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SCPA’s The Double Hook is an opera with a cause

By Sidrah Anees, October 26 2017 — Sheila Watson’s 1959 novel The Double Hook stands out as a masterpiece of drama and prose in Canadian literature. Set in a small B.C. town in the 1930s, it tackles themes of family, redemption and Canadian tradition in the aftermath of a murder. Fifty-eight years after its initial…

Student work soars at annual Taking Flight festival

By Rachel Woodward, March 27 2017 — From March 27 to April 8, music, dance and drama produced by University of Calgary students will showcase at various theatres across campus for the 2017 Taking Flight Festival of Student Work. U of C drama chair April Viczko says the festival is an important aspect of students’…

SCPA Dance Montage celebrates dance and movement at the U of C

By Gurman Sahota, November 15 2016 — Showcasing diverse dance in the city, the University of Calgary School of Creative and Performing Arts will host its 47th annual Dance Montage from Nov. 24–26. The performance attracts local choreographers from around Calgary to contribute work. Ten pieces of various styles will take the stage in this…

Peggy Baker’s SplitScreen presents the duality of dance at the U of C

By Gurman Sahota, September 20 2016 — The University of Calgary will host SplitScreen, a contemporary dance presentation on Sept. 23 and 24 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the University Theatre on campus or online. Contemporary dancer and choreographer Peggy Baker created the performance from seven dances. She says the piece is unique…

Student work takes flight at annual festival

By Rachel Woodward, March 22 2016 — University of Calgary dramatic arts students will showcase their works at the 12th annual Taking Flight: Festival of Student Work, which takes place from March 29–April 2 and April 6–9 at the Reeve Theatre. The two-week festival, presented by the School of Creative and Performing Arts, allows students…

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