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JOB POSTING: Fundraising & Outreach Assistant

The Bus Stop Theatre Co-operative is offering a summer position as Fundraising & Outreach Assistant. This job is being offered with the assistance of Canada Summer Jobs. To be eligible

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Although slower than hoped for, construction of our new front entrance and facade is progressing! We’re a little bit further ahead making the entrance more accessible with a new permanent

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Posted @withregram • @suddenlylisten Only three days away from our big show at Bus Stop Theatre, May 17th, 7:30.

Check out what Exclaim! had to say about watching @slowpitchsound

"To marry such a range in sounds smoothly is no small feat, but SlowPitchSound's skill-set incorporate the playfulness of jazz and the world-building of science fiction." - Exclaim!

Don't miss out!


The Bus Stop Theatre Co-operative is offering a summer position as Fundraising & Outreach Assistant.

This job is being offered with the assistance of Canada Summer Jobs.


More details on our website at

Please send a cover letter and resume (labeled with your name) by email to

The Bus Stop Theatre Co-operative is an equal opportunity employer. We recognize that individuals from marginalized communities may have limited access to opportunities to build experience in arts administration. We also acknowledge that lived experience can be as valuable as formal training. We encourage applicants to describe the unique contributions they would bring to the organization in their cover letter.

Posted @withregram

Our Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday (evening) show are filling up! If you can't attend in person, we're also selling E-Tickets that allow you to stream the show from wherever you are.

We encourage folks to buy their tickets in advance! In addition, please know that we are taking steps to keep everyone safe during this time. Please read our COVID section below for more information.


Individual Tickets include Regular, Student/Senior/Artist as well as PWYC, and E-Tickets.


The Bus Stop Theatre is fully accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.

E-Tickets allow folks to stream the event from wherever they are.


In addition to the audience capacity being reduced to 75 seats, we STRONGLY encourage all patrons and guests to remain masked while attending the festival.

The reduced capacity and continued mask-wearing will help ensure the health and safety of everyone in attendance.


OutFest is the largest Queer Theatre festival in Atlantic Canada and will be relaunching at The Bus Stop Theatre in Kjipuktuk / Halifax. After seven successful festivals in Kitchener, ON, this 6-day festival aims to provide a platform for multi-disciplinary artists to create stories that reflect our community, both past, and present.

You can find more information about the full festival lineup, tickets, and more via our website - link in bio.

#OutFestHFX #QueerTheatre #TheatreFestival #HFX

[Image Description: A blue canvas with black paint. The OutFest logo in the centre, the words A Queer Theatre Festival in white text below and April 26th - May 1st written in a black box with white text]

Posted @withregram • @garfea Look at all these amazing pals!! So excited to do some improv with them next weekend. Only a handful of tickets left if you want to come join us for a laugh! ...

Posted @withregram • @busstopwriterscircle ✨✨✨SIGN UPS OPEN✨✨✨ link in bio to secure a spot for this Sunday, April 24th! Writers from any format or genre welcome 🌻 Share your work in progress and receive feedback from the hive mind of fellow writers 🐝 or just join in to listen and support! ✨✨✨PS we’re back on Zoom for now! 💚 ...

Posted @withregram • @busstopwriterscircle 🌼🍃spring is gonna sprang and the Writers’ Circle will meet again!🔥✨ join us IN PERSON this month in the new community room at our beloved @busstoptheatre ! Link in bio to register! ♥️♥️♥️ ...

It’s never too late.
#iwd #internationalwomensday

(Item was bought at a local crafters market a few years back. Apologies for not knowing who to credit.)

Our team keeps growing!!
And we're so excited that our team now includes Amelia George @amemelia_g as our new Assistant Technical Director & Custodian 💪
Amelia graduated from Acadia University’s Theatre Production program in 2019 with a concentration in projection/video design. That being said, she can often be found doing a little bit of everything from lighting, to set and prop construction, costumes, stage management, painting, and whatever needs doing in-between. Since graduating, she has worked with several local companies across Nova Scotia/Mi’kma’ki, including The Villains Theatre, Ship’s Company Theatre, The Bus Stop Theatre, Valley Summer Theatre, and Quick as a Wink Theatre Society. Incapable of sitting still, Amelia is constantly in pursuit of new ways to create and present theatre that pushes boundaries.

