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Made for the StageFall 2017

  • Made for the Stage encorporates all aspects of theatre training including acting, drama techniques, skill development, monologue and audition preparation, technical skills such as lighting and sound design, makeup artistry, and costume and prop/set design. If being part of the technical crew interests you more than being in front of the audience, there is still a place for you at BCT! Sound designers will develop the music and sound effects; lightening designers will develop the “look”,makeup artists will prepare the actors, costume designers will develop the character’s look, and finally prop/set design will develop the stage for the story.
  • Made for the Stage
  • Fall 2017
  • 6:30 PM

Visual Arts ComboFall 2017

  • Learn various art techniques that will help you wind down at the end of your day and stretch your creativity with painting, drawing and maybe some mixed media, bookbinding or sculpture. All supplies and tools are included to make amazing, one of a kind, exciting art. Supplies included and suitable for all levels.
  • Visual Arts Combo
  • Fall 2017
  • 7 PM

Halloween Howl Costume Design ClassSep. 20, 27 & Oct. 4, 2017

  • Ages: 8-12
    4 classes: Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 4 & Oct. 11, 2017
    Learn how to design your own Halloween creature from scratch and then get the chance to showcase it at Bert Church Live Theatre’s Musical Masquerade Halloween Howl on October 17, 2017.
    Each attendee will receive a promo code for a free ticket to the Musical Masquerade Halloween Howl.
  • Halloween Howl Costume Design Class
  • Sep. 20 to Oct. 18, 2017
  • 6-7 PM

Creature Design ClassSep. 20 to Oct. 18, 2017

  • Learn how to design your very own creature. In the course you will learn how to develop a creature, the process of creating a backstory, critically thinking about where your monster is from and how they would've grown up in this environment. In addition, you will determine how to execute this character for both theatre and film and the different needs both of those platforms need. Supplies included.
  • Creature Design Class
  • Sep. 20 to Oct. 18, 2017
  • 7:15 PM

The Spark
Accidental Humour CO.Sep. 23, 2017

  • THE SPARK: A Hero Takes Charge is Accidental Humour Co.’s new show for 2017. It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s...full blown super heroics on an epic scale. The Co. jumps headlong into comic book mythos with a brand new hero whose not afraid to crack skulls.THE SPARK is a hilarious, unexpcted and action-packed thrill ride through a world of superheros, villians, and the ridiculous characters that surround them.
  • The Spark
    Accidental Humour CO.
  • Sep. 23, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

Story Book Theatre Present Pinkalicious the MusicalSep. 29-30 & Oct. 1, 2017

  • This is the tale, based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, of Pinkalicious, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe – a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this pink predicament.
  • Story Book Theatre Present Pinkalicious the Musical
  • Fri., Sep. 29 - 6:30 PM
    Sat., Sep. 30 - 2:30 PM & 6:30 PM
    Sun., Oct. 1 - 12:00 PMM

Wine & Paint NightOct. 6 & Nov. 23, 2017

  • Join Veronica Funk at Bert Church Live Theatre to enjoy a wonderful night of painting while enjoy wine and appetizers. Even without any painting or drawing experience, anyone can create a finished painting in an evening using basic art supplies. With a limited palette and a simple step-by-step process, we will be creating a wonderful creation that is contains your energy, creativity and spirit. Each class will have a different theme and painting experience. All supplies and wine included!
  • Wine & Paint Night
  • Oct. 6 & Nov. 23, 2017
  • 7 PM

Gerry MadiganOct. 7, 2017

  • Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Gerry Madigan, is a seasoned professional with an impressive musical pedigree. Originally from Dublin, Ireland, where he was weaned on the Folk Music scene, and subsequently enjoyed 15 successful years on the road with his country band, The Cotton Mill Boys, Gerry has called Calgary home for the past 18 years.
  • Gerry Madigan
  • Oct. 7, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

Family Arts WorkshopOct. 8 & Nov. 26, 2017

  • Our diverse range of Family Arts Combo workshops includes courses in watercolor, drawing, acrylic, collage, and so much more. Workshops at the Bert Church Live Theatre are an experience for the whole family. We want you to explore your artistic side and most of all, have fun! Whether you are sitting in front of a canvas, drawing with charcoal or pencil, creating mixed media projects with your kids, or engaging in any one of our workshops, we guarantee you're going to have a great time. Space for each event is limited, so sign up today to reserve your seat!
  • Family Arts Workshop
  • Oct. 8 & Nov. 26, 2017
  • 1 PM & 7 PM

