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Vicki Trask

Vicki Trask

Vicki Trask is a Calgary-based writer and performer who has been a part of the theatre community since 2011. Previously, she wrote for OnStage Blog and is now incredibly excited to share her love of performing arts with BroadwayWorld readers.




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BWW Feature: THEATRE FROM A DISTANCE with THEATRE CALGARY PhotoBWW Feature: THEATRE FROM A DISTANCE with THEATRE CALGARY
Posted: May. 7, 2021


Alberta Theatre Projects Appoints Local Artist as Interim Director PhotoAlberta Theatre Projects Appoints Local Artist as Interim Director
Posted: Feb. 22, 2021


BWW Feature: THEATRE FROM A DISTANCE with STORYBOOK THEATRE PhotoBWW Feature: THEATRE FROM A DISTANCE with STORYBOOK THEATRE
Posted: Apr. 30, 2021


Theatre Calgary Highlights LGBTQ2S+ Writers in New Works Festival PhotoTheatre Calgary Highlights LGBTQ2S+ Writers in New Works Festival
Posted: Feb. 22, 2021


Alberta's Distinguished Artist Award Recipients Announced PhotoAlberta's Distinguished Artist Award Recipients Announced
Posted: Jun. 22, 2021


Alberta Theatre Projects Presents Seven New Plays PhotoAlberta Theatre Projects Presents Seven New Plays
Posted: Mar. 16, 2021


Broadway To Return To Calgary In 2022 PhotoBroadway To Return To Calgary In 2022
Posted: Jun. 22, 2021


BWW Review: Shakespeare Takes His Show On the Road at Theatre Calgary
August 10, 2021

This year, instead of performing in one location, Theatre Calgary is taking their show across the city with the aptly named: 'Shakespeare on the Go'. Throughout the month of August, a rotating cast of three actors are set to perform in various locations, including The Public Library, Heritage Park, and Lougheed House.

Broadway To Return To Calgary In 2022
June 22, 2021

Broadway Across Canada has announced that Broadway performances are scheduled to recommence at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in January 2022 featuring ANASTASIA. Also slated for the upcoming season are HAMILTON and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. COME FROM AWAY is available as season option.

Alberta's Distinguished Artist Award Recipients Announced
June 22, 2021

The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation is pleased to announce that artist Faye HeavyShield (Blood Reserve, Kainaiwa Nation, AB), writer and filmmaker Cheryl Foggo (Calgary, AB), and dance choreographer Vicki Adams Willis (Calgary, AB), have been selected to receive the 2021 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Award.

BWW Feature: THEATRE FROM A DISTANCE With ALBERTA THEATRE PROJECTS
May 28, 2021

Alberta Theatre Projects, celebrating 49 years this coming season, is airing the seventh and final reading of their 2021 Playwrights Projects on Friday May 28th 2021 over Zoom. The company is known for original plays and adaptations of Canadian works, pulling from artists all over the country. I sat down with Interim Executive Director (formerly General Manager) Kyle Russell to talk about how the company has navigated the leap to digital media.

BWW Feature: THEATRE FROM A DISTANCE with SIDENOTE THEATRE
May 14, 2021

Stefanie Barnfather is the Artistic Director and Co-Creator of SideNote Theatre, a company comparatively still in its infancy but quickly garnering attention. She is a creator and educator based in Calgary with a strong passion for empowering emerging artists. Since opening their doors in October 2019, SideNotes’s mandate is centered around creating, workshopping and producing original plays and musicals in a collaborative and thought-provoking manner.

BWW Feature: THEATRE FROM A DISTANCE with THEATRE CALGARY
May 7, 2021

This week, Theatre Calgary's Stafford Arima and Maya Choldin explained how their company is paving the way for emerging artists in the new digital age of theatre. Theatre Calgary (which is known for its cross-country collaboration and interpretations of old and new plays and musicals) jumped into the digital scene fairly quickly following the ending of in-person performances.

BWW Feature: THEATRE FROM A DISTANCE with STORYBOOK THEATRE
April 30, 2021

I sat down with a few of the companies in Calgary’s theatre scene to talk to them about how they’ve survived the lockdown. Over the next few weeks, I’ll introduce you to them. First up: JP Thibodeau is the Artistic Director of StoryBook Theatre, one of Canada’s largest TYA (theatre for young audiences) companies.

Alberta Theatre Projects Presents Seven New Plays
March 16, 2021

Alberta Theatre Projects is thrilled to announce Playwrights Projects 2021, a series of seven online workshop readings of new Canadian plays by members of the Alberta Theatre Projects Playwrights Unit. These virtual readings will take place Friday evenings from April 16 to May 28 and offer a unique opportunity to see the process of creating a new play.

