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Marketing & Development
nmilne's picture

I’ve always had a strong connection to visual art. When I was seven, appearing as Gretel in a production of The Sound of Music in Winnipeg, I earned $37.50 a week for the three-week run. That was a fortune to me at the time. My parents didn’t give us an allowance, so I wasn’t used to spending or saving money and, as a result, not quite sure what to do with my earnings when the weekly envelopes were distributed at the 1/2 hour call.

 

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3 years 23 weeks ago
Marketing
asoobrian's picture

Last night we opened our last show of the season with the world premiere of The Burden of Self Awareness by Canadian legend, George F. Walker.  This is (I think) the 10th George F. Walker show put on by GCTC throughout its history. There’s just something about his plays that our audiences eat up.

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3 years 23 weeks ago
Artistic
ecoates's picture

When I announced that I would appear as an actor in the premiere of George F. Walker’s The Burden of Self Awareness some people reacted with surprise. I suspect that the most commonly asked question in media interviews this year has been, “Why did you cast yourself in this show?”

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3 years 25 weeks ago
Marketing
asoobrian's picture

Spring cleaning is an annual thing at GCTC. Whether it's the storage unit underneath the stage, or the office itself, it's always a dreaded task that needs to be done. One of the more interesting places to clean is the storage unit in our board room. Now I know cleaning a storage unit sounds super-boring, and.....well it is. But pretty often we come across some cool finds that have been buried through 12 months of more and more stuff.

Here's a couple of cool posters we came across that clearly weren't dealt with last year that have now become brand new wall art.

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3 years 26 weeks ago
Box Office
Kenneth DeBaeremaeker's picture

Every year at this time we begin the critically important task of selecting and hiring new volunteers for our highly sought after front of house positions. Our industry leading volunteer program employs over 130 volunteers throughout each season and welcomes a variety of dedicated people. The GCTC volunteer program continues to be an integral part of the company's operation on a nightly basis. These highly trained front line staff help box office staff ensure each performance goes as smoothly as possible for all our patrons.

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3 years 27 weeks ago
Development & Marketing
Iliana Ordaz-Jeffries's picture

Renewal packages for next season have gone out and we’re getting a great response. It was a long road to get to this point. Planning for subscriptions is a never-ending loop. It starts with daily reports the moment you sell that first seat, continuous evaluation on a daily basis, and endless number crunching. The data gleaned from all those efforts is used to formulate the pricing of single tickets, subscriptions and how the theatre will be sectioned.

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3 years 28 weeks ago
Intern
Tommy Nguyen's picture

It’s been an excellent three months interning at GCTC. Growing up in the Wellington West area as child, it is humbling to return to your roots and see how far the community has come. GCTC is one of those organizations that have made a difference in the local area by bringing art and a sense of community together under one roof. It was a privilege to have been a part of its history and story. Things come full circle, and as a child who attend both elementary and middle school in the area, coming back as an adult brought back life memories that were invaluable.

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3 years 29 weeks ago
The Jimiboys
bdevine's picture

When me, and the three fellas that I do sketch comedy with, rented the small studio at GCTC, we had no idea what we were in-store for! Truth be told, I still don’t really have any idea. What I do know is that I’ve managed to sell-out every seat. The guys and I have put together a few really great videos and written some really fun sketches. We’re excited and a little nervous!

 

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3 years 29 weeks ago