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News from NLT

June 10, 2016

What we have in
this newsletter:


  1. GOOD LORDY! What a season it's been!
  2. Northern Light Theatre’s Season Launch, Weiner Roast, and Volunteer Appreciation Party
  3. Northern Light Theatre’s Summer Performance Camps for Young People
  4. Get Ready Yeg Theatre… BATTLE FOR THE LIMELIGHT: YEAR THREE

GOOD LORDY!
What a season it’s been!

Northern Light Theatre was thrilled to cap off our 40th Anniversary Season with EIGHT NOMINATIONS for Edmonton’s Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards for Excellence in Theatre.  Nominations included:
Three nominations for our world premiere of THE GOOD BRIDE by Rosemary Rowe, starring Arielle Rombough:

Rosemary Rowe (nomination for Outstanding New Work)

Arielle Rombough (nomination for Outstanding Actress)

Sydney Gross (nomination for Outstanding Set Design)

The Good Bride

The Good Bride

(actor Arielle Rombough on stage during The Good Bride)

The Good Bride

(designer Sydney Gross)

The Good Bride

The Good Bride

(playwright Rosemary Rowe)


Five nominations for our co-production with the Good Women Dance Collective of the Canadian Premiere of WISH:

Ainsley Hillyard (nomination for Outstanding Actress)

Christopher Schulz (nomination for Outstanding Actor)

Trevor Schmidt (nomination for Outstanding Direction)

Wish (nomination for Outstanding Production of a Play)

Adam Tsyuoshi Turnbull (nomination
for Outstanding Lighting Design)

Wish

Wish

(actor Ainsley Hillyard in rehearsal for WISH)

Wish

(actors Christopher Schulz and Ainsley Hillyard in performance for WISH)

Wish

(lighting designer Adam Tsyuoshi Turnbull)

Wish

Wish

(director Trevor Schmidt)

Wish


Northern Light Theatre was also overjoyed to find out that our production of “Flora & Fawna’s Field Trip! (with Fleurette)”  won BEST TOURING SHOW at Calgary’s Critics Award ceremony (or Critters)!

Flora & Fawna’s Field Trip! (with Fleurette)

Flora & Fawna’s Field Trip! (with Fleurette)

Flora & Fawna’s Field Trip! (with Fleurette)

Flora & Fawna’s Field Trip! (with Fleurette)


As well, huge congratulations are in order for our Artistic Director Trevor Schmidt.  His work on Klondykes (which received its world premiere at Theatre Network this season) garnered the production five Sterling nominations including:

Timothy Ryan Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical

Outstanding New Work - Klondykes by Darrin Hagen and Trevor Schmidt (Theatre Network/Guys in Disguise)

Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design- Trevor Schmidt, Klondykes (Theatre Network/Guys in Disguise)

Outstanding Score of a Play or Musical- Darrin Hagen, Klondykes (Theatre Network/Guys in Disguise)

Outstanding Musical Direction- Darrin Hagen, Klondykes (Theatre Network/Guys in Disguise)

Klondykes

(Rebecca Merkley, Mackenzie Reurink and Amanda Neufeld in Klondykes at Theatre Network)

Wish Special Events

Northern Light Theatre’s Season Launch, Weiner Roast, and Volunteer Appreciation Party

Monday, June 20, 2016
NLT Offices (and balcony patio) #203, 10816A 82 Avenue
3:30 pm- 7:00 pm
Season Launch Announcement at 5:30 pm

Northern Light Theatre invites our volunteers, sponsors, season ticket holders and friends to come join us for a barbeque and be the first hear what we are up to in 2016-2017 for our 41th season!

Northern Light Theatre’s Summer Performance Camps for Young People

Northern Light Theatre is delighted to announce:

Summer Performance Camps for Young People

We still have spots available for both of our Summer Performance Camps!  Theatre Artist Maralyn Ryan leads young actors through play creation, theatre games, character arcs, music, dance and much more!  Spots available for ages 5-17!

Visit us online at www.northernlighttheatre.com or call the office at (780) 471-1586.

Get Ready Yeg Theatre…
BATTLE FOR THE LIMELIGHT:  YEAR THREE

BATTLE FOR THE LIMELIGHT

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Now with LESS walking and MORE challenges…

Sign up, make a team, collect pledges, volunteer and donate… all online at www.northernlighttheatre.com

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