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MARCH
AUDITION

Mississauga Players Theatre Group
  THE GRAND HOTEL
  a Comedy by Frank De Francesco

Auditions:
Mon, Mar 09, 2015 | 07:00pm
Wed, Mar 11, 2015 | 07:00pm
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WANTED - VIDEO OPERATOR

Scarborough Theatre Guild
  THE MUMBERLEY INHERITANCE
  a Comedy by Warren Graves

Send Resume/Apply by:
Sun, Mar 15, 2015
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General Notices
CALL FOR DIRECTORS FOR OUR 2015-2016 SEASON
Scarborough Players

CALL FOR DIRECTORS

2015-2016 SEASON

Scarborough Players invites applications from Directors for the following productions:

  • Alone Together by Lawrence Roman September 2015
  • Parfumerie adapted by E. P. Dowdall from the Hungarian play by Miklos Laszlo December 2015
Read full notice...
~ Katherine Turner
(Jan 23 - Mar 27)
ARTIST CALL – SOUND DESIGNER

9 To 5: The Musical
Position Title: Sound Designer
Scarborough Music Theatre is seeking a creative, talented and adventurous designer to create the sound design for the Spring 2015 production of 9 to 5 The Musical. The Production: 9 To 5 ...

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~ Georgia
(Jan 28 - Mar 29)
DIRECTOR WANTED
Whitby Courthouse Theatre
Communicating Doors

WCT extends an invitation to those interested in directing and/or producing in the 2015-16 season. 

Please email a resumé detailing your related experience and training by March 1, 2015 to artisticdirector@whitbytheatre.org

Suitable candidates will be invited to attend an in...

Read full notice...
~ Ted Niles
(Feb 17 - Mar 08)
DIRECTOR WANTED FOR MOON OVER BUFFALO
Whitby Courthouse Theatre
Moon Over Buffalo

WCT extends an invitation to those interested in directing and/or producing in the 2015-16 season. 

Please email a resumé detailing your related experience and training by March 1, 2015 to artisticdirector@whitbytheatre.org

Suitable candidates will be invited to attend an inte...

Read full notice...
~ Ted Niles
(Feb 17 - Mar 08)
DIRECTOR WANTED FOR SPAMALOT!
Whitby Courthouse Theatre
Spamalot

WCT extends an invitation to those interested in directing and/or producing in the 2015-16 season. 

Please email a resumé detailing your related experience and training by March 1, 2015 to artisticdirector@whitbytheatre.org

Suitable candidates will be invited to attend an interview lat...

Read full notice...
~ Ted Niles
(Feb 17 - Apr 18)
CALL FOR DIRECTORS FOR OUR 2015-16 SEASON
Scugog Choral Society

SCS Musicals is seeking Creative Leaders for our 2015 - 2016 Season!

Positions Available:  Director, Music Director, Choreographer(s), Producer(s), Stage Manager(s) Required for the 2015 - 2016 Season

Deadline for Applications: Monday, March 30th, 2015


Late Fall -  ONCE UPON A WINTER’S EVE <...

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~ Liz Auston
(Feb 23 - Apr 24)
CALL FOR DIRECTOR, CHOREOGRAPHER AND MUSIC DIRECTOR FOR JANUARY 2016 PRODUCTION
Theatre Unlimited

Theatre Unlimited extends an invitation to those interested in applying for the position of:

•        Director 

•        Music Director 

•        Choreographer 

for their January 2016 musical production.

 

...
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~ Mary Lynn Merklinger
(Feb 25 - Apr 01)
MARKETING ADVISOR FOR THE OAKVILLE DRAMA SERIES
The Oakville Players

MARKETING ADVISOR OPPORTUNITY

(Part-time Independent Contractor)

The Oakville Players (TOP) and West End Studio Theatre (WEST)  are two Community Theatre groups based in Oakville Ontario who for many years have produced the Oakville Drama Series (ODS). We have an opportunity to engage a Marketing Advisor for a paid consulting contract. This individual must have strong marketing and...

