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Jeremy Webb Appointed Artistic Director of Neptune Theatre, August 28th, 2017 -   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Halifax, NS – Director, producer, actor and writer Jeremy Webb will be Neptune Theatre’s new artistic director. The announcement was made today at a news conference in Halifax. Webb’s appointment to a five-year term was approved by the Board of Directors of the Neptune Theatre Foundation after an extensive national […]
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, July 27th, 2017 - Ferne Downey   We are delighted to report that Past ACTRA National President Ferne Downey was conferred an Honorary Degree by Dalhousie University at the Spring Convocation.   (Photo credit: Danny Abriel) Ferne Downey Spring 2017 Honorary Degree Recipient Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) Achieving a long and productive career as a working actor, playwright, […]
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Financial Health in Canada’s TV, Film and Theatre Industries: A Survey, July 21st, 2017 - Financial Health in Canada’s TV, Film and Theatre Industries: A Survey The AFC, the lifeline for Canada’s entertainment industry, is conducting a national survey to understand more about entertainment industry workers and household finances. The AFC wants to learn more about the whole picture of the workforce to help it plan its future and ensure […]
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ACTRA Maritimes AGM 2017, May 17th, 2017 - ACTRA Maritimes Annual General Meeting 2017 MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY 1747 Summer Street Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3A6
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Election Fever, April 12th, 2017 - It may not feel like spring but election fever is in the air. Chances are there will be a provincial election this year and your Branch Council wants to ensure we are prepared to engage in constructive dialogue with candidates and that the future of our industry is a top election issue. We are holding […]
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Shelley Thompson: Women in the Director’s Chair Report and Thanks, April 12th, 2017 - I’d like to thank UBCP/ACTRA, ACTRA National and ACTRA Maritimes for their support in getting me to the 20th Anniversary session of Women In the Director’s Chair workshop that took place in Vancouver and at the Whistler Film Festival during November and December 2016.Without the scholarship and travel support of each of your organisations, I […]
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“Free! Taxes for Performers Information Session”, April 12th, 2017 - ACTRA Information Session. Sunday April 9th at 4:30 PM at Theatre Nova Scotia (Cultural Federations) 1113 Marginal Road. In response to member requests, your Branch Council has arranged for an information session on income tax for performers. Ralph Urquhart will give a half hour talk on the unique things actors should know when filing their […]
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ACTRA Maritimes Annual General Meeting 2016, April 22nd, 2016 - In accordance with ACTRA Maritimes By-Laws, please be advised of our Annual General Meeting to be held on Sunday, May 1st, 2016 at 1:00pm at the Halifax Central Library, Room 301. Please RSVP to [1]rhadley@actra.ca so that we may ensure sufficient refreshments. Cookies, tea, coffee and soft drinks will be available. ACTRA Maritimes Annual General […]
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ACTRA Maritimes Youth Certificates of Achievement, November 18th, 2015 - Your Council has chosen to celebrate the fine work of our youth members by presenting the first ACTRA Maritimes – Youth Certificates of Achievement. The first of these bi-annual presentations will be made at our Annual Holiday Reception on December 13th. We encourage you to submit work you consider exceptional by completing the form below […]
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A Call for Nominations, October 5th, 2015 - To the members of ACTRA Maritimes, Nominations are now being accepted for the position of National Councillor for the January 2016-December 2018 term. To be National Councillor is to be involved in the running of your Branch and to represent ACTRA Maritimes members and the Maritimes Branch Council at the national level. The term is […]
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