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

AFA Emerging Curator Fellowship - Call for Proposals

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) has created a new initiative; the AFA Fellowship for Emerging Curators, to support the growth and developmen...

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The AFA's Narrative Quest Exhibition - Tokyo Embassy of Canada’s Prince Takamado Gallery!

The AFA’s Narrative Quest Exhibition will be showing at the Tokyo Embassy of Canada’s Prince Takamado Gallery! Opening Dec. 3, 2014! ...

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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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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

CALL FOR ARTISTS RAVENSWOOD AIRdirondack Art Project 2015

The goal of this project is to provide opportunities for artists to create works of art on supplied Adirondack chairs that are auctioned to raise fund...

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Call to Artists to Create Public Art for Johnson Street Parkade

Artists and artist teams are invited to submit an Expression of Interest to enter a national, juried competition to create new public artwork to beaut...

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Call for Submissions - Stride Gallery

Stride is currently accepting submissions for the MAIN SPACE and PROJECT ROOM as well as OFFSITE projects. Proposals received by 5pm (MST) on Saturday...

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Call for: Assistant Festival Producer

The International Festival of Animated Objects is seeking a fun, community minded and organized individual to fill the role of Assistant Festival Prod...

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Edm Symphony/Winspear Centre seeking Community Relations Manager

This self-directed position involves stewarding existing partnerships, identifying strategic opportunities, and finding creative ways to inspire and m...

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