Tag: Odds and Ends

Brave Girl – Lunchbox Theatre
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Event (Calgary): Arts Plan Theatre Meeting – Arts Plan

SAVE THE DATE: Arts Plan Theatre Meeting April 30 Our year as the Cultural Capital of Canada has come to a close–what’s next for the arts in Calgary? As someone who works in or with theatre, you’re invited to join the Arts Plan team at from 2:00pm – 4:00pm on

Workshops by Request 2013-2014 Season Update: Spring 2013

Spring 2013 Through Workshops by Request, Theatre Alberta facilitates learning in all aspects of theatre production including both technical subjects (e.g. stage lighting, scenic painting, design, etc.) and performance subjects (e.g. acting, improv, directing, etc.).  Last year the program supported 19 workshops across Alberta! Here is an update of the workshops

Theatre Alberta Board Member Lynda Adams profiled on AFA Website!

One of Theatre Alberta’s Board Members has been profiled on the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) website!  Lynda Adams is a Board Director from Red Deer Alberta. She joined our board in 2012. She is a faculty member at Red Deer College and is a freelance, multidisciplinary artist.  Lynda’s

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

All Stages Online: Spring 2013 – Casting Confidential – Unedited

Due to space constraints, Theatre Alberta’s All Stages Spring 2013 issue could only print about a quarter of Chris Bullough and Vanessa Porteous’s conversation about the casting process in Alberta. Find the full discussion below! David van Belle (Editor All Stages Magazine): Guys, I am loving this.  Yes, it’s certainly going to be a

All Stages Online: Spring 2013 – Hometown… The Musical! – Photo Essay

[smartslider3 slider=13]   For All Stages Spring 2013, Russell Thomas documented the process of creating and staging the largest production in Keyano Theatre Company‘s history: Hometown… The Musical!. Russell wrote the article while in the middle of rehearsals and we were only able to publish rehearsal shots in the actual magazine.

All Stages Online: Spring 2013 – Role of a Lifetime

All Stages asked Alberta actors to tell us about their “Role of a Lifetime.” More than 40 thespians submitted their stories to our website. They represent a world of different experiences, theatre forms, career stages – but all bear testimony to what a powerful thing it is to make a connection

All Stages Online: Spring 2013 – Role of a Lifetime – Queen Elizabeth I

Jan Streader – Queen Elizabeth I It was a tremendous responsibility playing such a great historical figure. The powerful Queen struggling to hold her own in a viper’s nest of men, all plotting the downfall of her favourite. The tempestuous love affair between Elisabeth and the young, ambitious Earl of

All Stages Online: Spring 2013 – Role of a Lifetime – Cloten

Nikolai Witschl – Cymbeline by William Shakespeare – University of Alberta Studio Theatre, Edmonton, 2012 In February 2012 I joined the cast of the University of Alberta’s production of Cymbeline to replace Tristan Mi, a young actor who sadly passed away very unexpectedly halfway through the rehearsal process. It was my absolute

All Stages Online: Spring 2013 – Role of a Lifetime – Fred

Alice Nelson – How I Became Invisible by Shawna Reiter and Kyla Read – CLUNK Puppet Lab/ Festival: Puppet Up! Festival/ City: Almonte, Ontario/ August 2012 I joined CLUNK Puppet Lab as a puppeteer for their show How I Became Invisible. My main puppet to operate was Fred, a 10 year

All Stages Online: Spring 2013 – Role of a Lifetime – Jerry

Russell Thomas – The Zoo Story by Edward Albee – Darkenrus Productions – One-Act Play Festival – Fort McMurray (regional) and Medicine Hat (provincial) – 2009 We were about a week away from performing The Zoo Story by Edward Albee and I had yet to learn Jerry’s 8-page monologue about the dog

All Stages Online: Spring 2013 – Role of a Lifetime – Black Dog

Norm Sutton – Treasure Island by Michael O”Brien – Keyano Collge Theatre, 2006 I’m a bearded, burly biker. I was approached to be in the poster for Treasure Island and wound up getting a small role and an addiction to performing. At 50 years of age I learned for the first time

All Stages Online: Spring 2013 – Role of a Lifetime – ZooZoo

Karen Johnson-Diamond – Under the Big Top by Jan Derbyshire – Quest Theatre, Calgary 1996 No one is ever proud to admit their parents are divorced, but after each performance of this play,(which toured elementary schools in Alberta) kids would ask if MY (Karen’s) parents were divorced, just like the character’s? The

All Stages Online: Spring 2013 – Role of a Lifetime – Emcee

John Ullyatt – Cabaret written by Christopher Isherwood, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb – Citadel Theatre I’ve been pretty lucky with roles to choose to answer this quetion, but the first one that came to mind was Cabaret. I was supposed to play the Emcee in Cabaret

All Stages Online: Spring 2013 – Role of a Lifetime – Georg Schmidt

Clinton Carew – The Black Rider by William Burroughs, Robert Wilson and Tom Waits – November Theatre, NYC, 1999 Antlers gripped tightly to the sides of my head, screaming notes I didn’t know I had, growling the poetry of William Burroughs and Tom Waits in a vaudeville theatre in the shadow of