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. 

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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.

The Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology

The Professional Association of Canadian Theatres

AFA News

Alberta Budget 2016

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

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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...

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AFA 2014-2015 Annual Report Now Available

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

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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Get to Know Your Alberta Artists!

If you’re interested in getting to know some of your resident artists across the artistic disciplines, the AFA's Artist Profiles is a window into Albe...

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Art Opportunities

ACUA Ukrainian Arts Artist Residency

Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts Artist Residency Description of residency program ACUA is a non profit Ukrainian arts organization. It is the m...

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Street Performers Fest seeks Communications Coordinator

The Edmonton International Street Performers Festival is a charitable not for profit arts organization entering its 32nd year in Edmonton. We are hiri...

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Street Performers Festival hiring Office Assistant

The Edmonton International Street Performers Festival is a charitable not for profit arts organization entering its 32nd year in Edmonton. StreetFest ...

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IBBY Call for Submissions

IBBY Canada invites submissions from Canadian children’s book illustrators for the Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence Program. The program pro...

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Nominate an Artist for the AFA's 25 Influential Alberta Artists

As part of our 25th Anniversary celebrations, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) is seeking your nominations to identify 25 Albertan artists wh...

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