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2019 Chinook Region One Act Festival

The Chinook Region One Act Festival was held March 29 and 30th at the Sterndale Bennett Theatre in Lethbridge. Contact Rita Peterson (ritapeterson2011(at) or Kate Connolly (kate.connolly(at) for more information.

Best Play - The Zoo Story by Edward Albee
   The cast consisted of Cole Fettig (left rear) and Josh Hammerstedt  (left front) 
    Director - Mary Lynn Muhly  (far left)
Best Male Actor - Brent Clark   -  At the Mercy of the Waves  (centre back)
Best Female Actor - Tracy Wyman  -  Falling Through Time  (far right)
Best Original Script - Jordy Wiens  -  At the Mercy of the Waves (second from right)

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2018 Chinook Region One Act Festival

2018 Festival was held April 6 at CASA
Adjudicator  -  Greg MacArthur
Winning Play  - Helen  (an original script by Megan Couch)
Best Female Actor - Jocelyn Steinborn     (Love's Best By?)
Best Male Actor - John Tasker  (Helen)

2017 Chinook Region One Act Festival

The festival happened Saturday, April 8, 7:00 pm at the Sterndale Bennett Theatre

Adjudicator - Sharon Peat
Best Play (original script) - Portraits Past Drowning by Alexandra Long
Best Actor - Connor Christmas - What Did You Do? (Original script - A collective creation by ' Dynamic Pupil')
Best Actress - Jocelyn Steinborn - Two Fools who Gained a Measure of Wisdom by Tim Kelly

2015 Chinook Region One Act Festival Results

March 13, 2015

Sterndale Bennett Theatre, Lethbridge

Adjudicator - Doug Macarthur
4 entries, 3 of which were original scripts
Audience of 90+


BEST PLAY  (to represent Chinook at the 2015 Provincials in Red Deer May 22/23)
"FEED ME DIAMONDS"  - Beans Theatre.  Director - Alisha Van Wieren.

BEST ORIGINAL SCRIPT  "Feed me Diamonds"  Written by  JAY NORTHCOTT



2014 Chinook Region One Act Festival Results

March 27/28, 2014

Sterndale Bennett Theatre, Lethbridge

Adjudicator - Gail Hanrahan, University of Lethbridge Theatre Department 
Outstanding Production:
'Co-Workers' by A.J. Baragar. Thugwork Theatre, Director Cassandra
Alberta Playwrights Network 'Best New Play' Award: 'Co-Workers' by A.J. Baragar
Best Male Actor: Colin Dingwall ('Co-Workers' - Thugwork Theatre)
Best Female Actor: Josephine Christensen ('A Kind of Fabulous Hatred' - Koru Productions)
There were 5 entries and audience of 180.

2015 Chinook Regional One Act Festival - March 13 & 14

Sterndale Bennett Theatre, Lethbridge. Hosted by Playgoers of Lethbridge.
Deadline for entries - Feb 28, 2015

2013 Results

Chinook One Act Festival took place Fri April 19 & Sat April 20 at the Sterndale Bennett Theatre in Lethbridge. We had 7 entries and total audience of about 200. Our adjudicator was Gail Hanrahan, Theatre Arts Prof at U of Lethbridge, and an accomplished actor and director.

Best Overall Play - 'The Tighty-Whities do...Death' by the Tighty-Whities
Cast Kelly Malcolm and Emma Sinclair, directed by Kathryn Smith. This play went on to win best overall play at the Provincials in High River.
Best female actor - Kelly Malcolm
Best male actor - Justin Masson
New Play award - Ed Bayly for 'gone but not forgotten'