GPLT Volunteer Awards and Bursaries Deadlines and Forms

June 30 is the deadline for GPLT Volunteer Award nominations
Nominate a deserving GPLT Volunteer for one of our three awards. Download the nomination form with a full description of the award criteria at;
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Submit nominations in confidence to manager@gplt.ca or drop off nominations at the GPLT Box Office. The successful award recipients are chosen by the GPLT Board. All nominations are kept confidential.
Awards will be presented at the GPLT AGM on September 6, 2020 at 2 pm.
The awards are:
THE JENNIE TETREAU AWARD for consistent long-term contribution.
THE SHORT BUT SWEET AWARD for consistent short term contribution by a person age 18 or over.
THE RISING STAR AWARD for consistent short term contribution by a person less than 18 years of age.
June 20 is the deadline to apply for these GPLT Bursaries.
The $1000 Sukumar Nayar Bursary awarded to a deserving Student enrolled in a post secondary theatre related program
Two Theatre Alberta Workshop or Course Bursaries of $600 each to two Adults who want to travel out of our region to take a short course or workshop in a live theatre related subject.
Download the criteria and application form at:57th season bursaries

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2020-2021 Play Season is Ready to Go! Announcement in late June!

Grande Prairie Live Theatre is ready to announce our most ambitious season ever! The 58th Season will be filled with unique award winning musicals, dramas and comedies. Be prepared to do a HAPPY DANCE of JOY! Shortly after the Province announces their reopening strategy, GPLT will come ALIVE with our 2020-21 Season news! The exact date of the Season Reveal is expected to be sometime in late June.

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Online Fun for ages 7-17 GPLT Rising Stars

Got BORED CHILDREN? The Grande Prairie Live Theatre youth program instructors have something special for you and your kids. Theatre workshops using Zoom, ranging in content, suitable for age groups between 7-17!
For 12 and up – Got a child who is forever coming up with their own plays? Rising Writers is for them! Starting May 19th and running every Tuesday for three weeks, this workshop is a FUN introduction into playwriting, ending with each student writing their own 10 Minute Play! $130.
For 7 and up – How about creating goofy puppets? Plenty o’ Puppets allows students the opportunity to create their own simple and fun puppets each week. This workshop renews weekly, meaning that you can join and create new puppets each time! GPLT provides all the special puppet-making materials. $40 for one session or all three for $100.
For 14 and up – Looking for a more advanced approach to theatre? Performance Principles readies performers with the knowledge of how to build characters and action onstage and creates skills that help ready them for our Performance I program. Performance Principles runs for three weeks on Thursdays starting May 21st. $130.
Do you have a child who’s been wanting to dip their toes into theatre? Then our Play Mania sessions are perfect! Play Mania is all fun using GPLT Rising Stars’ favorite theatre games to introduce students to the live theatre creative process. This workshop is by donation that fits within your budget. There are three games sessions running each Friday, starting May 22nd.
The registration deadlines for each workshop is two business days before the starting date. For Rising Writers , Plenty o’ Puppets , and Performance Principles , we will have curbside pick up available to pick up all of the supplied materials at the Grande Prairie Live Theatre one business day before the workshops begin.
Each registrant gets 1 camp T-Shirt for signing up along with the required materials for the workshop. We hope to see lots of new and old faces attend! Register by going to GPLT Rising Stars on Facebook or emailing gpltrisingstar@gmail.com

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