Artist Residencies

Nextfest Roxy Theatre Artist Residencies

The Nextfest Arts Company presents
Roxy Theatre Artist Residencies
as part of our 2019 Workshop Series

The Roxy on Gateway Theatre lobby/ kitchen is open and available for emerging artists to come work, chat, hang out and eat muffins.

Artists do not have be a current Nextfest artist to participate.

Hosted by Festival Director, Ellen Chorley, each two-hour session features a very casual, chill and fun opportunity to chat about the festival, jam about working in the Edmonton arts community, ask questions or just talk about looks at the 2019 Met Gala. Artists are also welcome to take a muffin and work on their own projects in a quiet corner.

Each two-hour session also features a special guest available to answer questions about working in the Edmonton arts community.

Dates/ Times/ Guests are as follows:

Friday, May 31, 2019
12:00noon- 2:00pm
with special guest Julia Grochowski (filmmaker and improviser)
at the Roxy on Gateway Theatre lobby/kitchen

Monday, June 3, 2019
12:00noon- 2:00pm
with special guest Kristi Hansen (actor, creator, and Artistic Director of Azimuth Theatre and Maggie Tree Theatre)
at the Roxy on Gateway Theatre lobby/kitchen

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
12:00noon- 2:00pm
with special guest Gerry Morita (choreographer, creator, dancer, and Artistic Director of Mile Zero Dance)
at the Roxy on Gateway Theatre lobby/kitchen

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
12:00noon- 2:00pm
with special guest Chris Wynters (musician, composer, and VP of Six Shooter Records)
at the Roxy on Gateway Theatre lobby/kitchen

Thursday, June 6, 2019
12:00noon- 2:00pm
with special guest Gina Puntil (Artistic Producer of the Workers Health Centre, director, stage manager, and safe(r) spaces advocate)
at the Roxy on Gateway Theatre lobby/kitchen

Friday, June 7, 2019
12:00noon- 2:00pm
with special guestΒ  Jill Stanton (muralist and visual artist)
at the Roxy on Gateway Theatre lobby/kitchen

We look forward to seeing you at the theatre!