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~ Mike Morawiec
(Feb 26 - Mar 16)
DIRECTORS WANTED FOR THE 2015 - 2016 SEASON!!
The Curtain Club

Director Selection for the 2015 - 2016 Season

The Curtain Club will be producing the following plays next season:

Rope’s End by Douglas BowieSeptember timeslot

Season’s Greeting by Alan Ayckbourn -November/December timeslot

The Drowning Girls by Beth Graham -&n...

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~ Sharon Dykstra
(Mar 03 - Mar 16)
DIRECTOR WANTED FOR FOX ON THE FAIRWAY.
The Bloor West Village Players

DIRECTOR WANTED for FOX ON THE FAIRWAY.

 

Village Players is looking for a director for FOX ON THE FAIRWAY, a comedy by Ken Ludwig (author of Lend Me a Tenor.)  The show will run April 22 to May 14, 2016

 

If you are interested, please send your request with a directing resumé  no later than March 14...

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~ David Nicholson
(Mar 04 - Mar 15)
 
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BAGGAGE
  a Comedy by Sam Bobrick
Presented by Caledon Townhall Players at Caledon Townhall Players Theatre
February 19 - March 07, 2015
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27
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ELVIS'S TOENAIL
  a Drama by Fionnuala Kenny
Presented by Toronto Irish Players at Alumnae Theatre, Toronto
February 19 - March 07, 2015
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SPEAKING IN TONGUES
  a Drama by Andrew Bovell
Presented by East Side Players at Papermill Theatre at Todmorden Mills, Toronto
February 19 - March 07, 2015
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WINTER'S ON THE WING
  a Musical by Etobicoke Musical Productions
Presented by Etobicoke Musical Productions at Assembly Hall, Etobicoke
February 27 - March 08, 2015
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27
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28
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06
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THE MOUSE HOUSE
  a Drama by Robert Ainsworth
Presented by The Bloor West Village Players at Village Playhouse, Toronto
February 27 - March 21, 2015
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PICNIC
  a Drama by William Inge
Presented by Scarborough Theatre Guild at Scarborough Village Theatre
March 05 - 21, 2015
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SKIN FLICK
  a Comedy by Norm Foster
Presented by The Blackhorse Village Players at Blackhorse Theatre, Bolton
March 18 - April 04, 2015
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND
  a Comedy by Charlotte Chorpenning / Adapted from Lewis Carroll
Presented by Peel Panto Players at Lester B. Pearson Theatre, Brampton
March 19 - 22, 2015
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Sun
22
THE FULL MONTY
  a Musical by Terrence McNally / David Yazbek / based on the ...
Presented by City Centre Musical Productions at Meadowvale Theatre, Mississauga
March 19 - 28, 2015
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26
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GAME SHOW
  a Comedy by Jeffrey Finn / Bob Watson
Presented by The Oakville Players at Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
March 19 - 28, 2015
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DEAD ON NINE
  a Drama by Jack Popplewell
Presented by Century Theatre Guild at Century Church Theatre, Erin
March 20 - 29, 2015
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27
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DOWN DANGEROUS PASSES ROAD
  a Drama by Michel Marc Bouchard
Presented by Theatre Aurora at Theatre Aurora Factory Theatre
March 26 - April 04, 2015
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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
  a Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice
Presented by Oshawa Little Theatre at Oshawa Little Theatre
March 26 - April 11, 2015
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ROUGH JUSTICE
  a Drama by Terence Frisby
Presented by The Curtain Club at Curtain Club Theatre, Richmond Hill
March 26 - April 11, 2015
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BUT WHY BUMP OFF BARNABY?
  a Comedy by Rick Abbot
Presented by Tipling Stage Company at Grace Tipling Concert Hall, Shelburne
March 27 - 29, 2015
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27
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28
Sun
29
THE KOMAGATA MARU INCIDENT
  a Drama by Sharon Pollock
Presented by Durham Shoestring Performers at Arts Resource Centre, Oshawa
March 27 - April 04, 2015
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28
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AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
  a Drama by Agatha Christie
Presented by OnStage Uxbridge at Uxbridge Music Hall
April 02 - 11, 2015
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04
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EVITA
  a Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice
Presented by Brampton Music Theatre at Rose Theatre, Brampton
April 09 - 11, 2015
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09
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10
Sat
11
HELLO, IS ANYBODY THERE?
  a Comedy by Ian Hornby
Presented by Peel Panto Players at Lester B. Pearson Theatre, Brampton
April 09 - 18, 2015
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RAVENSCROFT
  a Drama by Don Nigro
Presented by Erin Theatre at Erin Centre 2000
April 09 - 18, 2015
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11
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12
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16
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LEADING LADIES
  a Comedy by Ken Ludwig
Presented by Mariposa Arts Theatre Foundation at Orillia Opera House - Studio Theatre
April 09 - 19, 2015
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HATS! THE MUSICAL
  a Musical by Marcia Milgrom Dodge / Anthony Dodge / and others
Presented by South Simcoe Theatre at Old Town Hall, Cookstown
April 09 - 26, 2015
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WEST SIDE STORY
  a Musical by Arthur Laurents / Leonard Bernstein / Stephen ...
Presented by Curtain Call Players at Fairview Library Theatre, North York
April 10 - 18, 2015
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11
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ENCHANTED APRIL
  a Comedy by Matthew Barber
Presented by Scarborough Players at Scarborough Village Theatre
April 10 - 25, 2015
