Category Archives: News Flash

Get In On the Panel

Newcomers in the Performing Arts; A Panel Discussion will be held on Friday, March 10th at 2pm in the Rotary Auditorium at the Charlottetown Library Learning Centre with an important conversation between mediator, Mark Carr-Rollitt (Transform Events & Consulting, DiverseCity) and a panel of local immigrant Performing Arts professionals. There will also be light refreshments and entertainment. Looking forward to seeing you all there as we work to bridge the gap of connection and communication between the performing arts and newcomer communities🎭

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The Sooner the Better

 the lifeline for Canada’s entertainment industry

The Reactivation program deadline is Friday, March 10, 2023! If you work in live performing arts, $2,500 may be available for you. Apply today – the application has been simplified and is easier than ever –

La date limite pour appliquer au Programme de réactivation de l’AFC est le 10 mars prochain ! Si vous travaillez dans le domaine des arts de la scène, vous pourriez recevoir 2500$. Soumettez une demande dès maintenant. Le processus a été simplifie pour le rendre plus accessible –

The Reactivation Program is funded by Canadian Heritage.

Le Programme de réactivation est financé par Patrimoine canadien.

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Thanks for the Submissions

The application for 2023’s Island Fringe Festival is now closed.

We had a record number of submissions this year—we wan to share a huge THANK YOU to all who applied to be part of IFF2023!

Draw took place on Islander Day, February 20 with notifications being posted and sent out shortly after.

The 2023 Island Fringe Festival is scheduled to take place August 2-7. Hope to see you there!

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Working Under the Spire

📣We’re hiring an Office Manager! 💼 If you have administration experience, don’t mind wearing multiple hats, and are passionate about the arts, this is the job for you!

– Part-time (15-20 hours/week)

– $23/hour

– Benefits: 5 days paid sick leave, 2 weeks paid vacation, various tickets for events and concerts through the Festival Season

View the full job posting here:

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Join the Team

A sponsorship opportunity that will promote your business or organization within the Island community! The set of Noises Off is an architectural and engineering marvel to behold. Two stories, eight doors, a window – and the entire set has to be taken apart and rotated during the course of the performance…. twice.

This, along with flying props, mistaken identities, intrigue and action all happen in ACT’s production of Noises Off coming in May of 2023 at the Florence Simmons Performance Hall, Holland College, Charlottetown. 

Want to help put together the set or supply other materials for this dazzling production? Any amount of funding, donated materials, or discounted services are gratefully appreciated. We can provide advertising opportunities and put your company in the spotlight! Support and appreciate local theatre and the arts- complimentary tickets are part of our packages too! 

Contact or 902-620-8289 for more information and to join the team! 

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Get in on the Drama

REMINDER: Deadline to apply is Feb 17th

Call for Proposals for the NTS Atlantic Drama Festival.

The Festival will be held in-person at the Watermark Theatre in North Rustico, PEI in May 2023. (This will be the first in-person Festival since 2019, hurray!)

The NTS Atlantic DramaFest is a non-competitive, three-day high drama festival held at the Watermark Theatre in North Rustico, PEI. This year’s dates are from Friday, May 19th to Sunday, May 21st 2023.

The purpose of the Festival is to provide a showcase for participants to demonstrate their unique theatrical work with a maximum running time of 50 minutes. Performances are adjudicated by experienced theatre professionals and workshops are offered to the students throughout the festival weekend. The Festival is open to students from Grades 9 to 12 from all four Atlantic Provinces.

All school groups will be chosen by submitting a proposal by February 17th, 2023. The cost per participant is $50 for PEI residents and $100 for non-residents of PEI. This includes all meals while at the Festival, travel costs from off the Island of PEI, and accommodations for three nights for off-Island groups at a nearby motel/hotel.

The maximum number of participants from each school, including teachers or chaperones, is 15. All groups must include a student stage manager.

For an application form please contact Artistic Director Robert Tsonos at

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Witches and Valentines

Lovely Witches Club & THE GUILD present

Magical Valentine’s Day Pop-Up

The Lovely Witches Club was created by Patti Larsen and Renée Laprise over thirteen years ago to fill the gap for like-minded people who wanted to create together, dress up and have witchy fun! Over the years they’ve pulled together a variety of events with the common threads of magic, fun, and creativity. Expect the same with the upcoming Lovely Witches Club Magical Valentine’s Day Pop-Up!

In partnership with the Guild at 111 Queen St. in Charlottetown the pop up will happen on Saturday February 11 from 12 to 6pm.

Treats, crafts, tarot/oracle readings, a signature cocktail and some entertainment during the day will make this a truly magical event.

The first 50 customers will get a special treat and there will be a cozy seating area where you will be encouraged to create a Valentine’s card with a message of love to yourself. Colouring sheets for young and old will be available as well.

So come out to the Guild for the Lovely Witches Club Magical Valentine’s Day Pop-up and experience the most creative shopping trip ever!

Our vendors are:

Renee Laprise Arts – The Comic Portal Oracle Deck and other mystical art merchandise

Patti Larsen – Dragon journals and Novels as well as booking 30 minute Cosmic Portal Oracle readings

Blair Carmen Intuitive – Tarot/oracle readings

Papercakes Pretty – Cute heart-centred jewelry

White Witch Cottage – Witchy offerings including trinkets & soaps

Julie Bull – painter and poet will be performing some of they’re poetry during the day

Gobbolino’s Treasures- witch bottles, Valentine’s cards

Succulent Babes – cute succulent sculptures

Elsewhere Herbal – herbal teas and tinctures

Castle Keep Creations – handmade plushies

Adam-Michael James – The Bewitched Continuum

The Love Wizard – will be offering music loops during the day

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