About Us

Our Mission

To creatively deliver high quality, engaging, and entertaining theatre programming which develops and supports local talent through an inspiring, inclusive and thriving community organization.

Credit: Aryn Toombs, Rocky Mountain Outlook

The Board

Jen Tweddell
President

Marilu Adams
Secretary

Henjo Nettesheim
Treasurer

Lauren Hawkeye
Director

Maxine Bennett
Director

Belinda Fox
Director

Our History

The Pine Tree Players is a non profit that has been bringing community theatre to the Bow Valley since 1978.

Credit: Richard Brown

Miners’ Union Hall

Pine Tree Players manage the Canmore Miners’ Union Hall and many of our productions take place there. This wonderful old building has been the community hub of Canmore for over 100 years. Its also available for booking, click here to check availability.

Scholarships

ALAN HIPKINS MEMORIAL AWARD ($500, CANMORE COLLEGIATE HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC AWARD)
Presented to a student who demonstrates excellence and commitment in theatre, film or TV performance or production, and will be continuing in this area at a post-secondary setting.

2021 Liam Brett

2020 Fenja Young

2019 Sean Henderson

2018 Amanda O’Connor-McTigue

2017 Zoe O’Connor-McTigue

2016 Sancia Trouillot

ROBERT SNAPE ARTSTREK SCHOLARSHIP ($700, CANMORE COLLEGIATE HIGH SCHOOL RAVEN AWARD)
Offered to a Canmore Collegiate High School drama student to attend Artstrek in Red Deer.

2022 Aven Achenbach

2020 Kjirsti Sellers

2019 Donna Mae Quinlon

2018 Liam Brett

MARTIN FINNERTY ARTSTREK SCHOLARSHIP ($700, OUR LADY OF THE SNOWS and NOTRE DAME DES MONTS)
Offered to drama students at an Our Lady of the Snows and Notre Dame des Monts to attend Artstrek in Red Deer.

2022 Louise Gosse

2019 Oliver Morgan

2018 Aidan Cuell

ELIZABETH GREEN ARTSTREK SCHOLARSHIP ($700)
Offered to a Bow Valley based student to attend Artstrek in Red Deer.

2019 Miriam Purnhauser and Cirdan Monteith

2018 Zoe Fleger