Stand Up Comedy NightOct. 13, 2017

  • Who likes to laugh? You do!
    Join us for a laugh filled night of stand up comedy. From deadpan to zany, we've got six comics who are ready to put some yuks into your Friday night. This line up ensures a little something for everyone so come on down and get your funny bone tickled.
  • Stand Up Comedy Night
  • Oct. 13, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

Menopause the Musical Oct. 15, 2017

  • The original Off-Broadway musical comedy is set in a department store where four women meet by chance while shopping for a black lace bra at a lingerie sale. After noticing unmistakable similarities among one another, the all-female cast joke about their woeful hot flashes, mood swings, wrinkles, weight gain, memory loss, too much sex, not enough sex and more.
  • Menopause the Musical
  • Oct. 15, 2017
  • 7 PM

Musical Masquerade Halloween HowlOct. 17, 2017

  • Juno award winner Norman Foote and the fully costumed R.J. Hawkey elementary school choir. Where music, laughter and the creative spirit of Halloween all come together.
  • Musical Masquerade Halloween Howl
  • Oct. 17, 2017
  • 7 PM

2017 Airdrie Business AwardsOct. 19, 2017

  • 2017 Airdrie Business Awards
  • Oct. 19, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

Port CitiesOct. 20, 2017

  • The spellbinding chemistry of The trio—Carleton Stone, Breagh Mackinnon, and Dylan Guthro that makes up Port Cities is built on masterful songwriting, skillfully crafted arrangements, and the powerful electricity between the three voices at its helm. The band is soulful and vibrant — commanding, organic pop melodies buoyed by stunning three-part harmonies.
  • Port Cities
  • Oct. 20, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

David James & Big River - The Legendary Tribute to JOHNNY CASHOctober 23, 2017

  • David James & Big River - The Legendary Tribute to JOHNNY CASH
  • October 23, 2017
  • 8 PM

FUBUKI DAIKO
Japanese DrummingOct. 24, 2017

  • Fubuki Daiko’s repertoire is comprised mainly of original compositions. Hard driving percussive pieces alternate with gentle bamboo flute melodies. Precision choreography and spontaneous full body movement create a visual and aural spectacle that is part martial arts athleticism, part dance, and all rhythm.
  • FUBUKI DAIKO
    Japanese Drumming
  • Oct. 24, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

Nose Creek Players & Ladies Out Loud Present Calendar GirlsOct. 26 & 27, 2017

  • When Annie's husband John dies of leukaemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting room. They manage to persuade four fellow WI members to pose nude with them for an "alternative" calendar, with a little help from hospital porter and amateur photographer Lawrence. The news of the women's charitable venture spreads like wildfire, and hordes of press soon descend on the small village of Knapeley in the Yorkshire Dales. The calendar is a success, but Chris and Annie's friendship is put to the test under the strain of their new-found fame.
    A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to a local charity.
  • Nose Creek Players & Ladies Out Loud Present Calendar Girls
  • Oct. 26 & 27, 2017
  • 7 PM

The Secret Life of Costume DesignNov. 1-29, 2017

  • Get a glimpse of what it would be like to study costume and fashion design in Bert Church Theatres 5 week program. In this class you will learn the design process starting from research and trend forecasting to initial designs, assessing show needs, balancing the collection and creating a full 5 looks for a show. The class will end would conclude with design presentations.
  • The Secret Life of Costume Design
  • Nov. 1-29, 2017
  • 7 PM

Double Double DuoNov. 2, 2017

  • In a high-class, dynamic, and technologically advanced show, Double-Double Duo uniquely fuses classical showpieces, rock and pop, jazz and world music.
  • Double Double Duo
  • Nov. 2, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

Megan LaneNov. 3, 2017

  • Megan Lane is best-known for her reputation as one of Canada’s best female guitarists, but to stop there is to understate the experience of witnessing the powerful combination of her prodigious command of the guitar in duet with her unbridled voice that growls then breaks into ribbons of pure sound.
  • Megan Lane
  • Nov. 3, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

The Louisiana Hayride ShowNov. 4, 2017

  • The Louisiana Hayride, Better Than Ever!
  • The Louisiana Hayride Show
  • Nov. 4, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

