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

Funding Available: Alberta Arts Rebuild Fund

The Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild Fund is accepting applications for funding from flood-affected artists and arts organizations starting April 4. ...

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New funding for flood-affected arts and nonprofit groups

Arts and nonprofit organizations impacted by the June 2013 floods are eligible for additional funding to assist in their rebuilding efforts. ...

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AFA Expert Panel Lists

In an effort to ensure transparency, we’re sharing the 2011-12 and 2012-13 lists of Expert Panel members used to assess both the Individual and Organi...

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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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AFA pledges $50,000 to Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild Fund

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) has pledged $50,000 in matching funding for individual donations to the Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild Fund. The...

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Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild

Donors interested in helping artists and arts organizations impacted by the recent southern Alberta floods can have their donations to the Alberta Art...

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AFA Splash Contest

Congratulations to our AFA Splash Prize Winners! Following a lengthy public voting period that saw over 2400 votes, we have our three prize winners! ...

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Art Opportunities

The New Gallery Hiring Gallery & Residency Assistant

The New Gallery (TNG), a pioneering not-for-profit centre for contemporary art in Calgary, is seeking applications for the position of Gallery & Resid...

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Contract Opportunity for Educational Content Writer

WP Puppet Theatre Society is looking for a technical writer to finish the Study Guide that accompanies our puppet production ‘Pigs in a Canoe and Othe...

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Peak Performance Project Call for Submissions

The PEAK Performance Project is a seven-year, $4.9 million contest open to all musicians in Alberta. The program will be run by Calgary’s 95.3 The PEA...

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Banff Centre hiring Sculpture Studio Facilitator

The Visual/Digital Arts department is looking for a Sculpture Studio Facilitator to provide support for artists in creative residencies at The Banff C...

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Alberta Society of Artists hiring Edmonton Exhibition and Events Assistant

The Edmonton Exhibitions Assistant offers support in the presentation of art exhibitions, art lectures and workshops generated by the Alberta Society ...

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