Cappies Professional Theatre and Writing Conference Oct. 20
Here are important details about CGE Cappies first ever Professional Theatre and Writing Conference for students and teachers of Cappies schools. Sponsored and organized by Cappies, the conference offers students access to local artists with recognized expertise in aspects of theatre and writing.
PLEASE SHARE the following information with all students at your school who may be interested or could benefit from this extraordinary opportunity.
WHO: The conference is available to all students at Cappies schools (Cappies critics as well as members of your production cast and crew). Registration will be limited, so register soon to avoid disappointment.
WHAT: A full day of workshops (see list below) conducted by local professionals in theatre and writing. Cost is $25 per student for the entire day and includes lunch and snacks. Sorry, no refunds will be available.
WHEN: Conference takes place Saturday, Oct. 20. The DEADLINE TO REGISTER is Wednesday, October 10th.
WHERE: The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at St. Joseph High School, 10830 109th St., Edmonton, AB T5H3C1.
WHY: The event is designed to educate and share ideas from professional resources.
HOW TO REGISTER: Below is an evite link that will allow each student to register and select their top three choices for workshops, along with information on how to pay for the conference.
Here is the link: https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fevite.me%2Fq9Y7bzgtn6&data=02%7C01%7Cchris.standring%40cappies.org%7Cfb09a77d209344bb61fb08d624066a95%7C2d6fc33f6d274ecaa08824dcf8a51e77%7C0%7C0%7C636736007328718160&sdata=JnLftmGSHvDWt02bHGt20Dcv17ER4E5N%2FyRhHHw1x7g%3D&reserved=0
To register, click on the link or paste it into your browser. Participants will be prompted to go to a Google doc to fill out their information and select their top three choices for sessions. Payment is by e-transfer.
Schools are encouraged to send a minimum of 10 students so they can split up and try the different workshops. The workshops were selected from a survey sent out to schools last year. The following workshops were identified as the most in demand:
Writing for Theatre Reviews
As a bonus there will be a session for everyone, offered by Barb Mah, of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, on grants that are available to high school grads.
This is a wonderful opportunity for all students interested in writing and theatre, but especially those considering a path within the theatre community. We hope that you are just as excited about this as we are.
Please direct any questions to Conference Coordinator, Ashley Clark: firstname.lastname@example.org
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