March 29, 2011

Mainstage Office Grand Opening

Kamloops, B.C. - Theatre BC is pleased to announce the opening of their Mainstage 2011 office in Kamloops. Vance Schneider has been hired as the Theatre BC Administrator and Event Coordinator in Kamloops to work with the local Mainstage committee and coordinate sponsorships, fund-raising and general operations.

The new office is in the Old Courthouse Cultural Centre at 7 Seymour St. West. The Grand Opening celebration will take place on Friday, April 8th, 2011 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. There will be an official ribbon cutting with the Mayor, with a reception to follow. This event is open to the public.

Mainstage 2011, which is Theatre BC's Annual Provincial Community Theatre Festival, will take place in Kamloops from July 1st - 9th, 2011. This week-long event is a culmination of winning plays from Theatre BC's Zone Festivals, and includes workshops, socials and morning coffee critiques.

For further information, please contact Vance Schneider at the Mainstage Office at 778-471-5620 or visit the website at

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Media Contact:
Ray Mordan
Theatre BC President