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Volunteer Awards

Employment and Social Development Canada is launching a call for nominations for Canada’s Voluntee [ ... ]

At Martha Spirituality Centre

Several events take place at Martha Spirituality Centre at SDU Place on Great George St (use the ent [ ... ]

37th season at Victoria Playhouse

37th season at Victoria Playhouse

Victoria Playhouse has announced its 2018 Festival Season programming.

The season kicks off with the Canadian premiere of the acclaimed romantic comedy Dancing Lessons by Mark St. Germain. Dancing Lessons tells the story of a young professor on the Autism spectrum who hires an injured Broadway dancer to teach him how to dance. The production stars PEI’s own Melissa Kramer opposite Toronto-based
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Robert Tsonos returns to the stage

Robert Tsonos returns to the stage

Watermark Theatre has announced that Artistic Director Robert Tsonos will play the lead part of Tony Wendice in Dial “M” For Murder by Frederick Knott in the company’s 2018 summer season.

Originally hired as an actor by Watermark in 2014, Robert has not appeared on stage with the company since taking over the role as Artistic Director almost three years ago. Audiences will
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Homing instinct

Homing instinct
Profile: Emily Smith

by Jane Ledwell

The population of Victoria-by-the-Sea, PEI, increased from 104 to 107 in 2011 when Emily Smith, her husband and young son moved back to the community where she had grown up and where her parents, Pat Stunden Smith and Erskine Smith, founded the Victoria Playhouse.

After graduating from university, Emily moved as far away as possible from the hours (and income)
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Stiltwalking workshop

Learn to walk on stilts and be part the 2018 River Clyde Pageant as a stilt performer. This workshop is taught by Laura Astwood, of the Ottawa Stilt Union, and is open to ages 12 and above. Workshops will occur in New Glasgow and Charlottetown, locations to be confirmed. Participants will learn the basics of stilt walking in addition to partner-work and group choreography on stilts. Workshop runs
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Children’s theatre workshop

In a free children’s theatre workshop presented by The River Clyde Pageant, young participants will use a blend of improv games, creative movement and dramatic play to unleash their imaginations and explore the themes of this year’s Pageant. No experience is necessary. Workshop leader Jane Wells has been creating plays with and teaching drama to children for over 20 years. Workshop runs June 9,
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Rebecca returns

Rebecca returns
Rebecca Parent joins Josh Wiles in Anne & Gilbert

The 2018 production of Anne & Gilbert – the Musical begins in May and features Rebecca Parent and Josh Wiles in the starring roles.

For Wiles, this is his first time as Gilbert in the PEI musical. It’s different for Parent, returning to a role that she helped defined in three previous PEI productions as Anne Shirley.

Parent says the
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River Clyde Pageant gears up for 2018

River Clyde Pageant gears up for 2018

The River Clyde Pageant is returning to New Glasgow this summer, and artistic directors Megan Stewart and Ker Wells are sharing a reimagined performance and a series of workshops for the public.

In 2018, The River Clyde Pageant will be presented as a single-site performance in the fields of the Little Victory Microfarms, using the natural amphitheatre of the farm and the River Clyde as playing
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ACT's Skin Flick

ACT's Skin Flick

I grew up around theatre. I love watching scenes come together, actors figuring out their characters, and a show taking shape. 

In the case of ACT’s latest production, Norm Foster’s Skin Flick, that’s all happening a lot faster than I’m used to. There’s an ease and a professionalism with which these actors work with each other – and considering the subject matter, that’s critical. There’s
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Dance partners

Dance partners
Holland College signs agreement with Boston Conservatory

Holland College has signed an agreement with Boston Conservatory at Berklee that provides up to 44 credits to graduates from Holland College’s two-year Dance Performance program when they enroll in the Conservatory’s Bachelor of Fine Arts Contemporary Dance Performance program, reducing the amount of time it will take students to complete
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50 years a union

50 years a union
IATSE Local 906 celebrates the anniversary this month

When the first Canadian tour of the musical Anne of Green Gables was to take place in 1967, Confederation Centre stagehands, including department heads, who had been mounting the show since 1964 in Charlottetetown, had to travel incognito as “advisors.” 

They had union status as members of the Sydney, Nova Scotia Local, but they lacked (by
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Some Upcoming Events

Jamborees

Dunromin Band hosts monthly bluegrass at Linkletter Centre April 29
Linkletter Community Centre Dun [ ... ]

Janet McGarry & Wildwood

Tuesdays in July & August
Harmony House Harmony House in Hunter River will be home to a new show [ ... ]

Belfast Players: Duncan's Wake

April 28
Belfast Duncan's Wake, a 3–act comedy presented by the Belfast Players, will be on s [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Mission accomplished

Local hip-hop scene showcased at Bon Voyage EP release party Submitted by Tyler Knockwood A huge t [ ... ]

JA PEI Business Hall of Fame inductees

The Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island (JA PEI) 2018 Inductees into the PEI Business H [ ... ]

Rainbow Valley auditions

ACT: A Community Theatre will be hosting auditions for it's upcoming production of Rainbow Valley, a [ ... ]