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Theatre and Performing Arts

The performing arts receive substantial support in St. Paul, and long-standing amateur theatre organizations have added to the artistic character of the community.

In October of 1955, Le Cercle Dramatique de St-Paul debuted with "Ces Dames aux chapeaux verts." The group went on to establish the "Festival des Alentours," inviting local secondary schools to take part and inspiring them to form their own award-winning acting troupe called "le Théâtre de Chez-Nous."

Over the years, the troupe has performed a number of French-Canadian plays, some bilingual and many of them by Western Francophone playwrights. Le Cercle Dramatique continues to offer live theatre in St. Paul and other Francophone centres throughout Alberta.

Le Cercle Dramatique


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