Join us for our Annual General Meeting!! 🎉
Monday, March 21st 6PM

We've been saying it for the last 3 years but... WHAT A YEAR!!

COVID has sent many wrenches flying into our gears over the last year, impacting both our operations and our renovation project. However, thanks to much support, we are making it through! Our renovation project will be almost complete by the time of this AGM and we'll be taking you on a little video tour of the most recent changes. 😮

We need you in attendance! We'll keep it short and sweet. 😊

Register using the link in our Bio.

We are beyond thrilled to welcome Andre Fenton as our new Writers Circle Coordinator (@busstopwriterscircle )!!

Andre Fenton is an award-winning African Nova Scotian writer, author, spoken-word artist, and
arts educator who has represented Halifax at seven national poetry festivals across Canada. He
was the 2015 recipient of The Spirit of The Slam Award. Andre is an author of two YA novels, Worthy of Love, which won bronze in The Coast Best of, and was selected for In The Margins
annual Fiction Recommendation List to highlight best fiction and non-fiction titles focused on
youth populations living in marginalized existences. He is also the author of ANNAKA that was
shortlisted for the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Atlantic Canadian Children’s Literature in the
2021 Atlantic Book Awards. Through the lens of fiction and poetry, Andre has facilitated
workshops at over 30 schools across Nova Scotia helping young writers and performers develop
their craft. His forthcoming novel, The Summer Between Us, will be released this spring, and he
is working on a feature screenplay.

We’re looking for awesome people to join our Board of Directors! Is that YOU?

Join us for an informal Q&A to chat with current Board members and find out what its all about.

February 16, 7:00pm – Member information session on Zoom

*Email to receive the Zoom link.

Each year, we welcome new directors to join the board of directors, in order to steward the
organization. As a co-operative, our board is composed of members (patrons and performers) and thus
all of those who wish to stand for nominations should be (or become) members of the co-operative.
Confirmation of directors will take place at the Bus Stop Theatre Co-operative Annual General Meeting.

Our Annual General Meeting will take place on Zoom on March 21, 2022.

Find a link toward a Nomination Package in our Bio.

❤️💛💚Happy Black Herstory Month!❤️💛💚

-Video Caption-
Hello everybody! Madeleine Tench from the Bus Stop Theatre board here, wanting to wish you all a happy Black History/Black Herstory month.

I know that February can be a tough time for many of us, myself included, because of the weather, but we have wonderful Grandfather sun here giving us energy and warmth. We can use this time to learn about the exploitation and oppression of Black African people, but also to celebrate and remember how much Black African culture has enriched the world and how much we’ve given.

So I will share something I found recently. I discovered a musical from the 1970s written by a Black woman named Micki Grant. It’s called “Dont Bother Me, I Cant Cope.” It’s a great show, I’ll share the soundtrack below. Please listen to it and learn more about Micki Grant.

Let’s celebrate Black African Culture and keep moving together. I’ll be back with more Black Herstory soon. Black Lives Matter, Every Child Matters, Thank you Black people. Take care. I’m sending love.
-Video End-

Dont Bother Me, I Cant Cope Soundtrack:
#blackhistorymonth #blackherstorymonth #blackherstory #africanheritage #blackculture #africanculture #blackmusic #mickigrant #dontbothermeicantcope #blm #blacklivesmatter #everychildmatters #thankyoublackpeople

~Info & Description in Bio~


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Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our community and to facilitate experience acquisition and career potential in the cultural sector. For this job position, we will only accept applications from people of the Deaf, Disabled or Mad community, as well as Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and People of Colour. If you are a member of one of these equity groups you are encouraged to self-identify, on either your application form, your cover letter or your resume.

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