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2:00 pm
James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London. Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat,[...]
11:00 am
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm Make a short documentary film and see it on the big[...]
11:00 am
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm Make a short documentary film and see it on the big[...]
11:00 am
ACTING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH: DAY ONE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character[...]
11:00 am
ACTING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH: DAY TWO CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character[...]
7:00 pm
Youth participating in the FILMMAKING WORKSHOP with Nance Ackerman will be creating short films… and we will be showing them on the big screen! We’ll have popcorn. Don’t miss it.      
2:00 pm
THE DOUBLE OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING SMASH HIT RETURNS Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairytaleMusic by A sell-out for its world premiere in 2016, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant[...]
7:00 pm
Please join us for the Annual General Meeting for the King’s Theatre Society’s 2020 Year It will take place on Monday March 29 at 7:00pm at King’s Theatre, Covid Regulations permitting. Please check back closer[...]
2:00 pm
FREE KID’S MOVIE AT KING’S   Except musically challenged Mumble (voiced by Elijah Wood–Lord of the Rings films). In frozen Antarctica, where penguins sing to woo a mate, Mumble’s talent is dancing: When his fellow[...]
Mar
7
Sun
CYRANO DE BERGERAC – National Theatre
Mar 7 @ 2:00 pm
CYRANO DE BERGERAC - National Theatre

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all – if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of Cyrano – or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight?

Edmond Rostand’s masterwork is adapted by Martin Crimp, with direction by Jamie Lloyd (Betrayal). This classic play will be brought to life with linguistic ingenuity to celebrate Cyrano’s powerful and resonant resistance against overwhelming odds.

A production from The Jamie Lloyd Company.

14A | | Drama, Romance

*Reserved seating. Seats have are been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Face masks are required. Cloth masks are available by donation at King’s Theatre. Thank you!

 
Mar
15
Mon
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP with Nance Ackerman: Day One
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS

  • DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm
  • DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm

Make a short documentary film and see it on the big screen! 

Making documentary films isn’t easy — whether you’re in a war zone or in your back yard – but it’s one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet!  A powerful documentary film or web video can bring life to a story, social issue, or celebration like no other. Films can move minds, alter policy, change lives and expose injustices – but it has to be done with purpose, mindfulness and compassion in order to be effective.

In this two-day workshop (March 15 & 16) we will learn how to explore issues, story and themes through storyboarding, cinematography, editing, soundscape and music. Breaking out into roles – director, cinematographer, soundperson, editor, etc. — we’ll  work together to create  3-5 minute short documentaries, that address issues that matter to you! And we’ll have an awesome time doing it! :).  Films made in this workshop will be screening at King’s Theatre on Friday March 19 at 7pm.

  • Ages: 12-18
  • Cost for 2 days: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. Please get in touch regarding bursaries.
  • REQUIRED to bring: Your own camera phone & a brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at the theatre and on site in the community, so dress for the weather.
  • Deadline to sign up: March 12.

About the instructor:
Celebrated documentary photographer and filmmaker, Nance Ackerman has been making images and film around the world for over 30 years. Her documentary photography work has been featured in Time, Newsweek, Canadian Geographic, New York Times, and Canada’s national newspaper, the Globe and Mail and she was the assistant photo editor at the Montreal Gazette for several years before going freelance. Her work has been described as ‘artivism’ – creating art to create change. Striving to build bridges of understanding, common ground and a global awareness of human behaviour on this planet, her work quickly grew too large for the daily news cycle. After being dragged across the barricade while covering/protesting at Oka, she started on a journey of discovery of her Mohawk heritage. The result, her photographs of First Nations women, have been exhibited at the Aperture Foundation in New York and the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, DC. Following that, Ackerman’s book, Womankind: Faces of Change Around the World – a collection of portraits and essays of women activists around the world – was released in 2003.

In 2005 Ackerman turned her eye to directing social documentary films. Her first film, the National Film Board feature documentary Cottonland, brought in numerous awards and three Gemini Nominations, and shone a light on the connection between the world of opioid drug addiction and post industrial malaise. Since then she has made several more award-winning documentaries and an animated short. Her collaborative feature documentary film, Conviction, went inside Canada’s women’s prisons to imagine alternatives to incarceration through art and music and premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival. Conviction won her, and her co-directors, a National Writer’s Guild Award for Best Documentary script. Her latest film Behind the Bhangra Boys takes an intimate look at joyous activism through five Sikh Bhangra dancers and new Canadians. Ackerman is now developing several projects from Afghanistan to Mexico that explore the power of the human spirit behind many seemingly overwhelming global issues. She has a masters degree in New Media and also taught for seven years at the University of Kings College, in Halifax. She now offers International photography workshops around the world. Ackerman also composes soundtracks with her partner, Jamie Alcorn, at their studio, Heartstring Productions in Tupperville in the Annapolis valley.

