24 Hours Full! Join us at Brave New Words!

Registration for this year’s 24 Hour Challenge is closed! We’ve got our dozen or so brave souls who will spend a creative weekend making new things.

BUT

Everyone can share in the results, and hear from other Whitehorse writers at this years first edition of

Brave New Words

Tuesday November 5th
7pm – Doors and Reading sign up
7:30pm – Readings begin.

North of Ordinary Experience Centre.

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Jacob Zimmer
Announcing Nakai's Landscape Theatre Residency Year 1!

Kicking off its 40th season, Nakai is taking it outside – onto a stage of unimaginable possibility.

In pursuit of “Theatre that can only be made here,” Yukon’s Nakai Theatre is launching an ambitious new program this summer that asks, “What is the theatre that matches the scale of our landscape?”

This first year of a multi-year project includes community build nights (July 24 and 31) at Yukonstruct’s Makespace, hosting Outdoor Theatre Workshops for Youth with Kwanlin Dün First Nation Youth Recreation (August 7-9) and the inaugural Landscape Theatre Residency (August 15-25) at the Yukon College - Cold Climate Innovation wing in NorthLight Innovation, the Yukon Arts Centre and a range of outdoor sites around Whitehorse and Carcross.

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Jacob Zimmer
Nakai 2019 Annual General Meeting & Special Meeting

It’s that time of year again - Annual General Meeting notices abound across the territory. Nakai Theatre will be hosting its AGM and a Special Meeting July 23 at 6pm, in the board room of the White Pass Building (second floor, 1109 Front Street).

Join us for a cozy evening of real life theatre in the style of a relaxed Robert’s Rules of Order! We will eat snacks, vote on changes to our by-laws, and elect our board of directors.

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Zach McCann-Armitage
Announcing the Pivot lineup!

Trader Time returns to open Nakai Theatre’s Pivot Festival 2019

Whitehorse, YT —  November 7, 2018 Nakai Theatre and the Yukon Arts Centre unveiled the lineup for Pivot Festival 2019 today during a Facebook Live event. The two-week festival will run from January 10 to 26 and will bring comedy, theatre and storytelling to Whitehorse and Dawson City.

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Jacob Zimmer
Get involved with Nakai!

The volunteer Board of Directors connects the staff and programming to communities, skills and approaches that are needed to develop a remarkable, catalyzing arts organization.

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Jacob Zimmer
Kaori Torigai leaving position for new opportunities.

During her time at Nakai, Kaori brought energy, smarts and an infectious laugh to the work and company. She not only led the company administratively, but spearheaded projects including Stranger Connections and acted as a strong voice for the arts and theatre in the community. While she will no longer be staff with Nakai, we all hope to work together in the future in new and exciting ways.

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Jacob Zimmer