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2016 One Act Play Festival

One Act Play Festival Heats Up March!

oapf-2016-portrait webThe Pumphouse Theatre and Alberta Drama Festival Association are at it again for the 33rd annual Calgary Region One Act Play Festival.

Over four evenings, from March 16-19, we are thrilled to be presenting ten one act plays from a diverse array of local artists. From drama to comedy, new work to classics, the One Act Play Festival offers something for everyone.

We are proud to feature nightly public adjudication from two-time Governor General’s Award Winning playwright, Sharon Pollock. Following each night of performances, we will welcome Sharon to the stage, where she will share her thoughts about the plays that were performed.

The Calgary Region One Act Play Festival is an exciting way to see some of Calgary’s most passionate up and coming theatre artists. Come take in a night of great entertainment while supporting local performing arts!

The Calgary Region One-Act Play Festival
Untitled Infographic (9)March 16 – 19, 2016
Tickets: $15 Adult, $12 Student/Senior
Festival Passes: $45 Adult, $35 Student/Senior


Now hiring full-time summer positions

The Pumphouse Theatre is now accepting applications for four (4) full-time Drama Instructor positions and four (4) full-time Camp Counselors for our annual Summer Drama Day Camp.

Drama camp activities include the exploration of acting, improvisation, creative movement, voice, sound, storytelling, and playwriting. The goal of the program is to develop the social interaction and life skills of the participants through creative utilization of theatrical techniques. The instructors also facilitate their students in developing a production, which is performed for friends and family on the final day of camp. Pumphouse Theatre believes in drama education that encourages creativity, freedom, and a healthy sense of play in our youth.

Deadline to apply is March 18th.

Click below for full job postings:

Summer Drama Day Camp Instructors 2016

Summer Drama Day Camp Counselors 2016

 


Calling All Emerging Visual Artists!

Web Graphic Emerging Artist Exhibit 

The Pumphouse Theatre is a vibrant facility with historical significance supporting and presenting all art forms; and creating opportunities for engagement, enrichment, cultural experience, learning and inspiration serving all Calgarians.

The PTS Art Gallery will provide accessible wall display space for emerging Calgary and Alberta visual artists in a variety of styles/mediums to display and sell their work March 18th to June 30, 2016.

Submissions must meet the following requirements:

  • Artist resides in Alberta
  • Artwork must be delivered ready to hang.
  • Artist must be available for installation
  • Artist must be an Emerging Artist, defined as being active 5 years or less in the industry.

Timeline
Submission Deadline: February 19th, 2016
(Artists will be notified within 3 weeks of submission deadline)
Installation: March 14th to 16th
Opening Reception: March 18th 5:00pm -7pm
Exhibition: March 18th to June 30th, 2016

Click here for full submission information


Christmas Carol Project VIP Experience!

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VIP Packages Available for each performance! They include:

  • Premier Seating;
  • Exclusive Valet Parking at Pumphouse Theatre;
  • Access to Private Lounge with hors d-oeuvres and specialty cocktails at pre-show and intermission;
  • An item of show merchandise from the Christmas Carol Project;
  • Post-Show Dessert;
  • Cast meet and greet;
  • And more!