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									Festival Adjudlcator                               Festival Schedule
Director, writer, adjudicator—                     MORNINGS
Jane Carnwath has worked and
taught in all aspects of the                       Detailed Adjudications- 9:30 am to 11:00 am
theatre. An MFA in theatre                         Thursday through Sunday at The Curtain Club
from York University, she was                      Theatre
Professor of Acting in the                         The Theatre Ontario Annual General Meeting-
Music Theatre Program at                           Saturday, May 21st at 11:30 am at The Curtain
Sheridan College for ten years.                    Club Theatre
For several years she was Pro-
gram Director of the Alumnae                       Awards Brunch- Sunday, May 22nd at 12:00 pm
Theatre in Toronto. Her most                       at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing
recent directing credits include After You by      Arts.
Dave Carley, Homeward Bound by Elliot Hayes,
and Pride And Prejudice, all for the Alumnae       AFTERNOONS
Theatre. She’s currently directing a production    Adjudicator Workshop- Thursday, May 19th
of Hedda Gabler, adapted by Judith Thompson,       from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at The Curtain Club
also for the Alumnae, opening November 2010.       Theatre - Free Admission
She works with community theatre groups as         Playwright-in-Person- Friday, May 20th at
production consultant and acting instructor. She   2:00 pm at The Curtain Club Theatre
taught a directing intensive at Theatre Ontario
Summer Courses for a number of years. Jane         EVENINGS (all)
has adjudicated for WODL, EODL, QUONTA and
ACT-CO, as well as the Theatre Saskatchewan        Opening Ceremony - on Wednesday, May 18th
Festival. In 2005 she adjudicated the Theatre      from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at The Curtain Club
Ontario Festival in Belleville.                    Theatre (Ceremony at 6:30 pm - desserts will
                                                   be served)
Festival Hotel
Holiday Inn Express                                ACT-CO (Association of Community Theatres -
10 East Pearce Street                              Central Ontario) production on
Richmond Hill, ON                                  Wednesday, May 18th * at the RHCPA
L4B 0A8                                            QUONTA (Northern Ontario Drama Region)
To Book Call                                       production on Thursday, May 19th * at the
Phone: 905-695-5990
and quote booking code TOF                         RHCPA
or 1-800 Holiday and specify the address to en-    EODL (Eastern Ontario Drama League)
sure the correct Holiday Inn and quote booking     production on Friday, May 20th * at the RHCPA
code TOF
or go to www.hiexmarkham.ca and enter the          WODL (Western Ontario Drama League) pro-
booking code TOF                                   duction on Saturday, May 21st * at the RHCPA
All rooms must be guaranteed with a credit card    * Following each performance there will be a
The Theatre Ontario Festival 2011 Special rate     Green Room Reception at The Curtain Club
of $99.00 and includes free Parking and a Free
Breakfast Buffet.                                  Theatre at 400 Newkirk Drive. Please join us to
                                                   celebrate each production.
Check-In-Time: 3 pm * Check-Out-Time: 12 pm        For more detailed information please visit
The Richmond Hill Centre for the
Performing Arts                                    The Curtain Club Theatre
10268 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3B7      400 Newkirk Road, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3G7
The Curtain Club                                     Emil Sher - Playwright-In-Person                    TICKETS
Celebrating our 57th Season this year, The           Emil has written for stage and screen. His stage
Curtain Club has a long history as a centre          works include Mourning Dove, Sanctuary, De-         Please contact RHCPA Box Office at
for artistic appreciation, creativity, literacy,
personal development and friendship since
                                                     railed, and the acclaimed adaptation of Hana’s
                                                     Suitcase. Two of Emil’s works are being present-
                                                                                                         905-787-8811 for ALL ticket sales.
