This year, our company, Signal Theatre was invited to the Banff Playwrights Colony. Brian Quirt, the Director of the Colony, has expanded the notion of writing here at The Banff Centre to include interdisciplinary writing — which in our case, means movement. Dance. I wrote words too. Words, intertwined with that movement.
A unique archive including scores, recordings, interviews, news clippings and concert programs, assembled by Elma Miller, the Archivist of the Association of Canadian Women Composers (ACWC), and Ina Dennekamp, a Vancouver radio host and researcher, was donated to The Banff Centre by the ACWC in 2012. Focusing on the key period of 1980-1995, it documents over 100 Canadian women composers, as well as the networks they created to promote their work through concerts and recordings, and to provid e mutual support and encouragement.
During the midst of the deep, dark winter of 2014 something special was unfolding at The Banff Centre. The Banff Musician…
For six weeks Walter Phillips Gallery is being converted into a mini-exhibition space to highlight works from The Banff Centre’s Permanent…
The Odd Couple highlights works from The Banff Centre’s Permanent Collection. Each week will feature a new pairing of artworks that are seldom seen and rarely thought of in relation to one another.