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  Cambridge Festival Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The theatre had no curtain (the original Act Drop, painted as a pillared hall to continue the architecture of the proscenium, was removed) or orchestra pit, and patterns of light were projected against the cyclorama in lieu of scenery while platforms and ramps served as set dressing.
The Festival Theatre operated only seven years under the direct influence of Gray and his colleagues, and was then run by a commercial management company, gradually declining until it closed in 1939.
In March 1998, the Theatre and its adjoining house were purchased by the Windhorse Trust to be the new Cambridge Buddhist Centre.
www.cam.ac.uk /societies/marlowe/showarchive/festival/fezzie.htm   (1058 words)

 Festival Ballet Theatre - About The Company
Founded in 1988 by Salwa Rizkalla, Festival Ballet Theatre is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the artistic enrichment of the Orange County community through professional productions, educational programs and by providing a nurturing and intensive artistic home base to some of Southern California’s most talented dancers.
Festival Ballet Theatre aspires to be a beacon of artistic excellence in the Orange County area, simultaneously attracting the best in professional dance to its home while sending its own dancers out as artistic ambassadors to the nation.
Festival Ballet Theatre’s classical rendition of the Nutcracker tells the story of Clara and her whimsical journey through the Land of Sweets, where she learns about life, love and the holiday spirit.
www.festivalballet.org /about-fbt.htm   (458 words)

 Fringe theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In London, fringe theatre is the equivalent of New York's off-Broadway theatre.
The genesis for the festival was the Edinburgh International Festival; at this event, a number of theatre groups who were not official participants staged shows at venues located at the "fringe" of the main festival.
Although the CAFF claims it was "to protect the artists and the integrity of the festivals," this approach, as well as festival registration fees drew criticism from some artists and led to the creation of the infringement Festival in Montreal in 2004, a new movement that now has festivals running in five cities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fringe_festival   (848 words)

 West Virginia WV Theatre Conference -- Secondary Schools Theatre Festival
The secondary schools theatre festival has been and continues to be a vital part of the West Virginia Theatre Conference.
Theatre problems, perceptions, and productions are explored in multiple venues and formats from formal productions to casual workshops, from impromptu meetings in a university hallway to scheduled conferences around a meeting table.
The adjudicated winner of The West Virginia Secondary Schools Theatre Festival is eligible to represent the state during a two-day theatre festival at the Southeastern Theatre Conference Annual Convention.
www.wvtheatre.org /secondary.htm   (288 words)

 Theatre festival - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Theatre festivals are amongst the earliest types of festival.
Theatre as an everyday part of life is a comparatively recent phenomenon.
In recent years, theatre festivals have been established to promote various types of theatre, such as the works of William Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Theatre_festival   (118 words)

 Theatre Ontario - Festivals
Theatre Ontario Festival 2006 was on May 17 to 21, 2006 co-hosted by Theatre Ontario, the Western Ontario Drama League, and Theatre Sarnia.
ACT-CO is made up of community theatre companies across the Greater Toronto Area (the city of Toronto, the regions of Durham, Halton, Peel, and York, the counties of Dufferin and Simcoe, and the district of Muskoka) and has been part of the theatrical community since 1932, encouraging the development and appreciation of the performing arts.
The aim of the Minifest is to give groups a chance to enter a festival without the problems of transporting a set, and to let new directors, actors and technicians try their hands at something on a smaller scale than the major competitive festival.
www.theatreontario.org /content/festivals.htm   (856 words)

 THESPO 2004 - Youth Theatre Festival in Delhi, Bombay (Mumbai) and Bangalore
The festival takes care of most of the production hassles of the groups by giving them free auditorium, lights, sound, make-up, publicity, travel and accommodation (incase of out-station) and even gives them a percentage of ticket sales.
Organized by ANANT (An Association for Nascent Art and Natural Theatre) for the first time in Delhi, Thespo seeks to bridge the gap between a young theatre lover and infrastructural requirements that are required but hard to come by.
Theatre Group was the brainchild of Sultan (Bobby) Padamsee, and even in those British Raj days, he was able to stage versions of 'Othello', 'Salome', etc. that rivaled their West End counterparts.
www.rangshala.com /thespo_theatre_festival_delhi.htm   (817 words)

