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Jubilee 60th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate our 60th Anniversary with us!
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
September 24th from noon to 5:00pm

Spend the afternoon touring, painting and exploring all the Jubilee has to offer!
All workshops and activities are free.
Parking at the Jubilee Auditorium is complementary on September 24

REGISTRATION FOR ALL WORKSHOPS AND GUIDED TOURS ARE LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

GUIDED BACKSTAGE TOURS - Preregistration is recommended.

Get a history lesson of the Jubilee Auditoria as you tour the backstage hallways, dressing rooms, under stage, conductor’s suite and visit our Resident Company, the Alberta Ballet, in the barre room. The Auditoria has 60 years of history of artists telling stories from around the world.

LIGHTING, STAGE AND AUDIO
Have questions about lighting, sound or the stage at the Jubilee Auditorium? This is your chance to get some answers and perhaps some hands on learning with our Technicians!

Join us in the theatre anytime between: 12:00pm – 2:00pm and 2:30pm – 4:00pm

LIGHTING
Get a hands on learning experience with our Lighting Technician, Brennan. Focus a light, change the gels and make a gobo!

STAGE
Talk to our Stage Carpenter, Richard, about how we fly set pieces in and out, special effects and how a show takes shape.

AUDIO
Stop by our audio booth and learn how a show is mixed, what mics are used and how many speakers are in the Auditorium! You can also check out our visual demonstration of sound on the loading dock.

OTHER ACTIVITIES
Show tunes in the Main Lobby with Cool Choir
Jubilee Archives in the Alcove Gallery


WORKSHOPS - Registration is required for all workshops

VERONICA FUNK, Visual Artist
All supplies will be provided.
Class Size: 30 People
Session Times: 12:00pm – 2:00pm, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Create your own masterpiece! Spend two hours on our first balcony lobby over looking the City of Calgary and the Rocky Mountains with one of Canada’s top Visual Artists, Veronica Funk. Veronica will take you through a guided paint workshop exploring painting techniques and tools. You will walk away with a completed painting you can be proud of!
*This class is suitable for ages 8 and up. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult


NICOLA ELSON, Physical Theatre & Shadow and Light Artist
Class size: 20 people per session
Session Times: 12:00pm – 12:50pm, 1:00pm – 1:50pm, 3:00pm – 3:50pm

Spend time creating and telling stories through shapes, music, light and shadow with Calgary Artist, Nicola Elson! Nicola is a Calgary based Artist in Residence, actor, creator, stilt walker and educator. She teaches, “Theatre for Young Audiences” and “Intro to Acting” at the University of Calgary. Nicola has created theatre with children in over 100 schools and has worked with TYA Companies such Evergreen and Trickster Theatre.
*This class is suitable for ages 6 and up. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.


LAURA ANDERSON, Makeup Artist
Class Size: 20 people per session
Session Times: 12:30pm – 2:00pm (Theatrical Makeup) 3:00 – 4:30pm (Gore Makeup)

Join Laura for a hands on makeup workshop. Learn how to create dramatic techniques for stage like old age, opera style, or learn how to look like a zombie with a few gore techniques. Laura is a multi-discipline artist and designer from Calgary, Alberta where she works in props, scenic paint, and wardrobe design/breakdown for stage and screen. She has been working professionally in Canada since 2009 when she received her BFA in Drama. Her work has been seen on multiple stages from coast to coast with much of the focus in her home city.
*This class is suitable for ages 7 and up. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult

CLICK ON A LINK TO REGISTER

GUIDED BACKSTAGE TOURS

VERONICA FUNK ~ PAINTING WORKSHOP

NICOLA ELSON ~ PERFORMANCE THEATRE

LAURA ANDERSON ~ MAKEUP WORKSHOP