Toy Guns Dance Theatre is holding a fundraiser that sounds like a blast on November 12 – The Ultimate Dance Battle! Proceeds support Toy Guns Dance Theatre and a dancer or dance group of your choice. Find out more from Toy Guns.
Linda Wood Edwards’ show Never Let the Crew See You Cry – based on her mother who worked as a Flight Line Mechanic during World War II – runs at Campus St. Jean November 12 and 13. Tickets are at Tix on the Square.
Bridget Ryan’s Under the Influence runs at The Backstage Theatre until November 12.
David Belke’s The Red King’s Dream closes at the Varscona November 13.
Congratulations to Ellen Chorley, who is the new festival director of NextFest! I’m so excited to see what Ellen does with the festival. 🙂
Million Dollar Quartet at the Citadel has been held over, with additional performances through to November 19.
Walterdale Theatre is looking for an Artistic Director for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 seasons – apply by December 5!
Check out what Rapid Fire Theatre’s got on in November!
The hiring of Vancouver’s Touchstone Theatre’s new artistic director has thrust conversations about equity (and hiring practices) in theatre back into the spotlight.
What It Is Podcast dropped Episode 118, featuring the Good Women Dance Collective.
Alright, so this isn’t exactly directly related to our theatre scene, but I wanted to share this awesome write-up on local Edmonton media experiment Taproot. Taproot is the brain child of Karen Unland and Mack Male, and aims to support meaningful local journalism through a community of members who contribute to the stories that Taproot publishes.
Interested? Check out their first two articles:
South Edmonton’s surprising deer paradise
Making a ripple towards reconciliation
Less local media
I really enjoyed this article about the particular dilemma theatre writers sometimes find themselves in when it comes to hanging out with theatre folks.