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Shakespeare in Wakefield

There will be a whole lot of shaking going on this summer! And we'll start on July 10th with "Twelfth Night" Throughout the last hundred years, Shakespeare has been regarded as being archaic and even impenetrable to quite a few theatre goers. Difficult ... Read More

Please contribute to our Summer Theatre Camp bursary fund

2016 is the first year of our Summer Theatre Camp. Over the 7 years of Youth Film Camp we received donations from community members specifically in support of Film Camp.  This enabled us to subsidize a number of youth who would otherwise ... Read More

Theatre Camp Director Hired!

Meet Our Camp Director - Sarah McVie Sarah is an actor, teacher, writer and director. She discovered her love for drama at summer camp on the banks of the St. Lawrence River when she was 11 years old. The joyous days of imagination, ... Read More

Summer Theatre Camp, July and August 2016

Wakefield Summer Theatre Camp  “I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost– it’s there and then it’s gone.” –Maggie Smith Wakefield Summer Theatre Camp is an exciting two-week program that will give students an opportunity to ignite ... Read More

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Theatre Wakefield Presents Twelfth Night

July 10, 2016, 7:00pm

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Meet our wonderful Camp Director - Sarah McVie
Sarah herself first entered the world of theatre at summer camp.
She has developed and directed several summer camps – all to rave reviews and feedback.
Participants are guaranteed a fun, engaging and enriching experience. Sarah is an actor, teacher, writer and director.
A graduate of Canterbury High School and George Brown Theatre School, Sarah began her professional career with five seasons performing at the Stratford Festival of Canada where her
roles included: Cordelia in King Lear opposite Christopher Plummer, The Bawd in Pericles and Lady MacDuff in Macbeth. Sarah was a member of the 2001 Stratford Conservatory for
Classical Theatre Training and the recipient with the John Hirsh Award for Most Promising Young Actor. Sarah lives in Ottawa and has appeared in numerous productions at the Great Canadian Theatre, Theatre Aquarius, Caravan Theatre, Mi Casa, Arts Court, Summerworks, Vision Theatre), and the NAC.
Sarah is also a voice-over artist, film & television actor and teaches theatre studies at Carleton University.

We also just hired two great summer students to assist Sarah. They come with lots of theatre experience and endless enthusiasm. Bios and pics coming soon.
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This year is the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, but the Bard is still alive in Wakefield! Meet him at Theatre Wakefield's AGM.
May 30th at 6:30pm in the Centre Wakefield La Pêche lounge.
Test your knowledge with a Shakespeare quiz, and win passes to a Wakefield Players main stage production!
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The Wakefield Players ham it up in the Canada Day parade.