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Posted @withregram • @hellocityimprov We. Are. Back‼️‼️‼️

Halifax! It’s been almost TWO YEARS since we've done a show at our little home away from home on Gottingen Street- so we figured let's make up for lost time.

Two Nights. Two Shows.

December 8th & 9th at 7:30pm! Pay a Bill - $10-$20!
Tickets go LIVE Monday, Nov 22nd at 8am⬅️

December 8th is Hello City with special guest Mollie Cronin aka @art.brat.comics ✨

December 9th will be Hello City ft. Pals of hello city 🥰

Proof of Vaccination will be required!
See you soon!

#Halifax #NovaScotia #HalifaxEvents #HalifaxNoise #HelloCityImprov #HalifaxComedy

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Posted @withregram • @homefirsttheatre Tickets are selling and they’re selling fast!

🎟Follow the link in our bio to get your tickets! 🎟
Please see the following show schedule that includes all our accessible features:

Thursday, Nov 25th @ 8:00 pm (Preview)
Friday, Nov 26th @ 8:00 pm (Opening)
Saturday, Nov 27th @ 8:00 pm
Sunday, Nov 28th @ 2:00 pm
Sunday, Nov 28th @ 8:00 pm (Heightened Narration)
Tuesday, Nov 30th @ 8:00 pm
Wednesday, Dec 1st @ 8:00 pm (ASL Interpreted)
Thursday, Dec 2nd @ 8:00 pm (Heightened Narration)
Friday, Dec 3rd @ 8:00 pm (ASL Interpreted)
Saturday, Dec 4th @ 2:00 pm
Saturday, Dec 4th @ 8:00 pm
Sunday, Dec 5th @ 2:00 pm

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#DecemberManHFT #TheDecemberMan #Halifaxnoise #HalifaxTheatre #canadiantheatre #supportlocal #YWCA #HFT #homefirsttheatre
@busstoptheatre
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T&S MEET THE TEAM: Melissa MacKenzie (she/her)

Melissa MacKenzie is a performer, creator, and activist from Epekweit (PEI). She’s trying to figure out how to build a life around storytelling, menstrual equity, and loving other humans. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance from Sheridan College.

Recent credits include: Dear Rita (Charlottetown Festival), Johnny & June (Kitbag Theatre), good girl (Trailside Music Hall; 120 Diner), It’s a Wonderful Life (Magnus Theatre), Kitsault (Pucl & Price), Anne & Gilbert (The Guild), Crazy for You, Trap Door (Theatre Sheridan), Perfect Wedding, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Stephenville Theatre Festival), We Are Canadian, Soul of the Island (Charlottetown Festival Young Company).
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T&S MEET THE TEAM: Jacob Hemphill (he/him)

Jacob Hemphill is an actor/musician/producer from Epekweit (PEI). After graduating with an Honours Bachelor in Theatre & Opera at Dalhousie University back in April 2020, Jacob can’t begin to express how grateful he is to be performing and creating art during this time. His latest endeavour has been co-founding Kitbag Theatre alongside Melissa MacKenzie and Rebecca Parent to bring as much accessible professional theatre to the Island as possible.

Recent credits include: Johnny & June, The Princess & The Handmaiden (Kitbag Theatre); The Songs of Anne & Gilbert (The Guild); Boeing Boeing, Crimes of The Heart, Dial ‘M’ for Murder, A Moon for the Misbegotten (Watermark Theatre)
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Small town. Young lovers. Big secret.

Kitbag Theatre’s Tuesdays & Sundays hits the Bus Stop stage THIS WEEKEND! Inspired by the true PEI story of the murder of Mary Tuplin, Tuesdays & Sundays is making its final off-island tour stop in Halifax on October 29-30.

SHOWTIMES:
Oct 29, 2:00PM
Oct 29, 7:30PM
Oct 30, 2:00PM
Oct 30, 7:30PM

Tuesdays & Sundays
A Kitbag Theatre Production @kitbagtheatre
By Daniel Arnold & Medina Hahn
Starring Jacob Hemphill @jakehemphill and Melissa MacKenzie @melissamackenz
Directed by Rebecca Parent @rdparent
Production & Stage Managed by Beth Elliot @elielliot
Photo by Colin Kelly @colinjkelly

Tickets available at the link in bio ✨
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Small town. Young lovers. Big Secret.

Tuesdays & Sundays hits the Bus Stop stage on October 29-30! This fast-paced, gripping piece is inspired by the true story of William Millman and Mary Tuplin and the murder that shook the community of Margate, Prince Edward Island in 1887. Kitbag Theatre's lauded production of the critically-acclaimed play is at The Bus Stop Theatre for four shows only!

BUY TICKETS: link in our bio and @kitbagtheatre bio!