 WI High School Theatre Festival
This festival provides students and teachers an opportunity to learn from trained theatre professionals and educators, take the stage, and watch their peers perform for Scholarship Awards.
Theatre Festival workshops are scheduled throughout the day on Friday and Saturday in conjunction with Forensic One-Act Plays.
If you are a university/college theatre department or theatre supplier who wants to reach an attentive audience of over 2200 high school theatre students and their instructors, consider exhibiting at the WI High School Theatre Festival!
www.dcs.wisc.edu /LSA/theatre/hstf.htm   (756 words)

 Atlantic Theatre Festival - Wolfville, Nova Scotia
The Atlantic Theatre Festival is a not-for-profit society founded in 1994, with the goal of bringing world-class professional theatre to the Annapolis Valley region of Nova Scotia.
During the past 10 years, the Atlantic Theatre Festival has produced a broad range of critically acclaimed theatre classics.
Well-known theatre professionals from across North America and Atlantic Canada have graced the Festival stage, and helped to bring international recognition to our community and to our region.
www.atf.ns.ca   (147 words)

 Theatre in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Calgary is home to Theatre Calgary, a mainstream regional theatre; Alberta Theatre Projects,a major centre for new play development in Canada; and One Yellow Rabbit, an innovative touring company, as well as the expert marionetteer, Ronnie Burkett.
Calgary is also the base of operations of Loose Moose Theatre, a pioneer in the art of improvisational theatre.
Winnipeg is the home of the Manitoba Theatre Centre, the Winnipeg Jewish Theatre, and the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Theatre_in_Canada   (663 words)

 Festival City Theatres - About Us - Festival Theatre
The Festival Theatre is the capital's arena for Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet and is at the heart of the Edinburgh International Festival.
The site of the current Edinburgh Festival Theatre was extended to create the largest stage of any presenting house in Britain at the time, reopening in June 1994.
The style of the theatre has a dramatic mix of art nouveau, beaux arts and neo-classicism, encompassing perfect acoustics within a parlour-like intimacy.
www.eft.co.uk /aboutus/festivaltheatre.asp   (138 words)

 DIVADLO.CZ: The main page
The catalogue will be updated on a regular basis to give you a selection of dance, theatre, experimental theatre and puppet productions from the Czech Republic that have been successful with the presentation of their productions around the world, and are ready and willing to be a part of your festival.
Information about books published by the Theatre Institute in English can also be found here, an on-line catalogue of the library of the Theatre Institute (more than 110 000 titles) and a bibliography of Czech theatre (more than 77 000 entries).
In addition, the Theatre Institute is home of the PROSPERO Bookshop - the only bookstore in the Czech Republic specializing in theatre literature, and offering on-line purchases to its foreign visitors.
www.theatre.cz   (498 words)

 Triangle Theatre Festival - Mission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Triangle Theatre Festival (TTF) is a 501(c)(3) North Carolina nonprofit corporation whose mission is to promote and develop the awareness, appreciation, quality, and quantity of theatre arts in the North Carolina Triangle Area, primarily by producing a large-scale, annual theatre festival.
TTF intends to sponsor theatre companies from this region and across the country, each chosen for its excellence and particular contribution to the theatre arts, to perform in North Carolina Triangle Area venues.
Triangle Theatre Festival works with only the most experienced, professional performers, and the majority of our entertainers are local to the Triangle area.
www.theatrefestival.org /mission.html   (467 words)

 Williamstown Theatre Festival - Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Williamstown Theatre Festival is a summer-long celebration of the theatre, with nearly 200 performances, staged readings and other events annually.
The Festival's centerpiece venue, the 512-seat Main Stage in the '62 Center for Theatre and Dance at Williams College, is home to the Main Stage Season - generally four or five productions selected from the contemporary and classic drama or musical theater.
The Festival’s Free Theatre brings a vibrant production to family audiences free of charge as a way of saying thank you to the community that supports the Festival so graciously.
www.wtfestival.org /about/program.html   (316 words)