This is That LiveNov. 17, 2017

  • Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring offer audiences an intimate look behind the studio door of CBC’s award winning satirical radio show, This Is That. With a healthy mix of character interviews and mockumentary stories, this live send up of public radio doesn’t just report the news it makes it up!
  • This is That Live
  • Nov. 17, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

The PaperboysNov. 18, 2017

  • Wrapping up their 20th anniversary year, Vancouver Canadian musician Tom Landa, is looking back on the legacy of his much-loved folk rock band The Paperboys.
  • The Paperboys
  • Nov. 18, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

Best Little Newfoundland Christmas Pageant EverNov. 25, 2017

  • The Best Little Newfoundland Christmas Pageant....Ever! is seemingly a dull task for Mrs. O’Brien, who has been put in charge when the original leader, Mrs. Armstrong, hits her car with a moose! What could be so hard? It’s always the same old Mary and Joseph and the same old Christmas carols, but no one was expecting the Herdmans to show up for the auditions!!!
  • Best Little Newfoundland Christmas Pageant Ever
  • Nov. 25, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

George Canyon Christmas ShowDec. 1, 2017

  • Canada’s country superstar George Canyon brings his sensational vocals and charming humour to the stage with songs and personal stories of his favourite holiday season, Christmas.
  • George Canyon Christmas Show
  • Dec. 1, 2017
  • 7:30 PM

Build your own Mermaid Crown workshopDec, 14, 2017

  • What better way to adorn yourself than with your very own mermaid crown! Join Bert Church Live Theatre's fashion guru Lindsey to make your sea goddess fantasy a reality. Shells, glues and glitter are included with your ticket, but bring along any old, unwanted or broken jewelry to customize your creation.
  • Build your own Mermaid Crown workshop
  • Dec, 14, 2017
  • 6:30 PM

Sons of MaxwellDec. 17, 2017

  • Sons of Maxwell (S.O.M.) will be celebrating the Christmas season in Airdrie with a collection of songs new and old, from their Instant Christmas CD, S.O.M favourites and their newest Christmas CD Christmas Super Deluxe.
  • Sons of Maxwell
  • Dec. 17, 2017
  • 1 PM

Story Book Theatre Present A Charlie Brown ChristmasDec. 21-23, 2017

  • Join us as we create a bit of Christmas magic to the world of the Peanuts.Meet the gang and watch this fun filled comic strip style musical bring Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts Gang to the stage and join them in discovering the true meaning of Christmas!
  • Story Book Theatre Present A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • Thu. Dec. 21 - 6:30 PM
    Fri. Dec. 22 - 6:30 PM
    Sat. Dec. 23 - 2:00 PM & 6:30 PM

Lisa LoebJan. 15, 2018

  • With a career that spans two decades, Grammy®-nominated pop icon Lisa Loeb, topped the charts in mid-1990s with a run of Billboard hits. Her "Stay (I Missed You)" from the film Reality Bites, reached #1 in 1994, a year later, "Do You Sleep," was counted in the Top 20 and then in 1996, "I Do" reached #17.
  • Lisa Loeb
  • Jan. 15, 2018
  • 7:30 PM

Brent ButtJan. 19, 2018

  • One of Canada’s bright stars is returning to the Bert Church Theatre stage!
    BRENT BUTT discovered early that being funny was a good way to get attention.
  • Brent Butt
  • Jan. 19, 2018
  • 7:30 PM

Jeffery StrakerJan. 25, 2018

  • On his new album, Dirt Road Confessional, Jeffery Straker continues push the boundaries of what it means to be a piano balladeer. Join Jeffery Straker at Bert Church Live Theatre for an amazing one of a kind show!
  • Jeffery Straker
  • Jan. 25, 2018
  • 7:30 PM

The Purple PirateJan. 28, 2018

  • Magic Pirate Ship includes storytelling, magic, and lots of audience interaction. Using lighting, sound, and special effects, the Pirate Pirate transports the audience onto his magical pirate ship where extraordinary things occur.
    Create your own Pirate hat before the show!
  • The Purple Pirate
  • Jan. 28, 2018
  • Build your own pirate hat 12:30 PM
    Show: 2 PM

Colin Mochrie & Debra McGrathJan. 29, 2018

  • Colin Mochrie (Whose Line Is It Anyway?) and Debra McGrath (Little Mosque on the Prairie) present their acclaimed one-couple show based on their 27 years of marriage,
  • Colin Mochrie & Debra McGrath
  • Jan. 29, 2018
  • 7:30 PM

