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Issue: 2017-07-05, PHOTO: courtesy of the Yukon Arts Centre

There’s a lot to look forward to at the Yukon Arts Centre (YAC) this coming season. “We want all Yukoners to enjoy the arts and not have to go down to Toronto,” says YAC Marketing and Development Director Sarah Frey. This season the centre is... Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2015-11-26 PHOTO: Eric Epstein

Attention all lovers, poets and dreamers: this holiday season The Bard is returning to the Whitehorse stage. The Guild Hall will launch its second show of the season on Nov. 26 with Shakespeare’s classic comedy Twelfth Night, Or What You Will. Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: courtesy of Deanna Fleysher

This Halloween season The Yukon Arts Centre (YAC) will present Butt Kapinksi at The Old Fire Hall, an interactive comedic murder mystery set in the style of a classic film noir movie. The show’s creator and star, Deanna Fleysher, slips into the... Read more

Theatre - Dance

Already getting tired of the long, cold winter? Well, a local quartet plans to present you with a perfect cure—they want to get rid of your winter blues by adding some of their own. Read more

Yukon Music

The strength of most plays by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Mamet lies in his characters, the moral murk in which they often exist and, above all, the laser-like precision of his dialogue. Read more

Theatre - Dance

[Sarah] Rodgers is here to direct David Mamet's 1988 play, Speed the Plow for Eric Epstein's new-old company, the Whitehorse Theatre Ensemble. She and Epstein met in 2000 ... Read more

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Gwaandak Theatre is putting on a reading series this summer featuring three plays written by First Nations playwrights, borrowing the skills of some local First Nation actors — some who are brand new to the theatre stage. Read more

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Eric Epstein and I are sitting in the black box — the creative centre of the Guild Theatre — the room that can become anything, which has become everything. He reflects back on his last 10 years with the Guild. As he steps out of the position.... Read more

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Everyone loves a "lovable rogue". In the Guild Society's musical comedy, The Man From the Capital, you get 20 rogues to pick from. Read more

Theatre - Dance

Strong singer-songwriters and high-energy techno-twist bands support this year's Frostbite Festival, a celebration of diverse music. Read more

Yukon Arts

4 out of 5 Stars The Guild pulled no punches with its first production of the season, dragging Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? out for display. And, judging from opening night, it's a great fight. Read more

Theatre - Dance

​With both the Nakai and Moving Parts theatres scaling back on productions for a season of development, Eric Epstein sees the role of the Guild Society as all that more important. "We are certainly the ones to look at classic repertoire and contempo Read more

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The masterminds at the Yukon Arts Centre are preparing for another season of entertainment. And judging from the 2009/2010 lineup, there will be a lot of dancing going on. Read more

Yukon Arts & Entertainment

After a decade of collecting dust in the Guild Society office, the script for Cabaret is finally being used and will be presented at the Guild Hall, April 2 to 18. Read more

Theatre - Dance

"Frostbite used to see bands play ... and then you would see them play on the world stage," says Patrick Singh, Frostbite Festival's new producer and general manager. Read more

Yukon Music

"I don't want someone who can do 37 voices," says Director David Mackay. "I want 37 characters." Therein lies the magic he hopes to capture with local actor Brian Fidler when they team up to present Fully Committed at the Guild Hall Feb. 5 to 21. Read more

Theatre - Dance

Colin Heath was chatting online with Eric Epstein, the artistic director of The Guild. They were playing Scrabulous at the time because they both love words. So, when Epstein typed in the invitation to Heath to come to Whitehorse to direct ... Read more

Theatre - Dance

A young Canadian string quartet that has become one of the most-celebrated chamber ensembles in the international music scene will be performing a newly commissioned work by Whitehorse composer Daniel Janke this month at the Yukon Arts Centre. Read more

Yukon Music

Skating on wash buckets, pratfalls, explosions and fart jokes – Fart jokes! What can be better than fart jokes? – combine for a rollicking fun circus show. Read more

Yukon Arts & Entertainment