 San Francisco Theatre: National Ensemble Theatre Festival
The company is dedicated to creating original works of theatre, as an ensemble and in collaboration with a variety of outside artists, that contribute to a generous vision of the human condition.
Touchstone Theatre is a not-for-profit regional theater center based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and is home to a theatre, a cafe and a professional resident ensemble dedicated to creating and presenting original theatre.
More than two dozen ensemble theatres from across the country are anticipated for this three-day conference, exploring the unique world of ensemble-based theatre and the various techniques companies are using today to survive and thrive.
www.atjt.com /Archives/ensemble_festival.htm   (1407 words)

 Faculty & Staff -- Theatre UAB
Jack is a 1985 alumnus of the UAB Department of Theatre and holds an MFA in Directing/Acting from the University of Arizona, received in 1992.
She is now co-artistic director of Theatre Novi Most, a performance and research project which builds theatrical bridges between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union.
Graduating with a BFA in theatre from the University of Montevallo, he spent several years working in theatre in North Carolina, and in the summer stock companies of Birmingham Summerfest Theatre.
theatre.hum.uab.edu /facstaff.htm   (2025 words)

 EASY Theatre: Youth Festival 2006
Since the children will be participating under the EASY Theatre banner, there will be one mandatory organizational meeting for the siblings and parents prior to the festival.
While at the festival registered siblings' attendance to age appropriate shows and workshops is optional.
One reason that this theatre festival and conference workshop is so reasonably priced is because parents make arrangements for their lodging, meals, transportation, and are responsible for getting their children to and from the festival events.
easytheatre.com /youth-festival-2006.html   (864 words)

 Oak Park Festival Theatre
Our Mainstage 2006 is over, but we would love to have you join us as we move indoors for more theatre and festivities.
We are proud to announce that the Oak Park Festival Theatre has received grants from the Donnelley and Dreihaus Foundations.
Festival Theatre is supported in part by the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and the Oak Park Area Arts Council in partnership with the Village of Oak Park.
www.oakparkfestival.com   (384 words)

 La Biennale di Venezia
Theatre Festival Gozzi and Goldoni Europeans, directed by Maurizio Scaparro, came to an end on July 30.
The two men who left a strong mark on the theatre of their century and each in his own way threw some light on the coming century, have a privileged relationship with European culture, sharing a constant tension towards the construction of a modern theatre.
Maurizio Scaparro is the director of the 38th International Theatre Festival (July 21 to 30, 2006), that will bring the tradition of outdoor theatre to the city of Venice, in the campi and campielli, restoring its place in the panorama of great European summer festivals.
www.labiennale.org /en/theatre   (309 words)

In 1953, after much sweat and toil, it was opened as the Festival Theatre to mark the Festival of Britain celebrations.
The Festival Theatre in Hyde, Greater Manchester is home to several amateur groups in the area whose combined efforts mean that in one season there can be as many as eleven or twelve productions ranging from drama to musicals, from dance to pantomime.
It is the only live theatre venue in Hyde and in recent years there have been performances of La Cage Aux Folles, The Accrington Pals, Return To The Forbidden Planet, Peter Pan to name but a few.
www.hydefestivaltheatre.org.uk   (237 words)

 Squat Theatre's US Debut at the New Theatre Festival 1977
It was something called "Pig, Child, Fire!" and it was the unquestioned hit of the first day of America's largest alternate theater gathering, the New Theater Festival currently in progress at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
This outfit from Arena Stage presented its piece on institutionalized children Saturday, rousing its audience with furious song, threatening to lose them with equally furious and preachy abstraftions, then hitting the mark with its strongly felt depiction of a case history.
While sessions will continue at the campus, Living Stage and other festival groups will take TNT to the streets of Baltimore this week, and generally the playwrights won't be missed.
squattheatre.com /article21.html   (678 words)

