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Library: First books from Gift-A-Play 2014 have arrived!

We were thrilled earlier today when our first package of books to arrive from our 2014 Gift-A-Play Library campaign arrived in the mail. And it was a great pair of Canadian plays to start off with too! Thank you Doug Mertz and Stefano Muneroni for your gifts of Armstrong’s War by

Event (Calgary): Canadian Theatre Wiki Hackathon – EPCOR Centre for the Arts

On Saturday, November 15, there will be a gathering of theatre artists in local coffee shops, theatre lobbies, living rooms and online across Canada to collectively write our own known pieces of Canadian Theatre History into the website www.theatrewiki.ca. The event is called a Hackathon and anyone can participate. The event

All Stages Online: Fall 2014 – Using video to share audience reactions

This is fun! To help promote it production of Butcher by Nicholas Billon, Alberta Theatre Projects published a video of its opening night audience reactions to the play. We thought this was an interesting way to amplify a play’s positive word-of-mouth by using social media.  For more ideas on reaching out to

Education (Red Deer): RDC Study Tour New York City – Red Deer College

February 16 – 20, 2015 Gain a global perspective to learning by joining RDC on a Study Tour to New York City, where you will experience world-class theatre by renowned actors, instructors, directors and designers. Take in first-class theatre shows both on and off Broadway, visit The Metropolitan Museum Museum

Event (Calgary): Halloween Costume Sale – Stage West

Looking for a fantastic Halloween costume?  Or maybe you fell in love with one of the many costumes seen on our stage and wondered where you could get one? Come to our Costume Sale! Sale located in the Green Room at Stage West – 727 42 Ave SE, Calgary

Library: New reference books catalogued and available for lending!

     Theatre Alberta’s Librarians catalogued 15 new reference books over the weekend and added them to the stacks of Canada’s largest fully circulating, independent theatre library. These new acquisitions are now available for lending – remember, we mail titles free-of-charge to our members outside of Edmonton. Click here to

All Stages Online: Fall 2014 – Raising [the] Capital, Part III – Tracy Carroll

*Ed. Note: As part of our online component to All Stages Magazine Fall 2014 edition on Audience Engagement, we have published a three part interview series by Tracy Carroll, exploring how some Edmonton Artistic Directors are programming to expand their company audience bases. Click for Part one and Part two. Part three (below) features L’Unithéâtre Artistic

All Stages Online: Fall 2014 – Raising [the] Capital Part I – Tracy Carroll

*Ed. Note: As part of our online component to All Stages Magazine Fall 2014 edition on Audience Engagement, we are publishing a three part interview series by Tracy Carroll, exploring how some Edmonton Artistic Directors are programming to expand their company audience bases. Part one (below) features Fringe Theatre Adventures Program Director

Event (Calgary): Costume Sale – Theatre Calgary / Alberta Theatre Projects

Costume sale!! When: Saturday, Sept 27/14Time: 9am-5pmWhere: EPCOR Centre +15 Hallway We are clearing out up to 50% of Theatre Calgary and Alberta Theatre Projects wardrobe stock for some amazing prices!!! There will be TONS of great items for whatever your costume needs are! Come on down and fill up

News (National): Culture Industries contribute 3.1% to Canadian Economy in 2010

Statistics Canada released the first Canadian Culture Satellite Account, which estimates that culture contributed 3.1% to the Canadian economy in 2010 while sport contributed 0.3%. The CSA measures the economic importance of culture and sport in the Canadian economy in terms of output, gross domestic product (GDP) and employment (number of jobs). There were 647,300 culture

Workshops by Request – 2013/2014 Season Wrap-up

THANK YOU  Our 2013/2014 Workshops by Request season was generously sponsored by Canadian lighting company Christie Lites Sales, whose support of the program helped Theatre Alberta offer a total of 29 workshops throughout the year, reaching 340 theatre artists and enthusiasts in both rural communities and Alberta’s urban centres. A total of 19

Contest (Edmonton): Win two free tickets to Lawrence & Holloman premiere

CONTEST! Lawrence & Holloman opens on August 8th at Metro Cinema for a limited run in Edmonton – and Theatre Alberta is giving away two screening passes for opening night! Lawrence & Holloman – Official Trailer from lawrenceandholloman on Vimeo. Darkly funny and twisted story of a cynical and suicidal

Deal (St. Albert): One Day Makeup Sale – Karrie’s Kostumes

Makeup Sale – Everything 25% Off + More deals, Giveaways & Draws August 7th 2014 Makeup demos Special Effects Demos During the sale day, come by and see our staff demo makeup. Anyone can create basic special effects with some tips and the right product! 2pm, 4pm and 6pm More

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