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THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY
  a Comedy by Ken Ludwig
Presented by Burl-Oak Theatre Group at Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
April 16 - 19, 2015
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16
Fri
17
Sat
18
Sun
19
BEDTIME STORIES
  a Comedy by Norm Foster
Presented by NAGS Players at Tranzac Stage, Toronto
April 16 - 25, 2015
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18
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BINGO! THE WINNING MUSICAL
  a Comedy by Michael Heitzman / Ilene Reid / David Holcenberg
Presented by Scugog Choral Society at Town Hall 1873, Port Perry
April 16 - 26, 2015
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THE 39 STEPS
  a Drama by Patrick Barlow / from novel by John Buchan and ...
Presented by Whitby Courthouse Theatre at Whitby Courthouse Theatre
April 16 - May 02, 2015
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18
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SEX PLEASE, WE'RE SIXTY
  a Comedy by Michael Parker / Susan Parker
Presented by Georgetown Little Theatre at John Elliott Theatre, Georgetown
April 17 - 25, 2015
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17
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18
Sun
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22
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7 - 10 SPLIT
  a Comedy by Michael G. Wilmot
Presented by Markham Little Theatre at Flato Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts
April 22 - 25, 2015
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22
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23
Fri
24
Sat
25
DISCOVERING ELVIS
  a Musical by Marcia Kash
Presented by The Queensville Players at Stephen Leacock Theatre, Keswick
April 23 - 26, 2015
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23
Fri
24
Sat
25
Sun
26
LOST IN YONKERS
  a Comedy by Neil Simon
Presented by Theatre Aurora at Theatre Aurora Factory Theatre
April 23 - May 02, 2015
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25
Sun
26
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30
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01
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02
SELF HELP BY DUMMIEZ
  a Comedy by Todd McGinnis / T. Gregory Argall
Presented by Caledon Townhall Players at Caledon Townhall Players Theatre
April 23 - May 09, 2015
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25
Fri
01
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02
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08
Sat
09
THE HOBBITT
  a Drama by J.R.R. Tolkien / Kim Selody / adapted from the ...
Presented by LP Stage Productions at Grace Tipling Concert Hall, Shelburne
April 24 - 26, 2015
Fri
24
Sat
25
Sun
26
MAGGIE'S GETTING MARRIED
  a Comedy by Norm Foster
Presented by The Bloor West Village Players at Village Playhouse, Toronto
April 24 - May 16, 2015
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24
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25
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29
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30
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THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT
  a Comedy by Jean Giraudoux
Presented by Amicus Productions at Papermill Theatre at Todmorden Mills, Toronto
April 30 - May 09, 2015
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30
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01
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02
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03
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07
Fri
08
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09
SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
  a Musical by Jerry Leiber / Mike Stoller
Presented by Kempenfelt Community Players at Mady Centre for the Performing Arts , Barrie
April 30 - May 10, 2015
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30
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Sun
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07
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MOON OVER BUFFALO
  a Comedy by Ken Ludwig
Presented by Milton Players Theatre Group at Milton Centre For The Arts
May 01 - 09, 2015
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02
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03
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07
Fri
08
Sat
09
P.S. UNCLE ANGUS
  a Drama by Neil Alexander Marr
Presented by Stouffville Theatre Company at Lebovic Centre for Arts & Entertainment - 19 On The Park, Stouffville
May 06 - 16, 2015
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09
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13
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PETER AND WENDY
  a Comedy by J. M. Barrie / adapted by Cat Heaven
Presented by Georgetown Little Theatre at Georgetown Little Theatre Studio
May 07 - 16, 2015
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07
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9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL
  a Musical by Dolly Parton / Patricia Resnick
Presented by Scarborough Music Theatre at Scarborough Village Theatre
May 07 - 23, 2015
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INTO THE WOODS
  a Musical by James Lapine / Stephen Sondheim
Presented by LP Stage Productions at Grace Tipling Concert Hall, Shelburne
May 21 - 31, 2015
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21
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Sun
24
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28
Fri
29
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30
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QUARTET
  a Comedy by Ronald Harwood
Presented by East Side Players at Papermill Theatre at Todmorden Mills, Toronto
May 21 - June 06, 2015
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THE GRAND HOTEL
  a Comedy by Frank De Francesco
Presented by Mississauga Players Theatre Group at Maja Prentice Theatre, Mississauga
May 28 - 31, 2015
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28
Fri
29
Sat
30
Sun
31
TRIBUTE
  a Drama by Bernard Slade
Presented by The Curtain Club at Curtain Club Theatre, Richmond Hill
May 28 - June 13, 2015
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03
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THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY
  a Comedy by Ken Ludwig
Presented by Century Theatre Guild at Century Church Theatre, Erin