SHOWTIMES:
October 29, 2:00PM
October 29, 7:30PM
October 30, 2:00PM
October 30, 7:30PM
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Another featured artist spotlight! @its_tempo

Jordan Farmer (he/him) is the interim general manager of the Bus Stop Theatre Co-Op for 2021. Known professionally as Tempo, Jordan is a multifaceted creative entrepreneur based out of Kjipuktuk, Mi’kma’ki (Halifax, Nova Scotia). Starting as a dancer, Jordan practiced with Concrete Roots, The Woods and Unity Charity, developing a strong sense of community. Equipped with a thorough understanding and connection to music, this fuelled the need to take control of the very language that influenced his movement, ultimately resulting in the transition to production. Making the jump to music, the 2021 HopScotch All Styles judge has since dedicated his craft to becoming more involved in projects advocating for racial equality and artistic freedom throughout the community. Most recently featuring as one of the anchor artists in the @driftedcollective performance for Nocturne.

Click the link in our bio to save your seat and see the show!

Doors open at 6 pm, the show starts at 7 pm tomorrow!
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Another wonderful featured artist spotlight! @fionaclancey

Fiona Clancey (she/her) is a singer/songwriter from Panuk, Mi’kma’ki (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia). Currently finishing her final year of her Bachelor of Music at Mount Allison University, Fiona is always delighted to have performance opportunities in a variety of genres. Her introspective songwriting brings listeners into her world, allowing them to feel at home. Fiona will be returning to Nova Scotia following her graduation, in hopes of both continuing her studies and working on a debut EP!

Click the link in our bio to save your seat today!
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Another addition to this Saturday’s Back In Blackbox event! @landonduquette

Landon Duquette (he/him) is a singer/songwriter based out of Kjipuktuk, Mi’kma’ki (Halifax, Nova Scotia). With influences such as Shawn Mendes, Tori Kelly and Julia Michaels to name a few; Landon’s style of music has a personal and vast approach. Ranging from delicate and honest pieces, to raw cinematic power and intensity. Accepted into the @busstoptheatre StART Program, Landon has been coached by Juno award winning artist @jrdnmusic to create a body of work he’s excited to share with you this Saturday!

Being a former Canada Winter Games medal winning gymnast, Landon knows what he wants out of his passions and cannot wait to show the world what he’s made of.

Click the link in our bio to check out his set and save your seat today!

Doors open at 6 pm, show starts at 7 pm.
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Another wonderful addition to the roster of artists performing at our variety show this Saturday! @iamgeneralkhan

Masuma Khan is a local community organizer and artist, born and raised in Kjipuktuk, Mi’kma’ki (Halifax, Nova Scotia). She is known for her overwhelming passion and commitment to dismantling systems of oppression. At most actions, you’ll find her on the megaphone chanting. Those closest to her know her for her big smile and an even bigger heart. For Masuma poetry is an expression that is tied to her cultural practice as a Pashtun. Her first album Wrath of Khan, released on April 30th 2021. Her art style is influenced by her lived experiences with white supremacy, colonialism, displacement, racism, islamophobia disability justice, and more

Click the link in our bio to save your seat today!

Doors open at 6 pm, show starts at 7 pm!
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Another artist that will be featured this Saturday night at our Back In Blackbox fundraising variety show!

@richardrockhard (he/him) is a queer artist and advocate that has been performing in the drag community for over five years. Their art consists of a mixture of having fun and telling a story. He believes in representation of all marginalized communities and spreading joy through any medium possible.

Click the link in our bio to save your seat and see the show 🥳

Doors open at 6 pm and show starts at 7 pm!
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‼️IMPORTANT UPDATE‼️

Tickets just became PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN! The Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative has decided to completely remove the paywall from this event in favour of PWYC donations. Isn’t that wonderful? 😍🙌🏽

Because COVID-19 is still a thing, we still need attendees to reserve their spot so we can ensure we’re not over capacity.

Reserve your seat here:
➡️https://forms.gle/c71ReuxvtwShf9t28⬅️

Please consider making a donation via the Cooperative’s website. The funds raised at the event will go towards supporting the Bus Stop Theatre and it’s programs like the Inclusion Fund.
➡️ https://busstoptheatre.coop/support/donate-online/⬅️
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Whoa! Check out what we just found in our beautiful Blackbox 😱

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🌟FEATURED ARTISTS🌟

G and I is the musical and real life marriage of actor Geneviève Steele and singer/songwriter Ian Sherwood. Their musical offerings are cover tunes pulled from mixed cds rediscovered during car rides, campfires and Covid.
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Catch these lovelies on Saturday October 23rd at the Bus Stop Theatre! Tickets are PWYC/$15 suggested donation. Reserve your seat here:
➡️https://forms.gle/c71ReuxvtwShf9t28⬅️

Please consider making a donation via the Cooperative’s website. The funds raised at the event will go towards supporting the Bus Stop Theatre and it’s programs like the Inclusion Fund.