Silver Screen ScoundrelsFeb. 5, 2018

  • Brandon Isaak and Keith Picot have both individually won a Maple Blues award together they are The Silver Screen Scoundrels!
  • Silver Screen Scoundrels
  • Feb. 5, 2018
  • 7:30 PM

54-40 UnpluggedFeb. 14, 2018

  • Songs & Stories is an intimate and reimagining of 54-40’s greatest hits performed as you’ve never heard them before. Featuring original arrangements of violin, guitar, banjo, mandolin and more this performance gives new context and spirit to classic songs fans all know and love.
  • 54-40 Unplugged
  • Feb. 14, 2018
  • 7:30 PM

Hank Williams Live
1952 Starring Joe MathesonFeb. 21, 2018

  • 1952: It seemed like the beginning of the end for Hank Williams. His marriage had ended, his contract with the Grand Ole Opry had been terminated, and his health – never good – was in serious decline.
  • Hank Williams Live
    1952 Starring Joe Matheson
  • Feb. 21, 2018
  • 7:30 PM

Dufflebag Theatre Presents CinderellaFeb. 25, 2018

  • Info: Since 1992, the DuffleBag Theatre has been celebrated at festivals and schools. Actors retell the original adaptations of select fairytales and Shakespearean classics with humour and twists. Before your eyes, audience members join in on the action. This unpredictable performance is a hilarious experience for all ages where the dream of living a fairy tale come true!
  • Dufflebag Theatre Presents Cinderella
  • Feb. 25, 2018
  • 2 PM

Rainbow Dance
Party - SelfieMarch 2, 2018

  • An evening of non-stop surprises and stunning beauty awaits you. Through virtuosic dancing and the wizardry of motion tracking technology, audiences will be swept into an otherworldly artistic wonderland.
  • Rainbow Dance
    Party - Selfie
  • March 2, 2018
  • 7:30 PM

ANASTASIA Performed
By Ballet JörgenMarch 8, 2018

  • Canada’s Ballet Jörgen brings back the magical tale of the Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia for the 100th anniversary of the story and the 10th anniversary of the production. Created by acclaimed choreographer and Artistic Director Bengt Jörgen, Anastasia is set to an original full orchestra score by Russian/Canadian composer Ivan Barbotin.
  • ANASTASIA Performed
    By Ballet Jörgen
  • March 8, 2018
  • 7:30 PM

Olate DogsApril 2, 2018

  • Olate Dogs
  • The Olate Dogs are the winning participants from Season 7 of America's Got Talent, scooping up the $1,000,000 and headlining The Palazzo.
  • April 2, 2018
  • 7 PM

Prairie Mountain FiddlersApril 7, 2018

  • Back by popular demand! This will be a foot-stomping, toe-tapping afternoon full of good old-time fiddle music. This group plays for the people and for their love of the music. It is just good old fashioned fun!
  • Prairie Mountain Fiddlers
  • April 7, 2018
  • 2:30 PM

The Calgary Fiddlers present Sweet on Fiddlin' 2018April 13, 2018

  • The Calgary Fiddlers present Sweet on Fiddlin' 2018
  • April 13, 2018
  • 7 PM

John McDermottApril 29, 2018

  • John McDermott is an international recording star and household name – known as much for his successful musical career as for his commitment to veterans' causes. In concert he never fails to enchant audiences with his beautiful voice and tasteful remembrance tributes.
  • John McDermott
  • April 29, 2018
  • 2 PM

InfinitusMay 17, 2018

  • Infinitus is a critically acclaimed beatboxing string trio known for their unique sound and upbeat performance style. With a repertoire featuring classical standards and original jazz/hip-hop arrangements and compositions, Infinitus is quickly becoming one of North America’s premiere chamber groups.
  • Infinitus
  • May 17, 2018
  • 7:30 PM

Nose Creek Players presents:
James and the Giant Peach May 24-26 2018

  • Your community theatre company, Nose Creek Players, is proud to present Roald Dahl’s endearing tale of fantastical fruit- James and the Giant Peach. Heralded as one of the greatest storytellers for children of the twentieth century, Roald Dahl tells the story of a lonesome orphan boy who finally finds a place to grow; a place of friendship and hope.
  • Nose Creek Players presents:
    James and the Giant Peach
  • Thu., May 24 - 6:30 PM
    Fri., May 25 - 6:30 PM
    Sat., May 26 - 2:30 PM