May 29 - June 07, 2015
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29
Sat
30
Sun
31
Fri
05
Sat
06
Sun
07
FOUR PLAY: A SHOWCASE OF PLAY READINGS
  a Various by - South Simcoe Theatre
Presented by South Simcoe Theatre at Old Town Hall, Cookstown
June 04 - 07, 2015
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04
Fri
05
Sat
06
Sun
07
THE MUMBERLEY INHERITANCE
  a Comedy by Warren Graves
Presented by Scarborough Theatre Guild at Scarborough Village Theatre
June 04 - 20, 2015
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04
Fri
05
Sat
06
Thu
11
Fri
12
Sat
13
Sun
14
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18
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20
WHAT THE HEART WANTS
  a Comedy by David Nicholson
Presented by Tipling Stage Company at Grace Tipling Concert Hall, Shelburne
June 12 - 14, 2015
Fri
12
Sat
13
Sun
14
REMANORED
  a Comedy by Paul Tremeer
Presented by Beaverton Town Hall Players at Beaverton Town Hall
June 25 - July 04, 2015
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25
Fri
26
Sat
27
Thu
02
Fri
03
Sat
04
KEY FOR TWO
  a Comedy by John Chapman / Dave Freeman
Presented by Scarborough Players at Scarborough Village Theatre
July 03 - 18, 2015
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03
Sat
04
Sun
05
Thu
09
Fri
10
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12
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16
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ALONE TOGETHER
  a Comedy by Lawrence Roman
Presented by Burl-Oak Theatre Group at Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
October 01 - 04, 2015
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01
Fri
02
Sat
03
Sun
04
A NICE FAMILY GATHERING
  a Comedy by Phil Olson
Presented by Theatre Aurora at Theatre Aurora Factory Theatre
October 22 - 31, 2015
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24
Sun
25
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29
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ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, THE MUSICAL
  a Musical by Don Harron / Norman Campbell / Elaine Campbell ...
Presented by Scarborough Music Theatre at Scarborough Village Theatre
November 05 - 21, 2015
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THE BOBBY DARIN STORY
  a Musical by Paul Tremeer
Presented by Beaverton Town Hall Players at Beaverton Town Hall
November 06 - 21, 2015
Fri
06
Sat
07
Fri
13
Sat
14
Fri
20
Sat
21
COMMUNICATING DOORS
  a Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn
Presented by Whitby Courthouse Theatre at Whitby Courthouse Theatre
November 12 - 28, 2015
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12
Fri
13
Sat
14
Thu
19
Fri
20
Sat
21
Thu
26
Fri
27
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ONCE UPON A WINTER'S EVE
  a Musical by Liz Auston
Presented by Scugog Choral Society at Town Hall 1873, Port Perry
November 26 - December 06, 2015
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26
Fri
27
Sat
28
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03
Fri
04
Sat
05
Sun
06
THE HEART AS IT LIVED
  a Drama by Mansel Robinson
Presented by Theatre Aurora at Theatre Aurora Factory Theatre
December 03 - 12, 2015
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03
Fri
04
Sat
05
Sun
06
Thu
10
Fri
11
Sat
12
SNOW WHITE - A HOLIDAY PANTOMIME
  a Comedy by Chantal Forde / Tim Cadeny
Presented by Burl-Oak Theatre Group at Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
December 21 - 27, 2015
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21
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25
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DEAD GUILTY
  a Drama by Richard Harris
Presented by Burl-Oak Theatre Group at Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
January 21 - 24, 2016
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21
Fri
22
Sat
23
Sun
24
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
  a Musical by Rachel Sheinkin / William Finn / conceived by ...
Presented by Theatre Aurora at Theatre Aurora Factory Theatre
January 21 - 30, 2016
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21
Fri
22
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23
Sun
24
Thu
28
Fri
29
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30
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
  a Musical by Rachel Sheinkin / William Finn / conceived by ...
Presented by Scarborough Music Theatre at Scarborough Village Theatre
February 04 - 20, 2016
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Sat
06
Sun
07
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11
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MOON OVER BUFFALO
  a Comedy by Ken Ludwig
Presented by Whitby Courthouse Theatre at Whitby Courthouse Theatre
February 11 - 27, 2016
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11
Fri
12
Sat
13
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18
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SEXY LAUNDRY
  a Comedy by Michele Riml
Presented by Theatre Aurora at Theatre Aurora Factory Theatre
February 25 - March 05, 2016
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27
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03
Fri
04
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LUCY
  a Drama by Damien Atkins
Presented by Theatre Aurora at Theatre Aurora Factory Theatre
March 31 - April 09, 2016
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I DO, I DO, I DO
  a Comedy by Robin Hawdon
Presented by Burl-Oak Theatre Group at Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
April 14 - 17, 2016
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14
Fri
15
Sat
16
Sun
17
THE ADDAMS FAMILY MUSICAL
  a Musical by Marshall Brickman / Rick Elice / Andrew Lippa ...
Presented by Scugog Choral Society at Town Hall 1873, Port Perry
April 14 - 24, 2016
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14
Fri
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Sat
16
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21
Fri
22
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SPAMALOT
  a Musical by Eric Idle / John Du Prez / from Monty Python a ...
Presented by Whitby Courthouse Theatre at Whitby Courthouse Theatre
April 14 - 30, 2016
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DAMN YANKEES
  a Musical by Richard Adler / Jerry Ross / George Abbott / D ...
Presented by Scarborough Music Theatre at Scarborough Music Theatre
April 28 - May 14, 2016
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TWO-DAY STAGE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP


