Globe Theatre News

Apr
27
Since announcing our 50th anniversary season in February, there have been some surprising and wonderful new developments around our building project.  We are in the process of preparing some major applications for capital funding and it looks as if the refurbishment of the Prince Edward Building could begin in the summer of 2017 (fingers crossed…).  Artistic Director and CEO Ruth Smillie has decided to step away from directing The Hound of the Baskervilles in January of 2016 so that she can...

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Apr
23
Alexandria Hartshorn has a background in folk dance, and works as an actor, creator,choreographer and movement coach. Alexandria is one of three who are playing the night in A Date with the Night on until Saturday in our Shumiatcher Sandbox series. This is a must see production so don't miss your chance!! Q: What is your idea of a perfect date night? A: Something spontaneous that starts off as not a date but turns into a date without either of you knowing it, like driving to a small...

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Apr
20
Daniel Maslany is the sound, music, projection designer and co-creator of A Date with the Night. Don't miss seeing this amazing production. Only four days left!! April 22-25th. Q:What is your idea of a perfect date night? A: Any date with Lucy Hill is a good one. It's extra-super-amazing if there is delicious food involved. Our favorite spot is La Bodega. Q: What is your favorite thing about Regina? A: I love the arts community here. I've had many incredible mentors from Regina. Q:...

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Apr
16
Lucy Hill is an actor, improviser and theatre creator who currently splits her time between Regina and Toronto. Lucy is not only a graduate of the Globe Theatre’s Actor Training Conservatory Program she also has over 10 years of improv experience and has performed all over Canada. Q: What is your idea of a perfect date night? A: Any date with Daniel Maslany is a good one. It's extra-super-amazing if there is delicious food involved. Our favorite spot is La Bodega. Q: What is your...

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Apr
15
Eric Rose is an award winning director, creator, playwright, dramaturg, educator and Artistic Director of Calgary's acclaimed Ghost River Theatre. He has also received the 2012 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award for his body of work as a theatrical innovator. Q: What is your idea of a perfect date night? A: An all night babysitter for the kids. My wife well rested. Dinner for two at a fine local restaurant...House made cocktails followed with a shared plate of...

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Apr
14
Alana Freistadt is the apprentice Stage Manager for Gunmetal Blues. This is her Debut at Globe Theatre. We love having her here. Q: What is your favorite mystery? A: My favorite Mysteries are any ones when people mysteriously disappear without a trace. I'm always curious wheter it's paranormal, or someone is just really good at hiding. Q: What is your favorite thing about Regina? A: I love Stella and Sway and am obsessed with every piece of clothing I see there! Q: If you had a...

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Apr
14
Jeff Dedekker of Regina's Leader-Post joined us for the opening of Gunmetal Blues. Find out what he thought by clicking on the following link: http://www.leaderpost.com/entertainment/Review+Nostalgia+comes+life+Gunmetal+Blues+Video/10962764/story.html

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Apr
14
In the monochromatic and sterilized world around her, Elizabeth is an outsider. She is becoming more and more withdrawn, seeking refuge in her quiet bedroom. Late one night, a dark figure visits Elizabeth and offers her a chance to create the world she wants in her own dreams. She takes it. A Date with the Night premieres as part of Globe Theatre’s Shumiatcher Sandbox Series.  Globe Theatre Conservatory graduates Lucy Hill and Daniel Maslany created the show with award-winning director Eric...

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Apr
13
Steven Greenfield is a graduate of the Theatre Arts program at Grant MacEwan College. Born and raised in Calgary, he has been based out of Vancouver since 2006. Gunmetal Blues is Steven's debut at Globe Theatre. Q: What is your favorite mystery? A: As a kid, I loved the Encyclopedia Brown and Three Investigators series. My favorite mystery movie (and board game!) is the very silly Clue. Q: What is your favorite thing about Regina? A: I haven't had much time to explore yet, but so...

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Apr
10
Cailin Stadnyk is an actress, singer, dancer and motion capture performer. She grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan and started performing at a young age, immersing herself in dancing, acting and classical voice. She went on to attend Grant MacEwan College's Theatre Arts program in Edmonton, Alberta. Q: What is your favorite mystery? A: I will admit I have a guilty pleasure in terms of real-life murder mystery shows. I LOVE to watch things like 20/20 and Dateline and I really enjoy reading...

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Apr
9
Kevin Aichele was born and raised in Saskatchewan and has been performing professionally with Theatres across Canada for the past 15 years. This is his second play here at Globe, his first being The Last Resort in fall 2013. Kevin is playing Detective Sam Galahad in Gunmetal Blues.   Q: What is your favorite Mystery? A: What happens when we die. Q: What is your favorite thing about Regina? A: Globe Theatre. Q: If you had a superpower, what would you want it to be? A: To be able...