 Muhlenberg College Department of Theatre and Dance | Summer
The Festival Company is made up of professional Equity guest artists, opera singers, Muhlenberg students and alumni, theatre students from other colleges, high school interns, and community members under the direction of skilled professional staff.
The public is invited to contribute to the summer theatre program by including a financial gift with their subscription ticket orders, by giving a direct gift or a corporate matching gift check, and by placing appropriate sponsorship display advertising in the summer theatre programs.
Gifts to the college may be dedicated to any of the academic/cultural programs of the departments of theatre and dance, music, or art as well as to facility support for the Baker Center for the Arts and the Trexler Pavilion for Theatre and Dance.
www.muhlenberg.edu /depts/theatre/summer.htm   (1038 words)

 Robert Lepage - Dublin Theatre Festival -
He was born in Quebec City in 1957 and raised in a bilingual household which he has referred to as “a metaphor for the divided Canada.” After graduating from Quebec's Conservatoire d'art dramatique in 1978, he went on to Paris to complete his training at Alain Knapp's theatre school.
In 1980, he joined the Théâtre Repère, a Quebec City theatre company where, within a few years, he was to make his name as one of the major creative forces of his country.
He has staged theatre productions at many of the world's great theatres including the Dramaten in Stockholm and the Tokyo Globe.
www.dublintheatrefestival.com /artist/Robert_Lepage/95.htm   (492 words)

 American Theatre Works - Dorset Theatre Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The development of new plays for the American theatre is increasingly happening at professional regional theatres.
It is only after production in the regional theatres that a play is "ready" to be put on in New York.
The Dorset Theatre Festival takes this aspect of its mission very seriously, and the Festival has played an important role in many plays' development.
dorsettheatrefestival.com   (290 words)

 Theatre Ontario Festival 2005
Festival 2005 was co-hosted by Theatre Ontario, Belleville Theatre Guild, and the Eastern Ontario Drama League (EODL).
The adjudicator for Festival 2005 was Jane Carnwath.
She has an MFA from York University and was Professor of Acting, Music Theatre Program at Sheridan College for ten years, and Program Director for the Alumnae Theatre in Toronto for several years.
www.theatreontario.org /content/tofestival2005.htm   (706 words)

 Dorset Theatre Festival Conservatory Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Dorset Theatre Festival Conservatory serves as a training program and support staff to our professional company of actors, directors, designers and theatre personnel during their residency with the Dorset Theatre Festival during the summer months.
May "Cons" from previous seasons have returned to The Dorset Theatre Festival as paid actors, performing leads such as "Richard" in THE LION IN WINTER and "Mags" in SKY GIRLS in our main stage productions before going on to receive their Equity Card.
Conservatory membership is limited to 10 to 12 members and is achieved on the basis of an audition and interview with and acceptance bt Conservatory Director Paula Mann.
dorsettheatrefestival.com /html/conservatory.html   (519 words)

 Fair Oaks Theatre Festival - Fair Oaks CA - About Us
The Fair Oaks Theatre Festival was founded in 1983 by a group of local business leaders and people active in community theatre.
The Fair Oaks Theatre Festival became a non-profit public benefit corporation before the second season, electing the late Wendell Frazier as its first president.
Since then, the Festival has become a yearly tradition, responsive to the need for cultural activities in the northeast regional area.
www.fairoakstheatrefestival.com /aboutus.htm   (398 words)

 UM Theatre:Alumni
She then taught theatre to 7th grade in Alexandria, VA (with fellow alum Michelle Kanotz as her department chair) and since then she has been in New York working in corporate sales.
Daniel MacLean Wagner (BA 1979, MA 1982) is Chair and Professor at the Department of Theatre at the University of Maryland.
At UM she was the business manager for University Theatre and organized the trip for the airforce with the Theatre Department to the Azores, Iceland and Bermuda.
www.theatre.umd.edu /Alumni   (10301 words)

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