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Welcome to Season 11!

Just Acts Play Fest: 2024 Plays!

The Just Acts Play Festival will be held in February 2024, in the Lower Theatre at Knox United Church

Thank you to all the Playwrights who shared their amazing plays for this years Just Acts Play Fest. We only have room for 4 plays and it was a very difficult choice to make. We encourage all the playwrights to continue working on their scripts.

The Plays for Just Acts Play Fest: Examining Identity:

 

Head Over Heels by Valeria Orrego Vargas

Directed by Rebecca See

 

A Family Divided by Helen Young

Directed by Andrea Cortes

 

Voices by Faye Brown

Directed by Tamara Van Horne

 

The Walk by Carolyn Wright

Directed by Shannon Steel Collier

 

The Festival will be in February 20-23/ 2024

Stay Tuned for an audition notice coming soon!

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Urban Playwright's Club

Urban Playwright’s Club

Are you a playwright looking for feedback, inspiration, or writing accountability? Join this monthly meet-up of playwrights and hone your writing skills by sharing a scene from your script. Whether you’re working on your first play, or are an established playwright, all levels of experience are welcome.

Attendees will be asked to bring a theatrical work-in-progress and have the chance to participate in reading each other’s work aloud. Feedback/suggestions will only be offered by group members at the playwright’s request.

Club Leader: Sarah Glubish, Creative Team member of Urban Stories Theatre. Sarah’s written work has been produced through Urban Stories Theatre, Clowns With Issues, New Vintage Theatre, Prairie Sky Productions, Grid View Theatre, and most recently by Listen To Your Mother NYC, where she performed a monologue she wrote about her experience with motherhood.

Cost: Free!
Where: Knox United Church, 506 Fourth Street SW When: Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm monthly


Proposed dates (subject to change):

September 18, 2023 October 9, 2023 November 20, 2023 December 11, 2023 January 15, 2024 February 12, 2024 March 18, 2024 April 15, 2024

May 13, 2024

Urban Stories Theatre Mission

To create an inclusive space to learn, share, explore and nurture local artists creating original work by giving them the opportunity to participate in play festivals, workshops and performances. 

 

Vision:

 

To explore justice and humanity issues through the performing arts

Land Acknowledgement:

The Creative team at Urban Stories Theatre would like to acknowledge  the original storytellers and teachers of the  land  on which we play and create. The many First Nations, Metis and Inuit people. 

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