Employment Opportunity: Ticketing Agent

Ticketing Agent Part-time casual; numbers of hours varies per week (must have some availability for day, evening and weekend shifts) Fredericton Playhouse Inc., a charitable non-profit organization that manages and develops a 709-seat performance venue, has an exciting opportunity for a Ticketing Agent to join our team. Reporting to the Ticketing & Administration Manager, the …

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Op-Ed: Performing Arts Centre design process will focus on community input and collaboration

Last month, the board of directors of the Fredericton Playhouse and Fredericton City Council approved the selection process for the new performance arts centre’s design team – an important step forward for this community infrastructure project. We’re ready to tackle this next stage in developing a new performing arts centre, but we will need the …

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Tania Breen receives Playhouse Honours

The board of directors of the Fredericton Playhouse is pleased to recognize Tania Breen as the 2018 recipient of The Playhouse Honours. A brilliant educator, director and performer, Breen has been a vital part of Fredericton’s performing arts community for the past 20 years. “Tania Breen is synonymous with the performing arts in Fredericton,” says …

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2018-19 Spotlight Series offers an exciting lineup full of diverse artists

The 2018-19 Spotlight Series features 27 professional performances in music, theatre, comedy and dance — from a wide range of genres. “Our mission is to deliver programs, services and facilities to provide our community with enriching live performance experiences, and the Spotlight Series plays an important role in achieving that goal,” says Tim Yerxa, executive director …

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Employment Opportunity: Technician

TECHNICIAN (Stage Carpentry Specialist) Permanent Full-Time Fredericton Playhouse Inc., a charitable non-profit organization that manages and develops a 709-seat performance venue, has an exciting opportunity for a professional Technician (Stage Carpentry Specialist) to join our team. Reporting to the Assistant Technical and Facilities Director, the Technician delivers high quality technical production services to artists/user groups and …

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Reflecting the Cultural Diversity of our Community

Embracing diverse cultural backgrounds is one of our core values at the Fredericton Playhouse. Over the last few years, we’ve made targeted efforts to showcase Fredericton’s diverse ethno-cultural community through performances, programs and partnerships. Fredericton is home to dozens of different ethno-cultural groups, composed of both newcomers and people who were born and raised in …

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New performing arts centre will have major benefits for Fredericton’s economy

By Greg MacFarlane A new regional performing arts centre will be beneficial to our community in many ways. From an economic perspective, the new facility promises to have an overwhelmingly positive impact on Fredericton and the surrounding region. The existing Playhouse already has a major impact on our regional and provincial economy. During our 2016-17 …

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