From Theatre Ontario
- We are excited to welcome Tamara Kebuladze (Education Coordinator) and Yulimar Manzano (Stakeholder Coordinator) who joined our staff this past month, and Emily Acton who is returning for the summer (Education Assistant.)
- Our Double Your Donation campaign wraps up on June 30—support our Summer Theatre Intensive Youth Scholarship with your donation.
- Beginning today (Friday, June 30th), and continuing through to Friday, August 31st, the Theatre Ontario office will be closed at 1pm on Fridays. On Mondays to Thursdays, we will be open for our usual office hours of 9am to 5pm.
- Profiles from Ontario Summer Theatre (OST) 2018—“Highlands Highlights!" of Highlands Summer Festival season in Haliburton, Globus Theatre in Bobcaygeon “Brings You Five Fabulous Favourites”, “Don’t Take Our Word For It…” from the Orillia Opera House, and Driftwood Theatre’s “Summer Theatre All Over Ontario (under the stars, in places you love.)”
Behind the Scenes at Ontario’s Theatres
- Cahoots Theatre in Toronto announced their 18/19 season.
- Our next Ontario Fringe Festival destination is the Toronto Fringe, opening July 4.
- Ontarians for the Arts sent letters to Premier-designate Doug Ford, the new Leader of the Official Opposition Andrea Horwath, and Outgoing Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party Kathleen Wynne. “We look forward to working with the new government, and the new official opposition, while thanking the outgoing government for their support.”
- ... to Sarah Conn of Ottawa, who was awarded the 2018 Pauline McGibbon Award for directing.
- ... to Bob White of the Stratford Festival who received the G.E. Lessing Award for Career Achievement from the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas.
- ... to David Fox of Toronto, who was received the Silver Ticket Award from the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) for career excellence while nurturing the development of Canadian theatre.
- ... and to all of the recipients of the Dora Mavor Moore Awards presented by TAPA.
In Case You Missed It
- Catch up with the Theatre Ontario Annual Report for FY2017, presented at our Annual General Meeting.
- Stories from our Professional Theatre Training Program feature training in artistic producing, dramaturgy, directing and producing.
- Congratulations to our Summer Theatre Intensive Scholarship Recipients for 2018.
- ONstage Openings this week in Haliburton, Perth, Grand Bend, Blyth, and St. Catharines.
- Browsing Our Bulletin Board, including summer courses, grant deadlines, calls for nomination, and more.