ADFA Calgary Region

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2019 Calgary Region Results

Outstanding Performance – Wil Knoll, Waiting on the Thunder
Outstanding Performance –  Zoe Arthur, Zoo
Outstanding Technical Merit: Valour & Tea, Mercutio & Tybalt
Outstanding Director: Megan Couch, Calling
Outstanding Production: Reckless Daughter Creative, Zoo
Outstanding Original Script: Madeleine Taylor-Gregg, Zoo
Adjudicator – Col Cseke

The Pumphouse Theatre and Alberta Drama Festival Association are at it again for the 36th annual Calgary Region One-Act Play Festival.

Over three evenings, from March 21-23, we are thrilled to be presenting nine one-act plays from a diverse array of local artists. From drama to comedy, new work to classics, the One Act Play Festival offers something for everyone. Each evening will be accompanied with a public adjudication by this year’s festival adjudicator, and a post-show reception. The Calgary Region One-Act Play Festival is an exciting way to see some of Calgary's most passionate up and coming theatre artists. Come take in a night of great entertainment while supporting local performing arts!

Dates: March 21-23, 2019

Location: Victor Mitchell Theatre @ The Pumphouse Theatres (2140 Pumphouse Ave SW)
Time: 7:30pm nightly

Tickets: $15 Adult $12 Senior/Students

Festival Passes: $40 Adult $30 Senior/Students

To purchase tickets online, visit

For more information, visit or contact Kelly Malcolm, Programming Director, at kelly(at) or 403.263.0079 ext 100


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Theatre SHHH! Present: Breath by Sienna Holden

“A recovering addict named Sarah is attempting to reconnect with her estranged ten year old daughter, Molly. Sarah’s father, Sean is very skeptical that Sarah can stay clean and is very protective of the granddaughter he is raising. Molly is trying to work through the pain of her father’s sudden passing and the guilt and shame she feels”

“Does one moment determine the course of a life?”

Comedy Drama Musical / Runtime 45 min / Course Language

AWA Productions Present: Room Eight-Zero-Seven by Geoff Bamber

“When Joanna checks into a hotel after an awful day travelling, she just wants to rest, so she is at all pleased when Lennox walks in. However, that is nothing to her reaction at the appearance of his guest…”

Comedy / Runtime 35 min / Mild Language and Sexual Themes


Reckless Daughter Creative Present: Yugen by The Reckless Daughter Creative Collective

“Three women and their stories. A journey through movement and creative speech that explores what it is like to live in the world as a woman and how we are socialized to believe we must race against the clock, race against each other, and battle ourselves to achieve perfection”

“Yugen (Japanese) – ‘an awareness of the universe that triggers emotional responses too deep and powerful for words’”

Comedy Drama Movement / Runtime 60 min / Strong Language, Nudity, and Mature Themes

Gang of Three Present: Night Call by Archie Wilson

“Mathew’s quiet night in is disturbed by a couple of strange visitors. The fearsome Sokolov seems very interested in Matthew’s book collection while the voluptuous Lisa is paying more attention to Matthew himself. But what is it they are really after? A menacing short play with a comic twist”

Comedy / Runtime 15 min / Mild Language and Sexual Themes


play between your thighs Productions Present: Transformance – A Transgender Love Story with Songs by T J Jablonski

“Mack inadvertently rescues Angelica at a LGBTQ+ rally. This brief encounter evolves into a tumultuous relationship. Both share a life long struggle with gender identity and are in the process of transitioning. Their drug addled love story is raw and unsettling. Built with interwoven monologues, dialogue and songs, TRANSFORMANCE challenges our universal desire to grow and be loved, to be understood and belong, to succeed and transform or die.

“Like gender, love is not always what it seems; a story of transformation.”

Musical / Runtime 60 min / Strong Language and Adult Content

Dropbear & Panda Present: Dead Ringer by Michael Dean Dargie & Jennifer Maclean

“Ever since they were kids, Greg and Laura were destined to be together, but fate had other plans. Now they can only meet once a year at their favourite spot, under a beautiful Maple Tree. Unfortunately, the one anchor holding them together has been destroyed, leaving the two ex-lovers struggling to come to grips with their past, present, and uncertain future”

“How do you connect with someone you’re meant to be with if you are destined to never be together?”

Comedy Drama / Runtime 20 min / Mild Language

For more information including One-Act Play Festival rules and regulations, please feel free to email us at boxoffice(at)


Chinook Regional One Act Festival Winners 2009