 

Mar
16
Tue
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP with Nance Ackerman: Day Two
Mar 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS

  • DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm
  • DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm

Make a short documentary film and see it on the big screen! 

Making documentary films isn’t easy — whether you’re in a war zone or in your back yard – but it’s one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet!  A powerful documentary film or web video can bring life to a story, social issue, or celebration like no other. Films can move minds, alter policy, change lives and expose injustices – but it has to be done with purpose, mindfulness and compassion in order to be effective.

In this two-day workshop (March 15 & 16) we will learn how to explore issues, story and themes through storyboarding, cinematography, editing, soundscape and music. Breaking out into roles – director, cinematographer, soundperson, editor, etc. — we’ll  work together to create  3-5 minute short documentaries, that address issues that matter to you! And we’ll have an awesome time doing it! :).  Films made in this workshop will be screening at King’s Theatre on Friday March 19 at 7pm.

  • Ages: 12-18
  • Cost for 2 days: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. Please get in touch regarding bursaries.
  • REQUIRED to bring: Your own camera phone & a brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at the theatre and on site in the community, so dress for the weather.
  • Deadline to sign up: March 12.

About the instructor:
Celebrated documentary photographer and filmmaker, Nance Ackerman has been making images and film around the world for over 30 years. Her documentary photography work has been featured in Time, Newsweek, Canadian Geographic, New York Times, and Canada’s national newspaper, the Globe and Mail and she was the assistant photo editor at the Montreal Gazette for several years before going freelance. Her work has been described as ‘artivism’ – creating art to create change. Striving to build bridges of understanding, common ground and a global awareness of human behaviour on this planet, her work quickly grew too large for the daily news cycle. After being dragged across the barricade while covering/protesting at Oka, she started on a journey of discovery of her Mohawk heritage. The result, her photographs of First Nations women, have been exhibited at the Aperture Foundation in New York and the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, DC. Following that, Ackerman’s book, Womankind: Faces of Change Around the World – a collection of portraits and essays of women activists around the world – was released in 2003.

In 2005 Ackerman turned her eye to directing social documentary films. Her first film, the National Film Board feature documentary Cottonland, brought in numerous awards and three Gemini Nominations, and shone a light on the connection between the world of opioid drug addiction and post industrial malaise. Since then she has made several more award-winning documentaries and an animated short. Her collaborative feature documentary film, Conviction, went inside Canada’s women’s prisons to imagine alternatives to incarceration through art and music and premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival. Conviction won her, and her co-directors, a National Writer’s Guild Award for Best Documentary script. Her latest film Behind the Bhangra Boys takes an intimate look at joyous activism through five Sikh Bhangra dancers and new Canadians. Ackerman is now developing several projects from Afghanistan to Mexico that explore the power of the human spirit behind many seemingly overwhelming global issues. She has a masters degree in New Media and also taught for seven years at the University of Kings College, in Halifax. She now offers International photography workshops around the world. Ackerman also composes soundtracks with her partner, Jamie Alcorn, at their studio, Heartstring Productions in Tupperville in the Annapolis valley.

 

Mar
18
Thu
ACTING WORKSHOP with Micha Cromwell: Day One
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

ACTING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH: DAY ONE

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS

This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling. Two days of fun that will immerse students in the magic of theatre!

  • Ages: 10-16
  • Cost for 2 days: $50 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. A limited number of spaces are also available at no cost.
  • REQUIRED to bring: A brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at King’s Theatre .

Deadline to sign up: March 12.

 

About the instructor: MICHA CROMWELL is an actor who started acting at the age of seven with Young Company Productions in Annapolis Royal. She is a Merritt Award nominee for an Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role. Micha has performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, as part of the award-winning productions Chasing Champions (Ship’s Company Theatre) and The Westwoods (Mulgrave Road Theatre). She has worked on various CBC productions including Diggstown, Mr.D and Studio Black. She will bring her expertise to the workshop and help its participants learn the tools of the trade.

 

 

 

Workshop outline: Day 1

Thursday March 18, 11am – 4pm at King’s Theatre

  • Meet and greet
  • Skill building games
  • Warm up: vocal and body
  • Acting exercises: basic stage directions/terms, blocking, projecting voice, listening, giving focus, mirroring exercise, scene partner work, character building, scene work
  • Q&A session

Workshop outline: Day 2

Friday March 19, 11am – 4pm at King’s Theatre

  • Skill building games
  • Warm up
  • Acting exercises
  • Small groups will build own scenes
  • Rehearsal period
  • Scene showcase
Mar
19
Fri
ACTING WORKSHOP with Micha Cromwell: Day Two
Mar 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

ACTING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH: DAY TWO

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS

This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling. Two days of fun that will immerse students in the magic of theatre!

  • Ages: 10-16
  • Cost for 2 days: $50 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. A limited number of spaces are also available at no cost.
  • REQUIRED to bring: A brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at King’s Theatre .
  • Deadline to sign up: March 12.

