Casting call for Indigenous actors on Vancouver Island

CASTING CALL FOR INDIGENOUS ACTORS FROM CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND Western Edge Theatre seeks Indigenous actors from the central Vancouver Island area for its production of “Trying to Keep Up” by Castor Angus, to be produced at the New Waves Festival in Nanaimo in Feb. 2022. Director Tsatassaya White and Festival Director Daniel Puglas will hold […]

Swipe Right! Digital Theatre Initiative

Theatres around the world have reached online during the pandemic, to stay connected with their audiences. Now Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre takes that a step further, with the Swipe Right! Digital Theatre Festival, starting Oct. 1st. The Festival features projects created for Western Edge’s digital theatre initiative, as chosen by artistic associates Brianna Hamilton and […]

“All Together Now! ~ The Mid-Island Edition”

Thinking globally, acting (and singing and dancing) locally! Western Edge Theatre is one of seven central Vancouver Island performing arts organizations about to participate in an extraordinary global event. Music Theatre International’s All Together Now! features thousands of theatre companies from around the world, all performing numbers from the MTI catalogue of musical theatre songs […]

The 2021 New Waves Festival ~ Online!

  Production teams for the New Waves Festival – Online!     There is no charge to watch, but donations to help sustain Western Edge during the pandemic will be welcome (and may also be made in advance at https://westernedge.org/donate).     Production teams for the New Waves Festival – Online! Production teams for the […]

Auditions

Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre is calling for video auditions by actors on central Vancouver Island for its upcoming New Waves Festival, featuring safely-conducted staged readings of new plays by area playwrights. Video submissions should consist of a monologue or other spoken piece (prepared or read) under two minutes in length, and begin with a short […]

Reconnect with Theatre Connection

RECIPIENTS OF THEATRE CONNECTION NOTICES A message from Diane LeBlanc For the past 14+ years I have – happily and voluntarily – offered a FREE email service (THEATRE CONNECTION) which allows COMMUNITY theatre organizations to publicize their events which they send to Theatre Connection (Diane LeBlanc). Theatre Connection then forwards these messages to all recipients […]

2020 Online AGM

WESTERN EDGE THEATRE ONLINE AGM Oct. 16, 17, 18, 2020 The 2020 Annual General Meeting of the W.E. Theatre Society (that’s our legal name) will be held online from Fri., Oct. 16th through Sun., Oct. 18th — and we want you to participate! It’s a great way to be actively involved with Western Edge and […]

WESTERN EDGE THEATRE ONLINE AGM Oct. 16, 17, 18, 2020 The Annual General Meeting of the W.E. Theatre Society (that’s our legal name) will be held online from Fri., Oct. 16th through Sun., Oct. 18th — and we want you to participate! It’s a great way to be actively involved with Western Edge and take […]