➡️ https://busstoptheatre.coop/support/donate-online/ ⬅️
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#backinblackbox #busstoptheatrehalifax #busstoptheatrecoop #busstoptheatre #fundraiser #fundraiserevent #halifax #halifaxnoise #kjipuktuk #musical #artistsoninstagram #singersongwriter #artistcollaboration #couples #coversong
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✨🖤Blackbox is BEAUTIFUL🖤✨

Journey over to the 🎉NEW AND (MOSTLY) IMPROVED 🎉 Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative on October 23rd at 6pm for an evening of delicious treats, spectacular performances and prizes!

🖤Tour the space and see what’s changed; we think you’ll really like what we’ve done with the place 😉

🖤Eat free food! Gluten free and vegan options will be available🌱

🖤 Enjoy the brand new bar and drink menu 🍻 There’s like soo much beer 🤤

🖤 Bid at the silent auction and support the Bus Stop Theatre programs like the 💕Inclusion Fund💕 that helps underrepresented community members use the space for free ✨

🖤 The variety show starts at 7pm; stay tuned for featured artist spotlights! 🤩🙌🏽

🖤Dress up or down and maybe you’ll win a “Best Dressed” prize from our ❗️SECRET❗️judges 😱 There’s three categories to be one, each with a special prize 🎊

Do you think we can cram all this great stuff into one night? We think we can, our Blackbox is pretty tight 😇👌🏽

Tickets are PWYC/$15 suggested donation. Reserve your seat here:
➡️https://forms.gle/c71ReuxvtwShf9t28⬅️

Please consider making a donation via the Cooperative’s website. The funds raised at the event will go towards supporting the Bus Stop Theatre and it’s programs like the Inclusion Fund.

Hope to see you there! And remember:

💖🖤🙌🏽BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL 🙌🏽🖤💖
#halifaxnoise #halifax #halifaxnovascotia #kjipuktuk #kjipuktukcity #mikmaki #localartists #lovelocal #canadasoceanplayground #gottingenstreethalifax #northendhalifax #busstoptheatre #busstoptheatrecoop #blackandgold #varietyshow #atlanticcanada #novascotia #artsnovascotia #support4culture #startfestival #familyoverfame #fundraiser #fundraiserevent #fundraising #inclusion #representation #equity #diversity #decolonization #reindigenization
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We’re looking for someone to do regular cleaning at the Bus Stop Theatre (2203 Gottingen St).

Duties will include:

Tidying all public areas of the building
Collecting waste
Cleaning of floors and surfaces
Cleaning of bathrooms
Three shifts per week at $16 / hour.

Cleaning supplies provided.

Please send your resume to info@busstoptheatre.coop by October 1st.
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Posted @withregram • @seb_lab_ ICYMI Thanks to @thecoasthalifax for showing love to the @busstoptheatre & thanks to @ian.selig for always making me look good 😊

https://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/the-bus-stops-here/Content?oid=27129744
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Deadline tomorrow! @busstopwriterscircle • We are thrilled to announce the launch of our first zine! Featuring work by Colleen MacIsaac, Julia MacVicar, Keith Morrison, Anna Quon, Lo Robins, and Tara Taylor on the theme of process: works in process, works about processing complex experiences, and pieces that experiment with a new artistic process.

We are doing one limited print run, so preorder now or miss out forever! Zines are pay what you can and will be available for pick up at the Bus Stop Theatre back lot on June 26 + 27. You might even get a special snack when you swing by.

We’ll also be doing a launch party/ open house via Zoom on Sunday June 27 at 4 pm. Free to attend and open to everyone: friends, family, fans, and anyone interested in the writers’ circle. The event will include readings from some of our featured writers as well as a quick, fun writing exercise for all (don’t worry, rusty or shy writers - we won’t ask you to share your work with anyone!!).

Follow the link in @busstopwriterscircle bio to preorder your zine and RSVP to the launch party.

IMAGE DESCRIPTION:

A navy blue background with yellow and seafoam green text, accompanied by an loopy, decorative doodle at the centre. The text reads:
PROCESS
a writers circle zine
preorder deadline 06.22.21
launch party 06.27.21
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*The statement below was originally written in response to the recent escalation of violence against Palestinians and as a call for solidarity with Palestine. By the time the statement was ready to publish, horrific and painful events have continued cascading one after another. The validation of stories collected during the Truth & Reconciliation Commission (and well before) and the recent vicious attack on a Muslim family, together with the brutal occupation of Palestine, are all strands of a same web. The colonial violence, xenophobia and hate manifested in these events are all threads that lead back to white supremacy.

White supremacy must be combated. It is a matter of life and death.

Our thoughts go out to all those who have suffered from these recent events.*

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The Bus Stop Theatre Co-op stands in solidarity with Palestinians and denounces the military and settler occupation of Palestine by the state of Israel.

Just as we stand against colonial violence at home, we must denounce it in all instances.

As members of the co-operative movement, we espouse values of equity, solidarity and social responsibility. As such, we have a responsibility to speak out against the violent aggression perpetrated against the people of Palestine.

READ MORE ON OUR WEBSITE: Link in bio

Image credit: @toosphexy @justseeds
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