Playwrights Atlantic Resource Center’s U-Compete playwriting competition hopes to bring a new wave of playwrights to the Canadian theatre scene For the first time in its history, Playwrights Atlantic Resource Center (also known as  PARC) is hosting a playwriting competition for young adults. PARC is a service organization that offers support, advocacy and aid towards […]

Post-secondary students from across the country devise theatre and challenge loneliness in Connections While COVID-19 has dealt the world an unjust hand of suffering and uncertainty, it has, however, had the occasional beam of light.: The circumstances have provided space for digital theatre to blossom, and for casts of diverse locations and experience to be […]

Motyer-Fancy Theatre’s upcoming student-led productions challenge passion, discrimination and what it means to be a global citizen. Behind the light of their computer screens, two bright Mount Allison student directors have been hard at work directing complex and beautiful plays. Although they take place worlds apart (both plot-wise and production-wise, as the rehearsals have been […]

Finding a sense of community and connection has proven itself to be challenging during the pandemic, but this year’s Drama Studies Society (DSS) aims to bring students together through their shared love of theatre.  The goals of the DSS are simple and important: introducing Mount Allison students to the drama studies program, hosting social events […]

Mount Allison’s Jewish Students Union returns after a five-year hiatus During the second weekend of September, the Chabad Luabvitch of the Maritimes in Halifax was met by a group of six students from outside of the city, eager to interact with fellow members of the Jewish community and celebrate the Jewish New Year. This group […]

An inside look at the wonderful world of the PARC Script Library In the quiet basement of the Crabtree building, among the bright, sterile lights and a mysterious pink computer chair at the end of the hallway, there’s a little world split between rooms B10 and B11 that is, while petite in size, an insanely […]

Garnet and Gold’s annual production sweeps audiences off of their feet in its 86th year Garnet and Gold’s already-outstanding reputation was brought to a new level this weekend with the run of this year’s spectacle, Mary Poppins. Following last year’s beautiful performance of Hello, Dolly, the annual show blew the audience’s minds yet again. Every […]

How Tintamarre breaks barriers with hilarity and diversity Right in the heart of the Mount Allison campus, a group of wildly diverse characters have been conversing over coffee in the cluttered-yet-cozy Café du Quai since September. Don’t be shocked if you haven’t heard of it, though – the café’s lush orange walls and mysterious paintings […]