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Experience More!

Enrich your performing arts experiences with Experience More!, a series of innovative workshops and activities that take place in conjunction with the Fredericton Playhouse Spotlight Series.

For more information contact the Director of Programming at 506.459.6209 or valerie@theplayhouse.ca.

Wednesday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
In association with Kaha:wi Dance Theatre:
Contemporary Indigenous Dance Primer
Fredericton Playhouse
No charge/Non-ticketed

An introduction for non-indigenous people understanding indigenous culture and indigenous people through contemporary dance.


Thursday, September 28, post-performance
In association with Kaha:wi Dance Theatre:
A Conversation with Santee Smith
Fredericton Playhouse
No charge/Non-ticketed

This moderated post-performance conversation with Artistic Director and Choreographer Santee Smith will add depth and richness to patrons’ live performance experience. This event is designed to give opportunities to learn more about the artist’s background and who she is, while also highlighting her interpretation and development of the artistic process, and exploring her motivation to create.


Monday, November 6 at 6:15 p.m.
In association with Fredericton Symphony Orchestra:
Pre-Show Talk with Brent Wilson
Fredericton Playhouse
No charge/Non-ticketed

Brent Wilson teaches military history at the University of New Brunswick, including courses on the First World War and war through film. This presentation will provide historical context for the film The Battle of the Somme by briefly describing the battle, how and why the film was made and used, and the impact it has had on its audiences.


Wednesday, November 8 at 6 p.m.
In association with Paris – The Show:
Wines of France Tasting
Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St.
Ages 19+/Registration required/$35 ($32 Spotlight Member)

Immerse yourself in Parisian culture starting with a series of French wines, before taking in the sights and sounds of one of the world’s most romantic cities at the Fredericton Playhouse.


Thursday, November 9 at 5:30 p.m.
In association with Breabach and Old Man Luedecke
Scotch Whisky Tasting with Frank Scott
Fredericton Playhouse
Ages 19+/Registration required/$25 ($20 Spotlight Member)

Rev up your taste buds in anticipation of a one of Scotland’s hottest bands and one of the Maritime’s most beloved folk musicians. Join Whisky enthusiast and connoisseur Frank Scott to sample a selection of Scottish whiskies paired with accompanying foods.


Thursday, November 16 at 5:30 p.m.
In association with A Passage to Bollywood:
Indian Dining Experience
Crowne Plaza Fredericton-Lord Beaverbrook
Tickets required/$35 ($30 Spotlight Member)

Enhance your evening at the Playhouse by starting off with a traditional Indian meal. Join us at the Crowne Plaza Fredericton where Executive Chef Matt MacKenzie will provide a special dining experience featuring authentic Indian cuisine. Meal tickets must be purchased separately from performance tickets.


Wednesday, January 24 at 7 p.m.
In association with Toronto Dance Theatre:
Repertory Masterclass for Dancers
Fredericton Playhouse
Experience required/Ages 13-17/Registration required/$20 ($15 Spotlight Member)

This class will offer dance students an opportunity to learn from a professional company member with Toronto Dance Theatre while building strength and honing their technique.


Tuesday, February 13 at 12 p.m.
In association with Victoria:
Improving Communication for Caregivers
Chalmers Hospital Auxiliary Theatre
Registration required/No charge

Join Dulcinea Langfelder for an artist’s perspective on memory (and memory loss), exploring art as a way to heal patients as well as their caregivers. The look in the eye, the tone of voice…so many unconscious signals betray our best intentions when we are dealing with delicate situations. This theoretical and practical workshop gives participants tools to better master the messages we send and receive, beyond words. Designed for family and/or professional caregivers.


Tuesday, February 13 at 7 p.m.
In association with Victoria:
Movement for Seniors Workshop
Stepping Stone Senior Centre
Non-ticketed/No charge

This is a user-friendly movement class designed to take back your body, to bring energy, pleasure and self-assurance in a convivial atmosphere, making everything else a bit easier.  This workshop will be lead by dancer, choreographer and Artistic Director Dulcinea Langfelder. Langfelder has been dancing for nearly 50 years and has been working with seniors for nearly 20 years now since the inception of her masterpiece Victoria.


Wednesday, February 14, post-performance
In association with Victoria:
A Conversation with Dulcinea Langfelder
Fredericton Playhouse
Non-ticketed/No charge

This moderated post-performance conversation with Artistic Director, choreographer and dancer Dulcinea Langfelder will add depth and richness to patrons’ live performance experience. This event is designed to give opportunities to learn more about the artist’s background and who she is, while also highlighting her interpretation and development of the artistic process, and exploring her motivation to create.


Wednesday, February 21 at 6 p.m.
In association with Call Mr. Robeson:
From Black Africa to the White House
Fredericton Playhouse
Registration required/No charge

The Fredericton Playhouse and the New Brunswick African Association are pleased to present a special celebration of Black History Month, featuring a lecture and concert by Tayo Aluko, the creator and star of Call Mr. Robeson. The evening begins with a meet and greet with the New Brunswick African Association, with food samples catered by the Multicultural Association of Fredericton Immigrants Catering Group. Aluko will deliver a musically illustrated talk at 6:30, followed by a panel discussion with Aluko and Saa Andrew Gbongbor, president of the NBAA at 7:45.


Thursday, March 15, post-performance
In association with Inside/Out:
A Conversation with Patrick Keating
Fredericton Playhouse
Non-ticketed/No charge

This moderated post-performance conversation with actor and playwright Patrick Keating will add depth and richness to patrons’ live performance experience. This event is designed to give opportunities to learn more about the artist’s background and who he is, while also highlighting his interpretation and development of the artistic process, and exploring his motivation to create.


Saturday, March 31 at 10:30 a.m.
In association with Manxmouse: The Mouse Who Knew No Fear:
Storytime and Make Your Own Manxmouse
Fredericton Public Library
Registration required (phone: 460-2806)/No charge

Sit tight and get ready to go on a journey with the Manxmouse. This will include an excerpt of a reading from the 1968 children’s novel by Paul Gallico. After the reading, kids can make their own mouse sculptures as unique as Manxmouse himself.


Wednesday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m.
In association with Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia:
Interactive Reading
Fredericton Public Library
Registration required (phone: 460-2806)/No charge

Children will enjoy an interactive reading of Margaret Wise Brown’s children’s storybooks Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. Kids can feel free to wear their pyjamas and bring their favourite stuffie along for the event.


 

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