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PARC Playwrights’ Colony

Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre (PARC) will host the 2019 PARC Playwrights’ Colony from May 5 [ ... ]

Volunteer to do tax returns

Volunteers are needed at a free tax clinic to complete tax returns for eligible people in your commu [ ... ]

ACT for life

ACT for life
Bunty Albert and Terry Pratt receive honourary memberships

ACT (a community theatre) honoured two of its veteran members recently, presenting Honorary Life Memberships to Bunty Albert (L) and Terry Pratt (R). Each of them has been a long time volunteer contributor to ACT, as well as to the PEI theatre community.

Bunty Albert has been the producer for several ACT shows. She has also appeared
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SoPA grads to receive credit at York University

Graduates from Holland College’s School of Performing Arts programs will be able to receive credits toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from York University in Toronto, thanks to a new articulation agreement signed between the two institutions.

The School of Performing Arts (SoPA), which is a partnership between Holland College and Confederation Centre of the Arts, offers two-year diploma
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Devin MacKinnon at Stratford Festival

Devin MacKinnon at Stratford Festival

UPEI Theatre Studies alumnus Devin MacKinnon who graduated from UPEI in 2012 with a minor in Theatre Studies, has been selected as a 2017/2018 participant of the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. The Conservatory is a program of the Stratford Festival to nurture talented young actors for a future in classical theatre. Just ten performers are selected for each prestigious, six-month
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Aaron plays Jesus

Aaron plays Jesus
Aaron Hastelow has lead in Jesus Christ Superstar 2018

Confederation Centre of the Arts has announced that Island treasure, Aaron Hastelow, will play the role of Jesus Christ in The 2018 Charlottetown Festival production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Jesus Christ Superstar is one of the most iconic and revered pieces of theatre in the canon, and Jesus is easily the most iconic and revered name in
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Watermark Theatre 2018 season

Dial “M” For Murder and A Moon For The Misbegotten

Watermark Theatre’s Artistic Director Robert Tsonos, and General Manager Andrea Surich have announced the 2018 Summer Season. The season will include the classic thriller Dial “M” For Murder by Frederick Knott and the powerful A Moon For The Misbegotten by Eugene O’Neill. The popular music series Classic Music Reignited returns once again,
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Theatre Festival 2018

Theatre Festival 2018
It’s time to start planning

Prince Edward Island’s annual celebration of World Theatre Day is the PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held March 17 at the Carrefour in Charlottetown. It will fill the Saturday afternoon with a play running every 45 minutes or so, with a social time between performances. Refreshments will be provided to the players. Performers will be given helpful adjudication.
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A love story

A love story
ACT presents The Shop Around the Corner

Preparations for ACT’s latest show, The Shop Around the Corner are under way. Matuschek & Co., the store and primary setting for the play, is under construction. Crew members are gathering props to fill the shop. Actors are learning their lines and choreography. Although the rehearsal process occurs over just a few months, it has actually taken years for
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A Passage to Bollywood

A Passage to Bollywood
Indian dance musical on stage at Homburg Theatre

A Passage to Bollywood will be performed in the Homburg Theatre at the Confederation Centre in Charlottetown on November 15 at 7:30 pm. It is the story of a young village boy who moves to the big city to follow his dream. The musical follows his journey and the relationships he builds with the woman of his dreams and the “Don” who takes him under
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Canadian Tire supports drama classes for kids

Canadian Tire supports drama classes for kids

Victoria Playhouse has teamed up with the Atlantic Academy of Performing Arts to offer drama classes for youth. The Charlottetown and Summerside Canadian Tire stores have come on board as sponsors of the program.

Instructor Sherri-Lee Darrach, of Atlantic Academy, has been involved in Theatre/Film/Animation and performance for over 20 years as an actor, creator, director, dancer, singer, producer,
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Holiday Spectacular

Auditions from Island community and family groups wanted

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Holiday Spectacular is a powerhouse festive event where our community is the star. All Island and family groups of performers are invited to audition and be a part of our Island’s holiday variety show. From dancing and singing to comedy and musical groups, they’re looking for it all. The
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Some Upcoming Events

Blaze

January 29–February 3
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, substance abuse
Dir: Ethan Hawke, US, 129 m [ ... ]

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

Open daily Mitchell Wiebe: VampSites Until March 3 The Gallery opened a new solo exhibition by Mi [ ... ]

Credit Union Music PEI Week 2019

Awards Gala, concerts, shows, parties and more January 23–27
Charlottetown Credit Union Music PEI [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: John MacKenzie

The Feet of Blue Herons If you happen to live in another town,
Or country, or even galaxy
As dim and  [ ... ]