Western Canada Theatre

PACT Membership: Regular Membership

PACT Caucuses: Indigenous, Regional Theatres, Rural Theatres,

PACT Region: 1 – British Columbia

The Mission Statement is the basis of the Artistic mandate of Western Canada Theatre and remains:

Western Canada Theatre will provide the Kamloops regional community with challenging professional live theatre. The Company will entertain, educate, enrich, and interact with the cultural mosaic of its community.

Western Canada Theatre will promote and assist the performing arts through the provision of educational, theatrical, and artistic opportunities and services, and through the management and operation of facilities. All of this will be accomplished with fiscal integrity.

Current Season:

Please visit www.wctlive.ca for information on theatre programming & organization

Contact Information:

Company Information:

  • Season Starts: September
  • Season Ends: May
  • Theatre Tours: Yes
  • Tour Locations:
    • Regionally
    • Nationally
  • Engagement Contracts:
    • ADC
    • CTA
  • Affiliations & Memberships (other than PACT): BC Arts Alliance
  • New Play Development Activities:

    WCT undertakes play development activities throughout the season.  Please contact James MacDonald, Artistic Director, for more information.  James@wctlive.ca

  • Senior Staff:

  • James MacDonaldArtistic Director
  • Evan KlassenManaging Director
  • Dawn BergstromProducer
  • Bill ChabassolProduction Manager
  • Ron ThompsonFinance Manager

Venue Information:

  • Mainspace: Yes
  • Studio space: Yes
  • Rehersal space: Yes
  • Other space: Yes

Rental Information:

  • Venue rental Information:

    Venue rentals: yes
  • Venue rental contact name: Shevaun Fortune
  • Venue rental contact title: Venue Services Director
  • Venue rental contact phone: 250-372-3216
  • Venue rental contact email: shevaun@wctlive.ca
  • Other rental Information:

    Other rentals:
    • Costumes
    • Equipment
    • Props
  • Other rental contact name: Bill Chabassol
  • Other rental contact title: Production Manager
  • Other rental contact email: bill@wctlive.ca

Solicitation Information:

  • Playwrights:

    Accept unsolicited scripts: no
  • Policies: Please contact James MacDonald, Artistic Director.  James@wctlive.ca
  • Actors:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Policies: Please submit to WCT Producer, Dawn Bergstrom, dawn@wctlive.ca
  • General auditions: yes
  • General auditions guidelines: Please submit to WCT Producer, Dawn Bergstrom, dawn@wctlive.ca
  • Contact name: Dawn Bergstrom
  • Contact Title: Producer
  • Contact Email: dawn@wctlive.ca
  • Production staff:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Contact name: Bill Chabassol
  • Contact Title: Production Manager
  • Contact Email: bill@wctlive.ca
  • Administrative Staff:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Contact name: Evan Klassen
  • Contact Title: Managing Director
  • Contact Email: careers@wctlive.ca
  • Designers:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Contact name: Dawn Bergstrom
  • Contact Title: Producer
  • Contact Email: dawn@wctlive.ca
  • Directors:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Contact name: Dawn Bergstrom
  • Contact Title: Producer
  • Contact Email: dawn@wctlive.ca

Address Information

1025 Lorne Street Kamloops V2C 6K5 BC, CA
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General Office - Reception Hours: 10am-5pm, Monday to Friday (closed all statutory holidays)   Kamloops Live! Box Office Hours: July 1 - Labour Day:  10am-6pm, Monday-Friday (closed all statutory holidays) After Labour Day through June 30: 10am-6pm, Monday-Saturday (closed all statutory holidays)   The box office at venue opens 1 hour prior to curtain.

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