Theatre Calgary Highlights LGBTQ2S+ Writers in New Works Festival
February 22, 2021

Theatre Calgary is dedicated to nurturing new works, new voices, and new stories, and providing a platform for them to be seen, heard, and discovered. Today,  we are thrilled to announce  our new Page to Stage New Works Festival that will launch March 20-21. This opportunity could be an additional reading, a more focused workshop, an exploratory workshop, or an actual production.

Alberta Theatre Projects Appoints Local Artist as Interim Director
February 22, 2021

Alberta Theatre Projects is thrilled to announce the appointment of Haysam Kadri as Interim Artistic Director. As a long-time friend and collaborator with Alberta Theatre Projects, Kadri is stepping into this role to support the company during this transitional period. Kadri joins Interim Executive Director Kyle Russell, formerly the General Manager of Alberta Theatre Projects.

Alberta Theatre Projects Regrets to Share News of the Passing of Darcy Evans
November 27, 2020

Alberta Theatre Projects is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Darcy Evans, Executive and Artistic Director. Evans died on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 surrounded by loved ones. Evans had been battling cancer since March, and he unfortunately lost this fight yesterday afternoon.

Theatre Calgary Announces MAYA CHOLDIN as New Executive Director
September 27, 2020

Theatre Calgary's Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Maya Choldin as the new Executive Director of Theatre Calgary. She will officially join the theatre on November 2, 2020

Alberta Theatre Projects Postpones 2020-21 Season
July 13, 2020

Executive and Artistic Director Darcy Evans announced today that Alberta Theatre Projects has made the decision to postpone its 2020-21 Season, which had been set to run from September to May in the Martha Cohen Theatre. Programming will move to the 2021-22 Season.

Broadway Across Canada Postpones Their Broadway Season
July 13, 2020

As we continue to navigate the challenges of scheduling touring Broadway during this unprecedented time, we have made the difficult decision to postpone our current season to begin in January 2021. 

Alberta Theatre Projects To Modify 2020-2021 Season Due To COVID-19
June 17, 2020

Alberta Theatre Projects and The Grand Theatre are announcing that Cabaret will unfortunately no longer be taking place in the Martha Cohen Theatre as originally planned from April 14 to May 2, 2021. This is due to The Grand Theatre postponing the entire tour of their acclaimed production for the upcoming Canadian theatre season, including performances originally scheduled to conclude Alberta Theatre Projects' 2020-2021 season.

Alberta Theatre Projects Announces PLAYWRIGHTS PROJECTS 2020
May 28, 2020

Alberta Theatre Projects is thrilled to announce Playwrights Projects 2020, two weeks of concurrent digital workshops of three new Canadian plays, from June 8 to June 20, 2020. The initiative features Undressed by Louise Casemore, Boom Baby by Natalie Meisner, and a new adaptation of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan by Andrew Scanlon.

Sage Theatre Presents IGNITE FESTIVAL: HYPERSPACE EDITION
May 20, 2020

The festival for fresh faces forges their way through the at-a-distance and digital foliage. Celebrating its 15th year, the IGNITE! Festival of Emerging Artists, presented by Sage Theatre, is adapting its format in response to the COVID19 pandemic.

Black Radish Theatre to Present MESA An Inter-Generational Road Trip with Moxie
March 10, 2020

Following on the heels of its awarding-winning, inaugural production, WAITING FOR GODOT, Black Radish Theatre presents MESA (March 19 a?" April 5, 2020). Written by Calgary's own Doug Curtis, the production is directed by Andy Curtis and features fellow ensemble members Duval Lang, Tyrell Crews, Christopher Hunt, and Calgary musician, Chantal Vitalis.

Jupiter Theatre Brings Real-Life Magic To The Calgary Stage
March 4, 2020

Mockus is a thrilling tale based on true events of a mayor desperate to save his city and the clown who inspires him through a world of imagination. The clown's antics, and his success, provoke fear and jealousy in this strange world not too far from our own. How will they survive, armed only with laughter and love? Featuring spectacular acrobatics and exhilarating music and dance, Mockus will transport you to the sublime world of the three-ring circus.

Birnton Theatricals To Feature Canadian Premiere of THE OTHER JOSH COHEN
February 26, 2020

Calgary-based company Birnton Theatricals, in association with SEBO Data Solutions, proudly presents the Canadian Premiere of the Off-Broadway musical 'The Other Josh Cohen' - Book, Music and Lyrics by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen.



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