The Shakespeare Company

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...

The Winter’s Tale in the Media

With The Winter's Tale opening tonight, here is some insight into the show: Bittersweet tale plays out at Mount Royal Stephen Hunt, Calgary Herald Tale of the Tape: The Winter's Tale vs. The Huron Bride Jon Roe, Swerve Shakespeare Company and Mount Royal team up for The Winter's Tale Kathleen Renne,...

New Internships Available!

We are very pleased to announce that we have three new internship opportunities available through the Serving Communities Internship Program. Learn more about the internships and how to apply at the links below:   Special Events Intern Storage Space Coordinator Publicity Intern   ...

Afternoon Matinee Performances of The Winter’s Tale

We still have room for groups to book seats in our afternoon matinee performances of The Winter's Tale, being presented in conjunction with the Mount Royal University Theatre Department. Our available dates are: Friday, February 7 at 1:00pm  Friday, February 14 at 1:00pm Cost: Tickets start at...

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar November 5-15, 2013 Shakespeare’s dynamic political thriller, Julius Caesar, exposes the life and death struggle for power in Rome.  Caesar’s swelling ambition threatens the state, setting in motion one of the most famous political murder conspiracies in history. As part of our Outreach Program, The Shakespeare...

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...