February News from Rossland Council for Arts and Culture

Upcoming RCAC Events:

VANCOUVER THEATRESPORTS LEAGUE PERFORMANCE

On Friday February 9th, come beat the winter blues and share some laughs with friends!

TheatreSports is high-action, short-form improv full of comic vengeance! Voted Vancouver’s #1 Improv Comedy Company by the 2017 Best of Vancouver Awards, TheatreSports™ League is a well-respected, international leader in this art form. Relying on razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of performers will be pitted against each other in competitive improv matches. Using audience suggestions to fuel scenes, teams must create totally improvised situations on the spot.

The evening performance also features an innovative and entertaining warm-up act by local theatre troupe Mythopoeic Productions, headed by Alisha VanWieren. She will examine the relationship that young people have with their technological devices and each other.

There will also be a prize draw at the show, for two free tickets to the “Remi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble Presents: Swingin’ with Oscar” performance. All new RCAC Members are eligible to win!

Tickets for the workshop and/or the performance are available at “Out of the Cellar” and online at rosslandartscouncil.com

Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for youth.

Doors open at 7 and the show starts at 7:30. See you there!


 

YOUTH IMPROV WORKSHOP
Friday, February 9th 2018 is a P.D. Day, and why not spend some time laughing and sharpening your improv skills with professional improv comedians?

The Vancouver TheatreSports League team will be putting on a Youth Improv Workshop at the Miners Hall at 1pm on Feb 9th. The cost is only $10 to attend and you get into the 7:30 pm show for free!

This workshop is open to anyone under the age of 30.

Tickets available at “Out of the Cellar” and online at http://rosslandartscouncil.com/upcoming-events/


 

YOUTH WORKSHOP WITH RYAN FLETT
CREATIVE STORYTELLING: DIGITALLY

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture announces a two-part youth multimedia workshop entitled “Creative Stories Digitally”, instructed by Red Mountain Resort photographer, Ryan Flett.

Want to learn photography and video to create your own digital story from your phone? Want to share your passion with the world? With this workshop, youth will have an opportunity to learn valuable skills in photography, videography, design, storytelling and social media marketing. Create your own story!

The workshop takes place at the Miners Hall Attic, and is open to youth ages 12-18. Tuition is $50 and covers two full days of instruction, 9am-4pm, Saturday March 3rd and Saturday 10th. To participate, students require: a smartphone, Instagram account, notepad and pen, and lunch. You can also bring your camera, tablet or laptop.

Register at “Out of the Cellar” or online at rosslandartscouncil.com.


 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: WARMING UP THE ACT GRANT
RCAC is currently seeking talented, up-and-coming performance artists to open for our headlining artists in next year’s performance series!

Thanks to BC Touring’s “Warming up the Act” grant, this is a great opportunity for emerging artists to be paid and perform to a large audience!

Aspiring, emerging artists are defined as those up to 34 years old, who have mastered the basic techniques of their art form through education or apprenticeship and are in the early stage of launching a professional career. Proposed aspiring, emerging artists will use support to maximize their potential audience, and to propel them into eventually headlining or being considered a main stage artist.

Does this sound like you, or someone you know? send an email to rosslandarts@gmail.com with details.


 

THE RESULTS ARE IN!
Congratulations to our lucky raffle winners, and thank you to everyone who purchased a membership for supporting RCAC!
THE WINNERS ARE:

-Two half-day Fat Bike rentals from Tyler and Caro at Revolution Cycles: Nadine Tremblay

-Two tickets for the next RCAC performance: Jane Thierault

-Two tickets for the next RCAC performance: Louise and David Sidley

-Two tickets for the next Trail Society for the Performing Arts performance: Rachel Moore

-Two tickets for the next Trail Society for the Performing Arts performance: Tom Buckley

-A pair of silver snowflake earrings from Revival Boutique: Wendy Morrison

-A gift package from Powderhound with Buff Head Cap and collapsible water bottle: Louise Drescher

-3-pack of Smartwool socks from Out of the Cellar: Terri and Gino Berno

– 12 16 oz. Grolsh beer glasses: Mary and Mario Amantea


 

RCAC MEMBERSHIPS
This year, the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture proudly celebrates their 20th anniversary!

RCAC works diligently in Rossland to book top-notch live performances, commission public art and create opportunities for local artists and youth.  RCAC also seeks out grants and fundraises for the arts community and to contribute to the renovation and upkeep of the Rossland Miners Hall.

Consider becoming a member by reviewing our options on our new Membership Page:
Memberships start at just $10 per year! rosslandartscouncil.com/membership-new

We will continue to announce new prizes and benefits to members, including draws for free tickets to shows and more!

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