Recently, two graduates from the Theatre Studies Program have enjoyed some great success. Justin Shaw (Class of 2014) has recently been named Artistic Director of Theatre: Just Because in Fort MacMurray. Devin McKinnon (Class of 2012) has just joined the Birmingham Conservatory at The Stratford Festival of Canada. Theatre Studies and Vagabond Productions sends out hearty congratulations to both Justin and Devin for their recent successes. Well done: you prove what can be done.
The campus is just getting back to like, so check back to find out about upcoming on-campus Theatre activities.
Theatre Group Looking for People to Tell Their Stories
Have you ever felt not _____________ enough? Have people ever tried telling you who you are or who you’re not? Point Blank Performances has teamed up with Erin Mazor to create a collaborative theatre piece featuring society’s misfits. At this stage in the process we are looking for people’s stories about their experiences being not__________enough. ie: not catholic enough, not funny enough, not gay enough, etc.
If you are a writer, performer or human being and would like to share your story with us, email your bio, resume and what you’ve felt ‘ not ____________ enough’ (in writing or video format) to email@example.com. We are looking for diversity and honesty. We want to hear YOUR stories by October 8th.
Feel you can’t write? Have an idea but can’t find the words? Send us your idea and we can help you create it into the masterpiece you want it to be!
*all written applications must be in pdf format
We appreciate any and all submissions, however, only successful applicants will be contacted .
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How to Get Involved
The Theatre Studies Program
If you are interested in learning more about the The Program, beyond what is listed in UPEI’s calendar, contact Dr. Greg Doran. He will be happy to help.
The Theatre Society is the student-run extracurricular Theatre group on campus. If you are interested in being involved with the Theatre Society, simply drop an email to Theatre Society. In that way, you can get on the list and learn about all of the activities of the Society, including productions, movie nights, social activities, and improv games and championships.