Celebrating Success

The Tic Toc TEN Short Performance Festival challenges Regina artists to write and present 10-minute performances.

Regina compower Stephen Leidal received Arts Board grants to attend the 2018 composition session at the Domaine Forget Academy in Quebec and the Opera from Scratch workshop in Halifax.

The show’s tagline says it all: “Mermaids. Campfires. Pirates. Clowns. Water and Fire. Earth and Air. Poems, Stories, Songs. It’s Elemental.” Elemental is a double-bill of new one-person plays by Saskatoon artists, presented as part of Live Five’s current season.

As the sole kizomba instructor in Regina, Flany Ba knew that she would need to seek out opportunities in other locales to develop her skills in the African dance style. A Micro-Grant enabled her to take intensive African dance teacher and performer training in Montreal. 

A grant from the Arts Board helped a Prince Albert gallery promote northern Indigenous artists.

Iryn Tushabe received an Independent Artists grant to work toward the first draft of her novel and attend a retreat at Sage Hill Writing Experience.

Indigenous artists Margaret Harrison and Rosella Carney are working hard to ensure their traditional art forms will continue to be practiced by future generations.

Deaf Syrian actor Mustafa Alabssi credits Saskatchewan Arts Board artist residency program with his Netflix debut.

An Arts Board grant enabled students and community members in Midale to participate in cultural and artistic experiences.

The Regina Symphony Orchestra continues to prove that classical music is meaningful to our society.