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Alex Cherovsky- Antonio

Alex Cherovsky was last seen with The Shakespeare Company as Autloycus in The Winter's Tale, in cooperation with Mount Royal University. In Twelfth Night, he plays Antonio. What excites you most about working on Twelfth Night? I'm really excited just to be working on my first professional show exclusively with...

Brett Dahl- Sebastian

Brett Dahl has performed with our Outreach Program twice, and plays Sebastian, Viola's twin brother, in Twelfth Night.  This past summer, he was Romeo in Shakespeare in the Park's Romeo and Juliet. How has it been having a Shakespeare filled year, what with Romeo and Juliet for Shakespeare in the...

Cam Ascroft- Malvolio

Cam Ascroft plays Malvolio in Twelfth Night.  (The smiling, yellow stocking, cross-gartered fellow.) What excites you most about working on Twelfth Night? Returning to a role I last played 18 years ago, as an older, and possibly wiser, actor. How would you describe your character? Complex. And misunderstood. An outsider. What’s...

Lara Schmitz- Viola

Lara Schmitz is General Manager for The Shakespeare Company and her artistic involvement has included assistant directing The Winter's Tale and playing Brutus in the Julius Caesar outreach show in Fall 2013.  In Twelfth Night, she plays Viola. What excites you most about working on Twelfth Night? The people working on the...

DiVerseCity

The Shakespeare Company is pleased to announce a new initiative: DiVerseCity!  DiVerseCity is a new initiative to create an ensemble of actors of diverse ethnicities to perform Shakespeare in all four quadrants of Calgary. Because Shakespeare’s stories and characters are universal, his text is ideal for showcasing ethnic...

Bard In The Yard 2013

The Shakespeare Company’s Annual Fundraiser Sunday, August 18th, 2013 In the Theatre Calgary Rehearsal Hall (205 8th Avenue SE – in the EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts) Doors open at 1pm, performance at 2pm   Tickets $75 each (Tickets include complimentary food and wine)   Featuring a 40 minute adaptation of ‘Othello’. Starring Samantha...

Bard in the Yard

  Bard in the Yard The Shakespeare Company's Annual Fundraiser Sunday, August 18th, 2013 In the Theatre Calgary Rehearsal Hall (205 8th Avenue SE - in the EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts) Doors open at 1pm, performance at 2pm Tickets $75 each (Tickets include complimentary food and wine) Buy Tickets Featuring a 40 minute...

TSC Received 7 Critter Award Nominations

This week, Calgary’s theatre critics announced their Critter Award Nominations and The Shakespeare Company was honoured to receive 7 nominations overall, with 6 of them for Hamlet and both of our shows nominated for Best Play.  Congratulations to all the nominees!   Best Play Hamlet, The Shakespeare Company Pride and Prejudice,...

Final Five Days of InvestYYC

Along with our mainstage season announcement on May 16, we announced our community outreach show: Julius Caesar!  We are excited to bring this play to schools this fall, especially thanks to all the support from the donors on Investyyc.  While we have exceeded our goal,...