1954. In 1971, with the support of our friends       ed in spring 2011 in Toronto: an adaptation of      Box Office Hours
in the community, club members raised funds          Edward the ‘Crazy Man’ for Workman Arts and         Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm
and hammers to create our current facility at        the story for A World to Shake, a ballet by Bal-    1 hour prior to all ticketed performances
Newkirk and Elgin Mills in Richmond Hill, which      let Jorgen Canada. Current works-in-progress        Closed Sundays except performance dates
opened in 1972.                                      include Conviction, a commissioned play about
The Royal Canadian Air Farce, also in its infancy    wrongful convictions for Toronto’s Studio 180;      Credit cards accepted: VISA and Mastercard
at the time, taped the first years of their radio    Alia and the Book of Ashes for Seattle Children’s
shows in our new home. In the 1980’s, we             Theatre; and Girl in Field, Dusk, a portrait of a   Wednesday, May 18, 2011
expanded our facility and in 2009 we took on a       medicated psychiatrist. For more information        ACT-CO Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25.00
million dollar expansion to allow for new wash-      about his work, please visit emilsher.com.          Thursday, May 19, 2011
room and handicapped accessibility. In 1999                                                              QUONTA Entry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25.00
The Curtain Club hosted the Theatre Ontario          Adjudicator Workshop
Festival at the Newmarket Theatre.                   On Thursday, May 19th from 2:00 pm to 4:00          Friday, May 20, 2011
                                                     pm there will be an adjudicator workshop lead       EODL Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25.00
ACT-CO                                               by Jane Carnwath at The Curtain Club Theatre.       Saturday, May 21, 2011
ACT-CO is a regional not-for-profit organization     Details of the workshop will be available on our    WODL Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25.00
dedicated to supporting community theatre in         website closer to the event. Free Admission         Sunday, May 22, 2011
Central Ontario. The organization boundaries                                                             Awards Brunch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $30.00
stretch from Lake Ontario (south) to Muskoka         FREE Richmond Hill Old Village Walk
(north) and from Georgetown (west) to Bowman-
                                                     on Saturday, May 21 at 1:00 pm The Richmond         3 Play Package with Awards Brunch  .  .  . $105.00
ville (east). ACT-CO has been part of the theatri-
cal community since 1932, encouraging develop-       Hill Historical Society will be leading a FREE 45   4 Play Package with Awards Brunch  .  .  . $130.00
ment and appreciation of the performing arts.        minute walk through the Old Village of Rich-
                                                     mond Hill. Information and maps will be avail-      Prices include any applicable taxes.
Theatre Ontario                                      able in the hospitality bags and on our website     Service Charges: a service charge of $2.00/ticket
Theatre Ontario, formed in 1971, is an associa-      closer to the event.                                or $2.50 per package* will be charged by the
tion of community, educational and professional                                                          RHCPA on all orders.
theatre organizations and individuals who are        Village Tour and Tea
dedicated to the development and mainte-             On Thursday, May 19 at 2:00 pm, climb aboard        * package denotes an order of:
nance of high quality theatre in all parts of the    a horse drawn wagon and for a tour through the      -1 tickets for 3 or 4 plays (with or without the brunch)
province that is accessible to and reflects all      side streets of the old village of Richmond Hill.
segments of society. Theatre Ontario promotes        Included in your trip is the time-honoured          All tickets will be mailed. No Internet ticket sales.
the continued development of theatre arts and        tradition of afternoon tea at the Richmond Hill     After May 6th tickets will be held at the box office.
                                                                                                         Please give an e-mail address to the box office to en-
artists in Ontario and ensures that Ontario’s        Heritage Centre. This full-service tea includes a
                                                                                                         able the Festival Committee to send you important
community theatres and educators obtain ac-          selection of dainty sandwiches, scones served       information.
cess to the resources of professional theatre.       with clotted cream, preserves and Victorian
Plays from each of the four regions will be pre-     Style cookies. While at the centre, experience
sented at the festival.                              the charm of this 19th century home with
                                                     historic exhibitions and gardens. Cost of this
thecurtainclub.org/TOFestival2011                    tour is $15.00 and can be booked by calling The
        theatreontario.org                           Curtain Club Box Office at 905-773-3434.
      actco.ca     rhcpa.ca

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