Performing Arts Links
Alumnae Theatre Blog: alumnaetheatre.wordpress.com
Alumnae's up-to-date stories and news.
Alumnae Theatre on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Alumnae Theatre
Promos and info about upcoming shows from Marketing Goddess Tina McCulloch.
Alexander Showcase Theatre: www.alexandershowcasetheatre.com
Alexander Showcase Theatre is a dynamic, not-for-profit company committed to creating the highest quality theatrical productions while supporting and pursuing a mandate to develop aspiring performers and technical crew.
Canadian Actor Online:
CAO is the Canadian entertainment industry's most comprehensive site for online resources for actors and other entertainment industry professionals.
Canadian Theatre Review: www.utpjournals.com/ctr/ctr.html
Canadian Theatre Review is the major magazine of record for Canadian theatre.
Nuit Blanche Toronto:
A free all-night contemporary art thing. 6:52 pm to sunrise.
Scene Changes www.scenechanges.com
Covering the best of the Toronto Entertainment Scene. Updated Weekly.
Previews and Reviews by Jeniva Berger
Solar Stage Children's Theatre:
Solar Stage presents plays for children ages 3 to 10, and their families. Audition notices posted regularly. These are paid roles for non-union performers.
Stage Door on the Net is dedicated to promoting attendance at live professional and quality amateur theatre in Southwestern Ontario and Toronto. To this end, Stage Door provides all such theatres with one central internet location to post their playbills, contacts, and professional reviews of their productions.
Toronto auditions in November each year. Check their site for more details.
Theatre Canada is Canada's online live theatre directory for the performing arts.
Theatre Ontario is a central source of information on training, career opportunities, awards, publications, productions and resources focused on theatre in Ontario.
A directory of theatre related websites and discussion groups.
Theatre Starts Inc. was formed in 2010 to encourage the development of new theatrical works. We offer support for creators of new works as well as opportunities for presentation.
TheaterSeat Backstage Pass:
A great article on some of the many different aspects of theater recommended by performing arts student Meghan.
Toronto Alliance For The Performing Arts (TAPA):
The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts is a professional arts service organization dedicated to advancing the arts in the City of Toronto by promoting and advocating on behalf of local theatre, dance and opera companies and providing services to enhance the artistic, technical and administrative development of its membership.
Toronto Fringe Festival:
Submission Info, Play Listings, etc.
Toronto Irish Players:
Established in 1975, the Toronto Irish Players is a community theatre company with a mandate to perform works from the broad repertoire of Irish theatre.
The Village Players strive to prove that you don't need to go downtown to enjoy great theatre. The Village Players offer a wide range of entertaining plays, from comedies and Shakespearean dramas to modern tales of romance and suspense.
Playwrights Guild Of Canada: www.playwrightsguild.ca
PGC represents over 300 members, distributes more than 1,500 Canadian plays, and publishes up to ten new books annually. Formerly Playwrights Union of Canada.
The Internet Scriptwrighting Workshop: On-line workshops, seminars, and topical Q & A's.
insight for playwrights:
A monthly marketing newsletter for playwrights.
International Center For Women Playwrights:
An indispensible resource for women playwrights.
Plays And Playwrights:
Plays and Playwrights is a Yahoo Group for those interested in the craft of Playwriting. Plays may be analyzed and discussed for their writing, its relation production et cetera. Discussions about the nuts and bolts of playwrighting is also to be found here.
Playwrights On The Web:
Play submission opportunities and links to 100's of playwrights worldwide.
Established in 1975, TheatreBooks has become known across North America as the first choice of theatre professionals.
Write Words - Uk Writers' Community:
Here's a great article on producing your own play.
Arts Related Support & Resources
Canadian Conference Of The Arts:
The Voice of Canadian Arts and Culture. The Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA) is Canada's oldest and largest arts advocacy group and is concerned with all the issues confronting artists and cultural workers.
Dual Audio: www.dualaudioservices.com
Dual Audio is a premier audio firm with two streams. In our first stream, we design and engineer shows and sound systems for any event. In our second stream, we provide low profile, high efficiency, professional audio equipment for rental or purchase.
Internet Theatre Bookshop:
The most comprehensive catalogue of plays in the world. The Internet Bookshop offers virtually every play currently published in the English language arranged by genre.
Ontario Place Hotels:
Ontario Place Hotels offers the best rates on hotels near the Ontario Place and Alumnae Theatre.
SkyDome Hotels offers great rates on over 50 hotels near the SkyDome and Alumnae Theatre.
Telechrome Media Services:
Duncan McAllister of Telechrome shot the photos for Alumnae Theatre's She Stoops to Conquer, New Ideas Festival 2005 and Problem Child/Criminal Genius. Telechrome provides photography and media services for the arts and specializes in headshot portraiture.
Ticking Time Bomb Productions:
A joint venture of Alumnae Webmistress Suzanne Courtney & Alumnae member Valerie Lemieux, Ticking Time Bomb offers a wide range of services including graphic & web design, copywriting & editing, as well as print & video production.
T O TIX: www.totix.ca
Purchase discount tickets online. As well as offering same-day discount tickets, you can now purchase full-price advance tickets for select shows.
WRIB (Women for Recreation, Information and Business): www.wrib.ca
WRIB has a membership of roughly 250 women and organizes theatre events, arts & culture events, restaurant outings, hikes, dances, bowling, euchre etc. for our members. WRIB also has a bookclub where upcoming plays can be read and promoted.
Work In Culture:
Presented by Cultural Careers Council Ontario, this site features an excellent Job Board for people seeking employment in the arts.
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