GPLT Season 1st Half Revealed including Auditions

The First Four Plays in GPLT’s 2020-2021 season have been announced. The second half of the season will be announced 2 pm on September 20 at the GPLT AGM. Due to current Covid restrictions live theatres cannot perform musicals at this time. GPLT ALWAYS does at least one musical. We are hoping we can announce at least one musical at the September AGM.
The four plays are:
1) A Dramatic Comedy about Love of Family = Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan with Johnny Donahoe and directed by Desiree Klause with Assistant Director Karlee Kapler. Performances run Oct 8 to 24. AUDITIONS: July 28 and 29.
2) A Farce = Nana’s Naughty Knickers by Katherine DiSavino and directed by Tina Kennedy. Performances run November 19-December 12. AUDITIONS: August 15 and 16.
3) A Serious Play about Love of Family = The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble by Beth Graham and directed by Agnes Pasko. Performances January 14-30. AUDITIONS: June 28 and 29. A Canadian Play
4) A Serious Play about Teen Issues performed by Teens = Mirror Game by Dennis Foon and directed by Amy Retzlaff with Assistant Director Clay Wyght. Performances run February 25-March 6. AUDITIONS: November 22 and 23. A Canadian Play
Season tickets with a great discount and single tickets for these plays are now available.
To purchase tickets and get audition information call the Box Office at 780 538 1616 or email: box.office@gplt.ca

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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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