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ACWB AiR – Directing Script to Stage with Michelle Thorne

UPDATE: All spaces have now been filled, but residents of Wood Buffalo can still visit the Eventbrite page and sign up for the wait list. Thank you to everyone who registered.


Arts Council Wood Buffalo’s Artist in Residency & Mentorship Program, presented in partnership with Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre, through eight group sessions with Michelle Thorne. Participants will be provided with in-group, and one-on-one opportunities for participants to learn the “ins and outs” of creating theatre from a theatre directorial point of view.


Workshops will include such elements as script analysis, design concepts and collaborations, stage management, auditions, casting, marketing and publicity and will culminate in their own Director’s Proposal by the end of the workshop series.


This workshop series will have a minimum required enrollment of four people, up to a maximum of 12, ages 16 and older.


Program updates: Workshops will be offered in an online platform to support social distancing and those that are quarantined or self-isolating. ACWB will be contacting registrants with details.


Registration is now FREE: In an effort to keep Arts Council (ACWB) programming accessible, the ACWB team has decided to make registration for this program free for Wood Buffalo residents.  A fee will still be charged for those outside of the region.


Format: Online Platform – Zoom


Workshop dates: March 22 to April 13, 2020 (Sundays and Mondays only)


Workshop times: Sundays: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  & Mondays: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.


NOTE: Minor schedule updates have been made since the original event posting. See schedule below for more details. (Updated March 24, 2020)