Get a backstage pass and learn what happens behind the scenes at The Grande Parlour Arts and Culture Venue. What you see on stage is only a small portion of the hard work that goes into every production. Our blog will give you the inside scoop, behind the scenes access, and tips for budding artists in our community.
There can come a time in many relationships when the well of ideas for a good date night has run dry. Hopefully, it’s because you’ve used up all your ideas on great dates and not that it’s been so long since your last date you don’t even know where to start! Either way, keep reading…
Are you a creative person looking to get more involved in your local community of friendly creatives? When you’re volunteering at the Grande Parlour, there’s no pressure. But there’s lots to do if you want to dive into the exciting role of volunteering. Giving back to your community is an empowering choice, and highly rewarding…Read More
Who said that outdoor concerts, fun, and barbecues are reserved for the heat of the summer? Switch the time of year to the dead of winter and the setting to a picturesque snowy scene: You get Snojuhla. This majestic winter wonderland has Cold Lake locals and visitors alike reimagining the meaning of outdoor fun. Snojuhla…Read More
Who doesn’t love a great mystery? Murder mysteries are a staple of entertainment and films like Murder on the Orient Express and Sherlock Holmes continue to keep it alive. But why watch a murder mystery when you can participate in one? The Grande Parlour theatre is set to launch a Clue Murder Mystery Theatre event…Read More
Not everyone can be (or should be) an actor, but acting classes—even better, acting classes in Cold Lake Alberta—often have surprising benefits. 1) Poise How often do you think about how you’re standing and sitting, and what your posture says about you? Probably not often, if ever. Actors have to be thinking about their poise…Read More
Theatre has a reputation for edgy plays and ‘going there’ that few other mediums can match. There’s something about being metres from the site of something horrible taking place that truly lets it sink in. As one of the only forms of popular entertainment for a good chunk of history, theatre was one of the…Read More
Theatre might not have the close-up intimacy of books or the infinite scope of film, but is still with us after thousands of years thanks to the ways in which playwrights have managed to push the limits of our imagination. If you’re new to theatre in Alberta, or if you’ve still got gaps in your…Read More