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Apr
8
MAX REIMER is originally from Vancouver and has acted, choreographed and directed at most major regional theatres in Canada: Victoria, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, London, Hamilton, Mississauga, Ottawa and Charlottetown. Max is directing Gunmetal Blues which is on our main stage from April 8th to the 26th. Max was kind enough to answer a few questions for us. Q: What is your favorite Mystery? A: Gunmetal Blues. Even after over 50 run throughs and readings (this is the...

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Apr
7
Born in Nova Scotia, Bonnie Deakin is a Canadian Theatre Designer (ADC) with a career that spans three decades. We caught up with her while she was working on Gunmetal Blues and asked her a few questions. Q: What is your favorite mystery? A; My favorite mystery novel is "Rebecca" by Daphne Du Maurier. I read the book and I started reading it again immediately after I finished the last page. Q; What is your favorite thing about Regina? A: One of my favorite things in Regina is...

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Apr
6
The Leader post interviews director Max Reimer. Click here to read full article.  

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Apr
1
Our Box Office will be closed Friday, April 3 for Good Friday.  Please visit our online Box Office for tickets.

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Mar
19
Are you pursuing a career in the theatre?  Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned veteran, we invite you to submit for the General Auditions for our 2015-2016 season.  Artistic Director Ruth Smillie and Artistic Associate Andrew North will be holding auditions in Regina on Monday, April 20th and Tuesday, April 21st.  Actors are invited to apply for an audition time by sending an electronic copy of their resumé and headshot to auditions@globetheatrelive.com (please...

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Mar
11
Our 2015/2016 season line up has been announced!   Jeff DeDekker of Regina's Leader Post shares all the details here. 

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Mar
10
Lisa Russell is the Stage Manager for The Drowning Girls playing on the Main Stage until March 22nd.   Globe:  Which of the three main characters in The Drowning Girls do you think is most like you and why? Lisa:  Alice – Because she doesn’t like to be told what to do.   Globe:  What is the most challenging aspect of the production for you? Lisa:  Water, water and more water.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Lisa:  The artists and staff who gather together to...

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Mar
9
Rachel Peake is the Assistant Director for The Drowning Girls which runs until March 22nd on the Main Stage.   Globe:  Which of the three main characters in The Drowning Girls do you think is most like you and why? Rachel:  This question is like the Edwardian version of "Which Sex in the City Character Are You?"! I would say I'm mostly Alice, the spunky feminist, but Bessie's romanticism creeps in sometimes.    Globe:  What is the most challenging aspect of the production for...

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Mar
6
Kaitlyn Semple is the Movement Coach for The Drowning Girls playing from March 4th to 22nd on the Main Stage.   Globe:  Which of the three main characters in The Drowning Girls do you think is most like you and why? Kaitlyn:  I'm probably most like Margaret.  I'm a worry-wort, perfectionist, and shy by nature.  But I always push myself to dream bigger and be braver, and be more of a Bessie.  And then of course there's a bit of Alice in me as well.  That rebellious side that pushes me to...

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Mar
5
The Leader Post's Jeff DeDekker interviewed the cast of The Drowning Girls.  Check out his article here.  

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Mar
5
Kelli Fox is the director for The Drowning Girls which plays on the Main Stage from March 4th to 22nd.   Globe:  Which of the three main characters in The Drowning Girls do you think is most like you and why? Kelli:  I would say, Alice, for sure. The tendency to leap without looking, the naive confidence that just doesn't actually anticipate risk, or properly take the time to assess it before plunging in, is something I definitely recognize in myself.   Globe:  What is the most...

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Mar
4
Judy Wensel plays Margaret in The Drowning Girls, which runs on the Main Stage from March 4th to 22nd.   Globe:  Which of the three main characters in The Drowning Girls do you think is most like you and why? Judy:  Oh, Bessie. Hands down. All I want to do all day, every day is think about, then talk about romantic things.   Globe:  What is the most challenging aspect of the production for you? Judy:  Navigating the use of REAL water has been equal parts challenging and exciting. I...

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Mar
3
Jenna-Lee Hyde portrays Bessie in The Drowning Girls which runs from March 4th to 22nd on the Main Stage.   Globe:  Which of the three main characters in The Drowning Girls do you think is most like you and why? Jenna-Lee:  There are bits and pieces of each of these women that I can see in myself on any given day. Bessie's idealism and sentimental nature, Alice's disenchantment with the rules, and Margaret's wariness and dry sense of humour are ones I connect with the most.   Although,...

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Mar
2
Jonelle Gunderson plays Alice in The Drowning Girls, appearing on the Main Stage from March 4th to 22nd.   Globe:  Which of the three main characters in The Drowning Girls do you think is most like you and why? Jonelle:  One of the (many) reasons this show is so awesome, is that I recognize something in each of the three women. Bessie's romanticism.  Margaret's cautiousness. But also, TOTALLY and completely Alice. She likes a laugh and a challenge. I think she considers herself quite...

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