Sunday, October 16, 2005

Theatre Productions On Stage at the Jubilee for Contact East 2005!

Monday, October 17th / 9:00 A.M. / Jubilee Theatre
The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada is a professional touring company of high artistic standard. Their newest full-length ballet AMADEUS, is a gripping work exploring envy, greed and isolation. Conceived and choreographed by Igor Dobrovolskiy, with bold costume and set design by Michael Eagan, AMADEUS blends the music of Mozart and Salieri with a spellbinding

plot and larger-than-life characters. This masterful story traces Mozart?s life through his music, and depicts his inability to connect with a society that accepts his musical creations but not the composer. Dobrovolskiy vividly intertwines human drama with dynamic choreography. This is an innovative interpretation of the life of a brilliant artist. This full-length showcase will be held on Monday, October 17th at 9:00 A.M. at the Jubilee Theatre.

King of Fun

Monday, October 17 / 2:00 P.M. / Jubilee Theatre

Andy Jones was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland where he co-founded the Resource Centre for the Arts, co-writing, acting in, and directing many original productions. Andy has written five critically acclaimed one-man comedy show and has extensively toured across Canada, the UK, and Ireland. He was recently nominated for a Gemini for his performance in To The Wall, on CBC television’s “Opening Night” series. Andy Jones will be performing The King O? Fun during Contact East on Monday, October 17 at 2:00 P.M. in the Jubilee Theatre.

Amazing Gracie

Amazing Gracie, based on the comedy and songs of the legendary British entertainer Gracie Fields, is a fast-paced, vaudeville-style musical revue starring Prince Edward Islanders Pamela Campbell, Nancy Beck, and Andrew Zinck. The production is bright and optimistic, with crisp, energetic, clever performances and colourful, zany costumes and props.

Taking in Strangers

Tuesday, October 18 / Jubilee Theatre / 2:15 pm

Louise Moyes performs docu-dances: staged, bilingual, one-woman shows she researches, choreographs, and performs, working with the rhythm of voices, language and accents like a musical ?score?. Taking in Strangers is a full-length bilingual show exploring through oral history and dance, as well as physical theatre, video and projected images, the similarities between people in Newfoundland and Québec. Stories from St. John’s to Lac St. Jean edited from interviews and writings.

Tighten the Traces

Tuesday, October 18 / Jubilee Theatre / 3:10 pm

Tighten the Traces is based on a real-life story written and performed by Robbie O’Neill. It’s a dynamic and engaging presentation about an incredible man named Leo Kennedy who overcame great odds (cerebral palsy and polio) to become a well-known character throughout Nova Scotia.

Two Minutes of Silence - A Pittance of Time

Wednesday, October 19 / 10:00 am / Jubilee Theatre

Terry Kelly performs in “Two Minutes of Silence - A Pittance of Time” combines music and theatre in an emotional production that looks at the folly of war. This musical drama is a tribute to Remembrance Day through the inspirational music of Terry Kelly and the dramatic story of John & Elsie Murray (Brad Hodder & Sara Tilley) - a young married couple separated by the events of World War 1.

Single Day Passes (incl. tax)

Passes for:

Sunday, October 16 $57.50

Monday, October 17 $86.25

Tuesday, October 18 $86.25

Wednesday, October 19 $86.25

Includes all seminars, lunch, and showcases

Single Function Tickets

Workshops (per session) $25

Main Stage Showcases (per session at the Jubilee Theatre) $10

Young Audience Showcase (Main Stage - Jubilee Theatre) $5

Rock ‘n’ Roll Showcase (Silver Fox Yacht Club) $5

For more information and/or ticket information call the Jubilee Theatre Box

Office 902-888-2500, 1-800-708-6505 or visit

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