ACT-CO and BOTG are offering a TWO-DAY workshop on Stage Management with a former instructor for Theatre Ontario, Virginia Bancur. This workshop is made available through the sponsorship of ACT-CO Education.


DATES: Saturday, March 21 and Saturday, March 28, 2015
(Deadline to register MARCH 6, 2015)

TIME:  10:0 am to 4:00 pm

LOCATION:  BOTG STUDIO Unit 12, 1290 Speers Rd., Oakville, ON     [ Map ]

COST:  $20.00 FOR THE TWO DAYS (BOTG Members - $15.00)

LUNCH AND MATERIALS:  included in the cost


WORKSHOP TOPICS

1st Saturday
Meet Prospective Stage Managers
Introduction to Stage Management
Pre-Production 
First Production Meeting  
Audition Period
How to Read Construction Drawings / Taping the Stage
Rehearsal Period / Blocking
Questions

2nd Saturday
Production Meetings
Tech Week 
Cues – Setting / Calling
Opening / Running the Show
Closing / Strike
Misc. – What every stage manager should know about, e.g. pyrotechnics
Ontario Theatre Laws
Questions


VIRGINIA’S BACKGROUND:  

Former resident SM with the Manitoba Theatre for Young People.
Served on the Executive of Scarborough Music Theatre, Milton Players, Georgetown Little Theatre Productions, and Erin Theatre. 
Worked for Theatre Ontario Talent Bank for Stage Management.
Has trained 20 SM and given numerous workshops.
Has worked on over 90 productions.
Currently SM for productions in both Georgetown ad Erin Theatres.  


