theatre of the Living Statue

Call for Submissions (Alberta): Service Survey – CITT Alberta

CITT Alberta is looking for input from Alberta technicians, designers, production staff, etc. We are looking for ways to improve the CITT experience and this can be part of your say in how we do that. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JBTMBGN Thank you for your time.  Your input will help to schedule and determine what

Library: Tales from the Stacks – Age of Minority by Jordan Tannahill

Did you know you could borrow Jordan Tannahill’s 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award-winning play compilation Age of Minority: 3 Solo Plays (published by Playwrights Canada Press) at Theatre Alberta’s Library? Yep. We got it.  Interested in borrowing a title from Canada’s largest, independent theatre library? Our helpful Librarians and staff are available

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