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  Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Theatre is that branch of the performing arts concerned with acting out stories in front of an audience using combinations of speech, gesture, music, dance, sound and spectacle — indeed any one or more elements of the other performing arts.
Theatre of the Absurd: Term coined by Martin Esslin, theatre in which characters are engaged in an absurd, that is meaningless, activity or life.
In this case, "theatre" denotes a branch of the performing arts, whereas "theater" refers to the building in which performances or other entertainments are presented.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Theatre   (1310 words)

 Encyclopedia: Regional theatre
Regional theatres (also called resident theatres) in the United States are professional theatre companies outside of New York City that produce their own seasons.
LORT theatres are non-profit organizations and agree to use special contracts made in agreement with the Actors' Equity Association, the professional organization and labor union for actors working in the United States.
Regional theatre Theatre companies who are members of the League of Resident Theatres.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Regional-theatre   (874 words)

 Regional theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Regional theatres often produce new playsand recent revivals from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and London's West End.
Some have criticized regional theatres for being conservative in theirselection of shows as theatre staff must consider the demographics of their subscribers and donors.
Theatres that develop new work,like La Jolla Playhouse and Manhattan Theatre Club, often work to move their productions to professional venues in New York.Educational outreach programs and cooperative programs with nearby university theatre programs are also common programs found atregional theatres.
www.therfcc.org /regional-theatre-20769.html   (338 words)

 Read about Regional theatre at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Regional theatre and learn about Regional theatre ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Regional theatres (also called resident theatres) in the United States are professional
In recogniztion of the importance of regional theatres in America, the
American Theatre Wing gives a Regional Theatre Tony Award to one regional theatre each year during the Tony Awards.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Regional_theatre   (353 words)

 Municipal and Regional Theatre of Ioannina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Municipal and Regional Theatre of Ioannina was founded in 1983, continuing theatrical activity in the region of Epirus, which had started in 1976 by the Organization of Epirote Theatre.
Sometimes, during the winter, the theatre uses other halls of the city, either rented or given free to it, while in the summer it generally rents the places to be used.
Among the goals of the theatre is to create new theatrical places and to make the best of the ones that already exist and favour the presentation of theatrical performances in Epirus and, especially, to promote and upgrade the ancient theatre of Dodona.
www.culture.gr /2/22/224/22413/e2241301.html   (349 words)

 Municipal and Regional Theatre of Serres   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Municipal and Regional Theatre of Serres was founded in October 1984, after the breaking up of the State Theatre of East Macedonia, which had been running since 1979, having its central offices in Serres.
Its cultural philosophy, which determines the goals and its main principles, is defined by the needs of the social environment and focuses on the approaching of the educational community, of the new and mass areas, through a program of theatrical advising.
The Serres Municipal and Regional Theatre uses the theatre in Orfeos Street for its activities.
www.culture.gr /2/22/224/22427/e2242701.html   (235 words)

 Regional theatre (from Western theatre) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Large theatres in the main cities are visited by touring companies, and at Christmastime most of them stage an elaborate pantomime that often runs for three or four months.
Epic theatre is now most often associated with the dramatic theory and practice evolved by the playwright-director Bertolt Brecht in Germany from the 1920s onward.
The Abbey Theatre was an outlet for such writers as William Butler...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-42231   (858 words)

 Finnish Theatre — Virtual Finland
In the summer theatres the line between amateur and professional actors is unclear and projects often have a local flavour.
Following the building of the new National Theatre, only a handful of other theatres were built until the past couple of decades, when over half a dozen cities and towns, including Turku, Helsinki, Tampere and Lahti, acquired modern theatre buildings with two or three auditoriums.
Finnish theatre was born in a period of nationalistic fervour around the middle of the 19th century.
virtual.finland.fi /finfo/english/theatre.html   (2472 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Theatres singing again as cash pledge sparks renaissance
No one dares yet believe it, but a brave new age of British theatre appears to be dawning - and for the first time since the angry young men of the 1960s it has a regional accent.
Then the Boyden report [into the future of regional theatre] found that we were not so bad after all and all we needed was money.
Nor could anyone have imagined three years ago, when regional theatre was on the brink of collapse, that the most artistically exciting city in the country right now would be Sheffield.
www.guardian.co.uk /uk_news/story/0,3604,644514,00.html   (1397 words)

