Theatre Trips


Calgary Theatre Field Trips
Calgary field trips are geared towards seeings a wide variety of different theatre in professional houses. Occasionally there will be talk backs or pre-show chats with the actors or production personnel. Travel to and from the theatre venue provides discussion time about the performance and its merits. Every student in the Certificate and Mentorship Programmes is required to attend at least one professional or semi-professional production a month.

West Coast Theatre Trip
This trip gives Cerificate students an introduction to some of the theatre that happens in British Columbia, with an emphasis on the Christian-oriented theatre companies such as Pacific Theatre, Panic Squad, and Chemainus Theatre. Students participate in workshops with theatre professionals and attend shows at a wide variety of different tehatre companies. In addition, students explore alternative styles of whoship, tour art galleries, and have the opportunity to build deeper, more meaningful relationships with other students and RSA staff.

International Theatre Trip
In Mentorship level 1 and 2, students participate in a two-week field trip to one of the two major theatrical centres in the English-speaking world - London and New York, alternating each year. Students see world-class theatre, participate in workshops and talk-backs with West End or Broadway professionals, and take backstage tours of theatres like the Metropolitan Opera House or the Royal National Theatre. the London trip includes a vsit to Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and travel to Stratford-upon-Avon. the International Theatre Trip is a wonderful opportunity to gain a more global picture and a wider scope of the international theatre community. Students will experience being immersed in another culture and have the opportunity to build deeper, more meaningful relationships with other students and RSA staff.

Trip Fundraiser – TBA
RSA students fundraise throughout the year to help cover costs of their trip expenses. Student driven initiatives may feature a silent auction and the sale of concession items at student productions. The highlight of the fundraiser is a performance showcase taking place on Saturday Feb. 6, 2021. It could be an Improv Evening, a Ten Minute Play Festival, or a Student Showcase of original work. Whatever the event, it promises to be a high-energy performance you won’t want to miss!