Intro

Handsome Alice welcomes you to experience theatre devoted to unleashing the human voice. At the heart of everything we create lies a commitment to artistic excellence driven by passion and spurred by daring.

Staff & Board

Staff

Meg Farhall

Artistic Director

Meg Farhall is a Calgary based actor, arts educator, and administrator. She was Artistic Director of Alberta High School of Fine Arts (2008-2009) and is Co-founder and ensemble cast member of The Late, Late Breakfast Show; a company committed to developing provocative and inclusive sketch comedy.

As an arts educator and administrator, Meg has worked for many Calgary-based organizations including: Pumphouse Theatre  Alberta Jr. High Drama Festival, Calgary One-Act Play Festival (Festival Director), Sage Theatre: Ignite Festival, and Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio.

As a performer you may have seen her work on the following stages: Downstage Theatre, Vertigo Theatre, The Shakespeare Company, Theatre Yes, High Performance Rodeo, Major Matt Mason, LunchBox Theatre and more.

Meg holds a Theatre Arts Diploma in Performance from Mount Royal College (2000), a B.FA performance (2002) and a B.Ed. Drama Education degree (2005) from The University of Lethbridge.

 


Bianca Miranda

Artistic Associate – Communications

Bianca Miranda is a Filipinx-Canadian actor and theatre-maker based in Calgary. As an artist, she aims to conscientiously and authentically tell stories and advocate for diversity. Recent credits include: Trophy (High Performance Rodeo), inVISIBLE (Handsome Alice Theatre), In & Out of Love (One Yellow Rabbit,) Little Red (Ghost River Theatre/ Major Matt Mason Collective), and Timmy, Tommy, and the Haunted Hotel (Pape & Taper). She is also continuously co-writing and developing, “The F Word”, a piece reclaiming the word “fat”, with her art partner, Keshia Cheesman.

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Board of Directors
Executive
  • Audra Stevenson – Chair
  • Abeer Habibullah – Treasurer
  • Cecilia Cheung – Secretary
Directors
  • Carrie McManus
  • Nolan E. Hill
  • Harpreet M. Dayal
  • Conrad Belau 

We are Recruiting!

Handsome Alice Theatre is seeking a new board member to take on the role of Board Chair, for a term of two years, with an option to renew for a second term.

Please contact us at board@handsomealice.com by October 15, 2021

The Role

 

The Chair presides over all meetings of the Board and the Annual General Meeting. The Chair works cooperatively with the Artistic Producer and provides leadership to the Board. The Chair also serves as a representative of the theatre to both internal and external constituencies and is an important member of the leadership team.  The Chair is responsible for serving as an advisor to the Artistic Producer and facilitating Board meetings. 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Leads the development of a mission and strategic plan for the organization
  • Ensures the Board adopts an annual work plan that is consistent with the organization’s strategic directions, mandate, and vision 
  • Keeps informed about community issues relevant to the mission and objectives of Handsome Alice Theatre
  • Ensures the Board of Directors is fulfilling its fiduciary and legal responsibilities
  • Chairs General and AGM meetings of the Board 
  • Maintains effective partnerships and communication with the community, the organization’s members, and its stakeholders 
  • Acts as one of the signing authorities for cheques, grant applications, reports, casino applications, contract, correspondence etc.
  • ensures that the senior artistic management team (Artistic Producer) is properly supported and has a strong relationship with the board

Key Competencies

  • Demonstrated leadership and involvement in the community
  • Ability to effectively lead a team in dealing with difficult issues
  • Willing and able to commit time to the leadership of the organization
  • Ability to communicate, listen and seek others’ input
  • Ability to represent the organization in the community

Experience

  • Service in a leadership position of a board (e.g., committee chairman or Executive Committee member)
  • Previous experience on a board of a small non-profit organization

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