Very Useful Theatre Company (The)

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Newmarket Festival of One-Act Plays

Record Details
Office Phone 905-836-5464 * cell 905-868-7870
Toll Free Phone 1-800-638-7256
After Hours Phone 905-836-5460
Fax 905-836-5458
Primary Contact John Downson, President and Director
Alternate Contact Doris Keppler Keppler, Webmaster and Internet Communications; Phone: 905-722-7792; Email:
Established 1993
Primary Executive John Dowson, President
Alternate Executive Jacque Bayley, Vice President; Phone: 289-264-4266; Email:
Funding Fees - entry fees ; Sale of Goods - tickets ; Newmarket Rotary club
Description (Service) Secures facilities for the performing arts and raises funds for that purpose * encourages, facilitates and promotes performances by various theatre companies, organizations and artists;

One Act Play Festival Youth Drama Groups & Community Theatre Companies are invited to perform in festival * includes a competition judged by an independent adjudicator with cash prizes * full administration including Publicity and Insurance provided
Hours contact for information
Dates Newmarket Festival of One-Act Plays Oct. 5, 6, and 7th 2017 at Old Town Hall Newmarket with auditions Sat July 15th 11:30am-2:00pm and Sun July 23rd 1pm-3:30pm* A Christmas Carol Sun 7 pm Dec 3, 2017 New Hope Methodist Church 337 Queen Street, Newmarket
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility community theatre groups participate * anyone can attend performance
Application auditions * see website or contact for more information
Languages English
Fees Program - entry fee of $100 for theatre groups to cover costs ; Admission - $10 per show, family of 4 ticket $30, Tables of 6 $50 or a $25 3 nights pass ; participants receive some complimentary tickets, awards show after festival free admission
Located In Community Newmarket
Mailing Address c/o Very Useful Theatre Company 
60 Harrison Dr 
Newmarket, On L3Y 4P4
Physical Access Not Applicable ; contact for accessibility where programs meet or where performances held
Service Categories Community Theatre Groups ~ Fundraising and Resource Development Support ; Theatre Performances


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