Theatre

The AFA is proud to support a theatre community that continues to produce vibrant contemporary art that connects creatively with Alberta's various communities. The AFA supports theatre activity that ensures high quality and diverse theatre, as reflected in the AFA’s support of individual artists and both professional and community theatre groups.

Whether you live in a big city or a small town, theatre serves as a vehicle for entertainment and community-building; if you want to perform, direct, produce, or simply enjoy, Alberta’s theatre community has something for everyone. 

Looking to connect?

Theatre Alberta
Up-to-date listing of Alberta productions, an extensive searchable script library, and information on all Theatre Alberta's workshops, conferences and programs.

Theatre Canada

Alberta Playwright's Network
Fosters playwrighting in Alberta with programmes, services, workshops and competitions.

CITT
The Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology

PACT
The Professional Association of Canadian Theatres


AFA News

Economic Data for Canadian Culture Released

On May 11, Statistics Canada released Culture Satellite Account (CSA) economic data for the Canadian arts, culture and sport sectors from 2010 – 2014,...

Read More

Alberta Budget 2016

On April 14, Alberta's government released details of Budget 2016. AFA funding remains strong and stable for this upcoming year....

Read More

Communiqué from the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF)

Joan Udell, AFA Board Chair, Jeffrey Anderson, Executive Director, and Helen Chimirri-Russell, Director Arts Development, joined representatives of ar...

Read More

AFA 2014-2015 Annual Report Now Available

The AFA 2014-2015 Annual Report is now available. Click for more information....

Read More

Arts Impact Rural Alberta

Arts Impact Rural Alberta focuses on AFA support of the arts in Alberta’s communities of 25,000 people or fewer, including information on individual a...

Read More

Arts Impact Alberta 2014

The AFA is pleased to announce the release of Arts Impact Alberta 2014: Ripple Effects from the Arts Sector. See how the arts sector impacted Alberta ...

Read More

AFA Art Collection E-Cards Are Available!

Send a friend or loved one an E-card with amazing artwork from the AFA art collection! Send one of 12 amazing works representing the excellence and di...

Read More
Art Opportunities

Winspear Centre hiring Musical Creativity Program Coordinator

This position is responsible for planning, supporting, and delivering educational and outreach programs, with a focus on building interpretive adult p...

Read More

Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts hiring Artistic Facilitator

The Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts (the Nina) is looking for an artist facilitator to work in our ceramics studio on a permanent part time basis up...

Read More

Call for Submissions Secret Alley Gallery

On August 27, 2016 in a disused space between 104 street and 105 street in downtown edmonton we will be hosting a public gallery and silent art auctio...

Read More

Harcourt House Arts Centre hiring Executive Director

Harcourt House Artist Run Centre is looking for an exceptional individual to assume the position of Executive Director...

Read More

Banff Centre hiring Director of Visual, Digital and Media Arts

The Director, Visual, Digital & Media Arts is responsible for leading the vision and implementation of all visual/digital/media arts programming at th...

Read More