Please register by for this two-day workshop BY MARCH 6, 2015

To Register, Contact: 
Pamela Niesiobedzki-Curtis at actcoeducation@actco.ca
OR
Micki Clemens at Micki.clemens@sympatico.ca

Look forward to seeing you here! 

 
 Pamela Niesiobedzki-Curtis, Education Chair 
  Posted: February 19, 2015 | Take down: March 20, 2015  
 HISTORY 
 

Oh, how history repeats itself!
Here is part of ACT-CO President Jeff Burke's report to the 2002 Annual General Meeting:


Your ACT-CO Board has been working very hard this year to ensure that everything went well. It has been my pleasure to be working with this year's board and honestly believe that this particular board is by far the most productive, together bunch of people that I have had the privilege of working with throughout my 15 years on the board. [my emphasis]

Not only do these board members spend a lot of time doing ACT-CO business, but these are the same people who are always working on a show in some capacity or another. In many cases, they are the main cornerstones of their community theatre groups, who have committed years, even decades, to the consistent artistic and administrative maintenance of community theatre in general. These people are the ones who truly understand how much work is involved to keep things going.

Why do they do this? I believe it is because they genuinely care about our community theatre world and feel that they must keep it going.


Now take a look at the NOTE WELL blurb on the "Join Us" page of this website. This note is the current ACT-CO Board's plea to our members to participate in the administration of ACT-CO. Note particularly the sentence "It is worth noting that over the years it is almost a given that ACT-CO Board members are also the people who are most active in their home Groups (usually on the Board of that Group)."

That's all I'm sayin'!

 
 John Wyman, Membership Chair 
  Posted: February 13, 2015 | Take down: April 14, 2015  
 ACT-CO SEEKS WEBMASTER 
 

URGENT MESSAGE TO MEMBERS OF ACT-CO GROUPS


ARE YOU WILLING TO TAKE ON THE WEBMASTER PORTFOLIO ON THE ACT-CO BOARD OF DIRECTORS?

The ACT-CO website is about ninety percent database-driven (PHP/MySQL) and is developed pretty well as far as it needs to go; however, a good knowlege of HTML, CSS, and PHP/MySQL (and a limited knowledge of Javascript) would be an asset to maintain the site, put out fires, and to develop the site further as the needs arise. Because Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 has been used exclusively as the page editor, there are quite a few features that use Dreamweaver tricks and code styles, so this may present a problem for anyone not familiar with Dreamweaver. And, of course, many tricks and styles are my own would need some "'splain'n". To whatever extent required, I am prepared to co-webmaster with you for as long as it takes. If being the ACT-CO Webmaster sounds like a plan for you, please contact me at any time by email at actcowebmaster@actco.ca, or by phone at 905-643-9687, to discuss.  Or, contact the ACT-CO President at actcopresident@actco.ca.

 
 John Wyman, ACT-CO Webmaster 
  Posted: January 30, 2015 | Take down: May 30, 2015  
 THEATRE ONTARIO FESTIVAL 
 


Theatre Ontario Welcomes Ron Cameron-Lewis as Festival 2015 AdjudicatorTheatre Ontario is thrilled to welcome Ron Cameron-Lewis as adjudicator for the 2015 Theatre Ontario Festival in Oshawa.  The Festival will be Ron’s penultimate appearance as an adjudicator in Ontario, leading to his “swan song” appearance as adjudicator of the 2016 Western Ontario Drama League Festival (although he will continue with some international theatre work.)

”I am honored to be invited to adjudicate the Theatre Ontario Festival in Oshawa,” said Ron Cameron-Lewis.  “This marks the fifth time in the past 29 years that I have been asked to adjudicate the top productions from around the province. Having attended many more Theatre Ontario Festivals as well, I look forward to reconnecting with many friends from all aspects of my half century of experience in community theatre.”

