Alice's Wonderland

Playing at the Stan Rogers Stage in Centennial Park
August 25 to 27, 2017

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Noises Off

Playing at the Canmore Miners' Union Hall
November 15 - 25, 2017

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Upcoming Events

Sep
16
Sat
Role of the Producer @ Elevation Place, Room 212
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

Join instructor Mark Hopkins for a workshop on the role of the producer. To secure a spot please e-mail info@pinetreeplayers.com to register.

Workshop topics include:

GETTING STARTED
-Choosing a play
-Writing a budget
-Making a production schedule
-Assembling a creative Team
-Booking a venue
-Safety & Insurance

MAKING THE PLAY
-Rehearsals
-Production meetings
-Marketing and publicity
-Selling tickets
-Tracking the budget

RUNNING THE PLAY
-Program
-Volunteer coordination
-Front of House & box office
-Backstage
-Documentation
-Emergency & cancellation plans

AFTER THE PLAY
-Strike
-Financial accounting
-Survey results
-Archiving

This workshop is sponsored by Pine Tree Players and Theatre Alberta, with funding from The Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Christie Lites Sales.

About Mark Hopkins:
Mark taught a similar workshop with Pine Tree Players last year and we are happy to have him back. Mark Hopkins is a Calgary-based theatre artist and community-builder. He is the Co-Artistic Director of
Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre, Calgary‘s leading purveyor of fearless site-specific theatre. He’s also thrilled to be associated
with the Calgary Foundation, the Centre for Newcomers, Human Venture Leadership and VoteKit Calgary, and is the founder of We Should Know Each Other (www.wskeo.com). Some of Mark’s honours and awards include the Creative Placemaking Award (2016 Mayor's Lunch for Arts Champions), the Queen Elizabeth II
Diamond Jubilee Medal, Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 and the
Calgary Herald’s 20 Compelling Calgarians.

Sep
30
Sat
Role of the Director @ Elevation Place
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join instructor Kelly Reay for a workshop on the role of the Director. To secure a spot please e-mail info@pinetreeplayers.com to register.

Workshop topics include:

1. Interpreting a script
2. Auditions
3. First meeting with the cast
4. Scheduling rehearsals
5. When to go “off-book”
6. Blocking
7. Lights and sound
8. Handling cast problems
9. Tech and dress rehearsals

This workshop is sponsored by Pine Tree Players and Theatre Alberta, with funding from The Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Christie Lites Sales.

About Kelly Reay:
Kelly is a Calgary-based director and producer. He is currently the Festival Producer of One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo, and is the former Artistic Director of Calgary’s Sage Theatre (2004-2014). Select Directing credits include Shakespeare’s Will, Jack Goes Boating, Girl in the Goldfish Bowl, Hedwig and The Angry Inch, Trainspotting (Betty Mitchell Award for Outstanding Direction) (Sage Theatre), Dial ‘M’ for Murder, The Woman in Black (Vertigo Theatre), Super 8 (Lunchbox Theatre),The Flight or Fight Response (Verb Theatre) The Palace of the End (co-director), The Dishwashers (Downstage), William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead (Red Deer College). Kelly has also had the privilege of working in numerous capacities with many Canadian theatre companies, including, Theatre Calgary, Calgary Opera, The Banff Centre, The National Arts Centre, Theatre Network, Shadow Theatre, Theatre Junction, and Theatre North West.

 

Announcements

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Do you have any  ARCHIVES from our past performances? We’re looking for POSTERS, PROGRAMS, TICKETS, SCRIPTS, BUDGETS (DRAFT AND POST PRODUCTION) PRODUCTION MINUTES, TECHNICAL NOTES (LIGHTING, SET DESIGN, CUE SHEETS, ETC.)  MEDIA COVERAGE AND ADS, VIDEOS, DVDS, CAST ANY OTHER PHOTOGRAPHS AND POST PRODUCTIONS MINUTES AND REPORTS from 2011 AND 2012.   THE PRODUCTIONS WERE: Here on the Flight Path,  The Play's the Thing - 4 one acts (Shakespeare's Ladies, Trouble ... Bubble, Elegy ... Lady and Babels ... Arms) AND Lend Me a Tenor

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