 

About the instructor: MICHA CROMWELL is an actor who started acting at the age of seven with Young Company Productions in Annapolis Royal. She is a Merritt Award nominee for an Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role. Micha has performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, as part of the award-winning productions Chasing Champions (Ship’s Company Theatre) and The Westwoods (Mulgrave Road Theatre). She has worked on various CBC productions including Diggstown, Mr.D and Studio Black. She will bring her expertise to the workshop and help its participants learn the tools of the trade.

 

 

 

Workshop outline: Day 1

Thursday March 18, 11am – 4pm at King’s Theatre

  • Meet and greet
  • Skill building games
  • Warm up: vocal and body
  • Acting exercises: basic stage directions/terms, blocking, projecting voice, listening, giving focus, mirroring exercise, scene partner work, character building, scene work
  • Q&A session

Workshop outline: Day 2

Friday March 19, 11am – 4pm at King’s Theatre

  • Skill building games
  • Warm up
  • Acting exercises
  • Small groups will build own scenes
  • Rehearsal period
  • Scene showcase
SCREENING YOUTH WORKSHOP FILMS
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm

Youth participating in the FILMMAKING WORKSHOP with Nance Ackerman will be creating short films… and we will be showing them on the big screen!

We’ll have popcorn. Don’t miss it.

 

 

 

Mar
28
Sun
MATTHEW BOURNE’S THE RED SHOES
Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm
MATTHEW BOURNE'S THE RED SHOES
THE DOUBLE OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING SMASH HIT RETURNS

Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
and the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale
Music by

A sell-out for its world premiere in 2016, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns to London, having won two Olivier Awards and dazzled audiences across the UK and the USA.

The Red Shoes is a tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion.

Set to the achingly romantic music of golden-age Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann, The Red Shoes is orchestrated by Terry Davies and played live by the New Adventures Orchestra, with cinematic designs by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Paule Constable and sound by Paul Groothuis.

With Adam Cooper, returning to New Adventures after more than 20 years, and Ashley Shaw, and Dominic North, Liam Mower, Michela Meazza, Glenn Graham and Cordelia Braithwaite set to revive their acclaimed original roles, this intoxicating drama will dazzle your senses and break your heart.

★★★★ “A gorgeous swirl of storytelling and style”- THE INDEPENDENT
★★★★ “A brilliant showcase for Bourne’s genius” – DAILY TELEGRAPH
★★★★ “Enchanting” – EVENING STANDARD
★★★★★ “Dazzling” – THE STAGE
★★★★★ “Bourne’s version is masterly” – SUNDAY EXPRESS
“Matthew Bourne’s theatrical flair makes The Red Shoes a Christmas cracker. Exhilarating entertainment” – THE SUNDAY TIMES
“A Bourne again tour de force. Every step is etched with his knowledge and passion. A wonderful evening of dance” – THE OBSERVER
“A feast for the eye. The Red Shoes will be dancing for years to come” – THE OBSERVER
“Enthralling. Richly satisfying” – THE GUARDIAN
“A gorgeous take on a film classic” – THE TIMES
“Magical” – METRO
 
G | | Ballet/Romance | 30 September 2020 (UK)
 

*Reserved seating. Seats have are been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Face masks are required. Cloth masks are available by donation at King’s Theatre. Thank you!

 
Mar
29
Mon
KING’S THEATRE SOCIETY AGM
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm

Please join us for the Annual General Meeting for the King’s Theatre Society’s 2020 Year

It will take place on Monday March 29 at 7:00pm at King’s Theatre, Covid Regulations permitting. Please check back closer to the time to confirm.

Note that you must be a member-in-good-standing to vote. Membership is included in all donations of $25 or more. Donations are eligible for Tax Receipts. Click here to donate.

Documents pertaining to the AGM will be added closer to the time.

Thanks for supporting King’s Theatre.

 

 

 

 

Apr
3
Sat
HAPPY FEET – free kid’s movie
Apr 3 @ 2:00 pm
FREE KID’S MOVIE AT KING’S
 
Except musically challenged Mumble (voiced by Elijah Wood–Lord of the Rings films). In frozen Antarctica, where penguins sing to woo a mate, Mumble’s talent is dancing: When his fellow penguins start to croon, Mumble’s feet want to move. Even worse, Gloria (voiced by Brittany Murphy), the object of Mumble’s affection, only wants to hear a song from Mumble’s heart. But when encroaching fishermen threaten the penguins, the colony is saved by Mumble’s valor, and Gloria’s heart is won by his dancing, Happy Feet. Directed by George Miller (Babe), choreographed by Tony winner Savion Glover and featuring the voices of Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Robin Williams, and crocodile hunter Steve Irwin.
ADMISSION FREE.

*Seats have are been marked to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Face masks are required. Cloth masks are available by donation at King’s Theatre. Thank you!

Thank you to our community movie partner Annapolis Home Hardware.

 
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