Ron is well known to community groups across the province as a teacher, adjudicator and workshop leader.  He has adjudicated well over 2,000 productions throughout Ontario for community and educational theatre festivals, as well as in the USA at state, regional, national and international levels. Since 2010, he has taught the art of adjudication to 50 people, three times at Theatre Ontario Festivals and twice at AACT national festivals in Rochester, New York, and Carmel, Indiana.  In 2010, Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning appointed him Professor Emeritus, and in 2013, Ron was elected as Member-at-Large for the American Association of Community Theatres for a three-year term.

Theatre Ontario Festival 2015 will be held in Oshawa from May 13 to 17, 2015 and is co-hosted by Theatre Ontario, Oshawa Little Theatre, and the Association of Community Theatres—Central Ontario.

---- From Theatre Ontario Blog

 
  
  Posted: January 12, 2015 | Take down: May 18, 2015  
 2014/2015 ACT-CO FESTIVAL 
 
The ACT-CO Festival 2014/2015 is underway!
The annual ACT-CO Festival is an exciting opportunity for community theatres across the ACT-CO region to participate in a celebration of community theatre, to have their work adjudicated by an experienced theatre professional, and to have outstanding achievements recognized with awards at our ACT-CO Gala.
 
Thank you to all of the groups participating in Festival 2015.  We have 45 shows entered this year, and for the first time, the largest category is Musical (19); then Comedy (17), and Drama (9).
 
A few reminders about Adjudications.
  • Please advise the cast and crew that the show is being adjudicated and that they should attend the private adjudication: it's for their benefit. 
  • Notes may be taken during adjudication but are not to be posted on your website, Facebook or Twitter.
  • Please use the Feedback form to log your assessment about the adjudication: comments should not be posted on your website, Facebook or Twitter.
  • As a courtesy, comments about an adjudication should not be shared with another adjudicator.
 
The ACT-CO Board Category Liaisons

 
Not currently staffed.  
Ted Sellers
Comedy
tbd
Drama
Jo-Anne Pulfer
Musical
 
Every attempt is made to ensure that two ACT-CO Board Members accompany the Adjudicator. In some cases, the Category Liaison may or may not be in attendance. Unless there is a personal conflict, the Group Liaison will attend your adjudication.
 
Did you know that a group must be a member of ACT-CO for a full season before the group may enter Festival?  A new group may join ACT-CO in the first year of  their operation, but must wait one year before entering Festival.
Confused?  Give me a call.

Break a Leg!

If you have any questions or concerns about the Festival, please contact me at actcofestival@actco.ca or (905) 895-1764

 
The 2014/2015 Festival runs from Tuesday, October 14, 2014 to Saturday, April 04, 2015.  The ACT-CO Gala will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015. The Theatre Ontario Festival 2015  (May 13 to May 17, 2015) will be in Oshawa, co-hosted by Oshawa Little Theatre, ACT-CO, and Theatre Ontario.

The ACT-CO Festival Adjudicators
   
Andrew Lamb Carolee Mason Thom Currie
Comedy Drama Musical
Read their biographies
 
 
 
 Anne Currie-O'Brien, Festival Chair 
  Posted: January 01, 2015 | Take down: April 01, 2015  
 The Joy of Sets 
 

The Joy of Sets - Handbook of Set Design for Community Theatre
THEA award-winning set designer, Jane Coryell, teaches how to think and create as a set-designer, read a script from the set designer’s viewpoint, think about a visual metaphor in the set, consider different styles of sets, prepare preliminary sketches, make floor plans, consider sightlines, do final drawings, make stage models to scale, assemble colour swatches for set dressers and costumers, make construction diagrams for set builders, and make cross-section diagrams for lighting designers. This handbook suggests an easy, inexpensive technique for making model furniture to scale. It recommends useful set designing tools and resources. It also includes many snapshots of Jane’s set designs on stage and in models. Visit Smashwords or Amazon UK to buy, or write to Jane at jane.coryell@sympatico.ca for more information about this handbook.

 
  
  Posted: January 01, 2014 | Take down: May 31, 2015  
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