 Neptune Theatre : About Us: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Originally known as the Strand Theatre and designed by Nova Scotia’s first professionally trained architect, Andrew Cobb, the Strand was reputed to be the first vaudeville house designed and built specifically as a theatre.
It was one of the first times a regional theatre company had toured the country.
By the 1980’s, it became clear that a new theatre was the only solution to the growing tide of disrepair.
www.neptunetheatre.com /cm_Print.asp?cmPageID=113   (261 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Arts features | The playhouses behind regional theatre's boom time
Even theatres such as Derby Playhouse have bucked the trend of endless Educating Ritas - this week Derby audiences are treated to their first Shakespeare for nearly a decade.
A recent economic impact study by the Arts Council revealed that a theatre the size of Derby Playhouse is worth £3.9m to the local economy, while a flagship such as the Sheffield Crucible generates an astonishing £22m.
Five years ago, we would never have dreamed of applying to run a theatre like the Bristol Old Vic, but the Theatre Review has given artists confidence that regional theatre is the place to be.
www.guardian.co.uk /arts/features/story/0,11710,1229325,00.html   (2071 words)

 CFRT.org Cape Fear Regional Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Theatre is committed to presenting an annual series of plays, performances and special events that, in addition to entertaining, will enlighten, inspire, and educate performers and audiences.
The Theatre brings together a unique combination of artists: professionals from outside the region, regional professionals, and non-professionals.
CFRT seeks to maintain an atmosphere where people are free to create and to experience and where excellent theatre opportunities abound in a safe environment with a sense of respect, collaboration, and support among all the participants.
www.cfrt.org   (228 words)

 Theatre Links
The theatre has an outstanding range of technical facilities that enable a wide variety of live theatre, cinema and conferences/seminars to be presented.
JUTE is a Regional Theatre Company driven to contribute to the wealth and diversity of contemporary Australian theatre while maintaining artistic integrity and a regional focus.
Theatre North was established in April 1995 in Launceston, Tasmania.
www.theatre.asn.au /links.php3   (13270 words)

 New England Theater Conference, Inc.
The New England Theatre Conference is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing its members with professional services, career development, and recognition awards in the live theater arts.
A recognized voice for practitioners in youth, secondary, university, community and professional theatre, NETC continues to expand its support of New England theatre in addition to nurturing and promoting new theatre activity.
The NETC Annual Theatre Auditions (March 18, 19 and 20, 2006) provide approximately 1000 individuals the opportunity to audition for Equity and Non-Equity summer and year-round theatres, professional theatre training programs, theme parks, festivals, dinner theatres, touring companies, outdoor drama companies, and casting agents.
www.netconline.org   (882 words)

 Theatre Royal Plymouth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Whatsonstage.com had conducted a poll on it's website over a four-week period to establish which theatre was recognised by it's visitors, critics and the Theatre industry nationally, as Best Regional Theatre.
Other theatres that were shortlisted for the top ten were Sheffield Crucible, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, Birmingham Repertory, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, Bristol Old Vic, Chichester Festival Theatre, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, Watermill Theatre, Newbury and Manchester Royal Exchange.
Lee Chamberlain, Theatre Royal Plymouth Press Officer said, "To be recognised by theatregoers and visitors to the UK's number one Theatre website as the Best Regional Theatre 2004 is a great honour.
www.theatreroyal.com /newsdetail-txt.php?mode=&id=94   (326 words)

 The Roxy Regional Theatre, Clarksville, Tennessee
The Roxy Regional Theatre has achieved recognition as one of the country's leading regional theatres, having presented such works as the American premieres of A Tale of Two Cities, Mr.
Dorian Gray, Sir, regional premieres of A Year With Frog and Toad, Grimm Tales, Triumph of Love, Stephen Sondheim's Putting It Together, Sweeney Todd, Goodtime Charley, and this season will present the World premieres of Urban Cowboy: The Musical, Frankenstein and Bessie: The Life and Music of Bessie Smith.
The Roxy Regional Theatre is one of the country's few regional theatres that produce professionally staged work for both adult and children's audiences, and it also offers extensive and innovative education and community outreach programs.
www.roxyregionaltheatre.org   (228 words)

 Regional, Combined Theatre Auditions
The NJTA is an alliance of professional, Equity theatres.
You must have previous experience in theatre and be available for a nine- to 12-week commitment during the summer, including two weeks of rehearsal.
Proof of residency in the Greater Philadelphia region is required to audition.
www.redbirdstudio.com /AWOL/combaud.html   (2176 words)

