The show went on in Oak Valley despite heavy clouds and a brief drizzle of rain during the first of two weekends for the annual Passion Play. The play, which follows the biblical story of Jesus from the manger to resurrection, is in its 17th year.“I know that our actors see this [as] more than an acting experience,” Belita Jorge Sanders, who has sa
Morden isn’t known for mining, but the search for a “diamond in the rough” will be on full tilt June 3-4 at the Kenmor Theatre.
When EMMS musical director Heather Clyde went looking for a script for the biannual musical this year, she went for something familiar, popular, and with a moral she says is stunningly relevant to actors in the age category.In the end, she went for Shrek Jr.“It is a great musical for Grade 7 and 8 students,” she said. “The message of the musical is
Every one of the seats in the P.W. Enns Centennial Concert Hall was occupied as this year’s crop of Danceworks students leapt, jived, spun and pirouetted across the stage. A total of 375 students from 43 classes made up the program for the spring recital May 14-15.Jazz, ballet, contemporary, Celtic, hip hop and street dance were among the genres to
Costumes, school bands and music from a wide range of genres were on display April 24 as the Pembina Valley Music Festival wrapped up its three-week schedule.One of the longest running music festivals in the region, the annual event marked its 81st year with a final Highlights showcase in Manitou, featuring the stand-out performances in piano, spee
For some of the smallest artists to face the adjudicator during this year’s Morden Festival of Arts, it was the first time on any stage. For other, returning acts, it was routine. And for yet others, they were but the latest generation of their family to perform in the festival’s 41 year history. From about 545 performances over two months of this
Originally a Dutch language diary kept by Anne Frank, her story of her two years spent hiding with her family during Nazi occupation of the Netherlands has become well known in many languages. In 1955, her diary inspired the 1955 play, The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. “The play that we’re doing was written by two Ame
The birds are chirping and the colours of the season are beginning to show.