2017 Showcase Concert tickets for the Stars of the Festival concert may be purchased
in the lobby of the Webber Academy Performing Arts Centre after 6:00pm this evening.
Call the office for tickets 403-283-6009
The Calgary Performing Arts Festival’s Showcase Concert series recognizes the top performers at Festival in a variety of disciplines.
Musical Theatre Showcase
Saturday, April 29, 2017 7:00pm
Leacock Theatre, Mount Royal University
Our most outstanding musical theatre students will perform selections from the newest shows as well as all-time favorite Broadway classics. Students of all ages, in solo and group performances will treat us to an exciting evening of song and dance.
Scholarships to be awarded: $800
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Gary Miller Memorial Scholarship and Anonymous donor
Wednesday May 3 , 2017 7:00pm
Lincoln Park Room, Mount Royal University
We look forward to stellar performances of works of the grand masters of classical music including Mozart, Chopin and Grieg at this concert. Participants from a variety of disciplines will be recognized and scholarship winners will be announced at the end of the evening. The grand winner will have the opportunity to perform with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.
Scholarships to be awarded: $4,000
Scholarship Sponsor(s): The Scandanavian Cultural Society of Calgary, Austrian Canadian Society of Calgary, Dr. Otto and Mrs. Nicholle Huhn, Vic Lavicka, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Polish Canadian Association
Outstanding Speech Performers Showcase
Friday, May 5, 2017 7:00pm
Wright Theatre, Mount Royal University
The Registered Speech Teachers Association of Alberta joins the Calgary Performing Arts Festival in hosting the eighth annual Outstanding Speech Performers Showcase. Promising young speech and drama performers bring a unique program of the world’s great classics and exciting new works to the stage.
Scholarship(s) to be awarded: $1,000
Scholarship sponsor: Dorothy W. Gregory Speech Arts Scholarship
Sunday, May 7, 2017 7:00pm
Webber Academy Performing Arts Centre
Highlighting the Festival’s most outstanding performers, the Stars of the Festival Concert showcases the talents and potential of the 10,000 competitors. The winner of the very prestigious Rose Bowl and Rose Bowl Scholarship(s) will be announced at the end of the concert.
Scholarship(s) to be awarded: $5,000
Scholarship Sponsor: Kiwanis Clubs of Calgary
Concert Sponsor: Optimist Clubs’ Park Society of Calgary
Student (18 and under) $10.00
During the Festival: Tickets are available by phoning the Festival Office at 403-283-6009.
At the Venue: Tickets may be purchased before the concerts, given it’s not sold out, one hour before showtime.
Encouraging amateur performing arts in our community.