 Geva Theatre in Rochester New York: broadway theatre, children’s theatre, theatre education, improve comedy theatre… ...
Imagine your name among the cast of characters that brings theatre of the highest caliber to Rochester and the surrounding communities.
Geva Theatre Center, Rochester’s leading professional theatre and New York state’s most attended regional theatre, attracts over 174,000 patrons annually, including more than 16,000 students…Geva receives over $1.3 million annually from generous individuals, businesses, foundations and government grants to help underwrite our operating budget of $5.6 million.
By investing in Geva Theatre Center, you become a member of the ensemble cast that supports Rochester’s preeminent regional theatre and enhances the economical and cultural landscape of our community at large.
www.gevatheatre.org /support   (170 words)

 Market House Theatre - Paducah, Kentucky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It has become a regional theatre drawing audiences from Western Kentucky, Southern Illinois, Southeastern Missouri and Western Tennessee.
The Mission of the Market House Theatre is to enhance the quality of life in our community by providing a "hands on" artistic experience for people of all ages.
The Goals of the theatre are to provide a regular schedule of artistic opportunities in theatre for people of all ages; To provide education and training in theatre for people of all ages and to encourage participation in the arts as a way to enrich our community and teach valuable life lessons.
www.mhtplay.com /pages/main.htm   (518 words)

 West Virginia University :: Division of Theatre and Dance
This prestigious regional theatre has agreed to hire two students as interns in the costume department.
Eugene O’Neill Theatre has hired our first stage management intern and we hope this is only the beginning of our relationship with this exciting regional theatre.
All aspects of design/production are available for students during this regional summer theatre’s season.
www.wvu.edu /~theatre/interships.html   (294 words)

 Eastbourne Theatres - Devonshire Park Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Devonshire Park Theatre is a Grade II listed building designed by Henry Currey, built in 1884 and further improved by celebrated Theatre Architect Frank Matcham in 1903.
It is one of the best examples of small Victorian Theatre in the country with ornate interior featuring decorative plaster work with scrolls and caryatids by Schmidt of Holloway.
The theatre has a seating capacity of 936, disabled facilities including an audio description service and a fully licensed bar.
www.eastbourne-theatres.co.uk /devonshire.asp   (160 words)

 WEST End Studio Theatre
We are dedicated to helping children and adults experience the joys of live theatre.
For the 2005-2006 season, we are offering three regular sessions (Fall, Winter, and Spring) for all ages.
Various workshops and classes include Stage and Film Acting, Musical Theatre, Singing, Monologues, Parent and Tot Creative Drama, plus two new classes: Improvisation, and Creative Drama and Social Skills for Special People.
www.westendstudiotheatre.com   (207 words)

 Theatre and Dance Alumi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The chapter offers a connection between the department and its former students with a variety of activities, including networking, social events, professional career development, scholarship fund-raising, educational outreach, and artistic presentations.
Flops is a fundraiser for the Robert Smart Memorial Lenaea Scholarship.
All proceeds go towards an annual $1,000.00 scholarship awarded to applicants who are incoming freshmen Theatre majors.
www.csus.edu /org/theatre_alumni   (95 words)

 Actors Theatre Charlotte   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 2005-2006 season marks our 17th anniversary of producing new and innovative professional theatre in Charlotte.
It is the mission of Actor’s Theatre to present bold and innovative new works by contemporary playwrights.
Nelson Reyes, the dramatic choreographer and dancer, originally from Cuba, who has become well known in the Charlotte area, has combined his talent with Susan Collard of ACDT to create this colorful work.
www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org   (211 words)

 Regional Theatre Tony Award Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ FolkArtMuseum.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia :: The Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre
Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia :: The Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre
250 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia's theatre event of the year, the Annual Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre are the region's only comprehensive theatre awards program, recognizing artists for excellence and innovation while serving to increase awareness of the richness of the local theatre community.
Each year, over 100 productions produced by the Philadelphia region's professional theatres are reviewed by the Barrymore nominating committee.
www.theatrealliance.org /barrymores   (158 words)

 regional theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Theatre Directories
Opportunities at over 350 Summer Theatres, Theme Parks, Summer Training Programs.
Profiles over 400 theatres resource employment guide in regional theatre.
Demographic info for each of our directories, Regional Theatres (annual), Summer Theatres (annual), Dir of Theatre Training Programs (biennial) either on labels or email.
www.theatredirectories.com   (118 words)

 Geneva Theatre Guild - an award-winning community theatre.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Geneva Theatre Guild is pleased to announce the selection of the 2006 season schedule.
Plans are underway for the 2006 Eastern States Theatre Association Festival to be held at the Smith Opera House on April 21, 22, and 23, 2006.
The sponsoring groups are planning to make this a community-wide celebration of theatre and give local theatregoers the opportunity to see the caliber of work being done by community theatres in the five-state area.
www.gtglive.org   (538 words)

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