08 May 2016
May 8, 2016

The Affections of May Photos

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Dress Rehearsal, May 8 2016 read more →

The production team of The Affections of May are pleased to announce that the cast is now complete. Character Played By May Tanja Puchala Brian David Brennan Quinn Peter  Veale Hank Jason Matheson   The production team Director: Helen Weeden Producer: Ian Glen Stage Manager: Charlene Gardner Congratulations to all! The Affections of May will run May 10th to.. read more →

06 Feb 2016
February 6, 2016

Winter 2016 Newsletter


Winter is upon us, and despite conflicting reports from groundhogs across North America, it will be here a while longer. Rural Root is starting our 11th season, and the weather has not slowed the team putting together our spring show, The Affections of May by Norm Foster. Director Helen Weeden and Producer Ian Glen are off and.. read more →

Rehearsal, October, 2015 read more →

Dress Rehearsal, November 22, 2015 read more →

18 Oct 2015
October 18, 2015

Fall 2015 Newsletter


It’s mid October, and Rural Root is busy preparing for our Fall show. Normally, we would have been starting our run in mid October, but because we have chosen a Christmas theme this fall, we have pushed the run into late November. This is a first for Rural Root, but we think you will enjoy.. read more →

26 May 2015
May 26, 2015

Acting: An outstanding hobby


It all started when my parents signed me up for a drama class at the West Carleton School of Performing Arts. When I was very young, they noticed my passion for storytelling and my reenactments of things I’d seen; and so it began. So far, I’ve performed as everything from a penguin, the man in.. read more →

25 May 2015
May 25, 2015

That Darn Plot Photos

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Dress Rehearsal, May 24, 2015 read more →

11 Apr 2015
April 11, 2015

April Newsletter


April is upon us, and theoretically the start of spring. We have been hard at work rehearsing for our spring show, That Darn Plot by David Belke which opens on May 27th. Under the leadership of director Ron Gardener, the play is really starting to take shape and the characters are developing nicely. You really don’t want.. read more →

04 Mar 2015
March 4, 2015

Spring Newsletter


Incredibly we have survived a record-setting February and are finally moving into March, and theoretically the start of spring. And with that comes this Spring Newsletter and preparations for our spring show, That Darn Plot by David Belke, directed by Ron Gardner. This show will mark our last in the current incarnation of the community centre, and.. read more →

31 Dec 2014
December 31, 2014

Holiday Newsletter


It’s hard to believe that 2014, and Rural Root’s 10th season, is drawing to a close. It’s been a good year, and we have 2 more great shows under our belt. We have had some wonderful celebrations, and we welcome new board members to the fold. It’s been fun, and it’s been a lot of.. read more →

05 Dec 2014
December 5, 2014

Director for That Darn Plot


Rural Root Theatre is pleased to announce that our spring show, That Darn Plot, will be directed by Ron Gardner. Congratulations Ron! Ron will be working with Sasha P. Gardner as stage Manager. The show will run from May 26th to 30th. We are seeking a producer for the show, if you are interested please contact.. read more →

13 Nov 2014
November 13, 2014

November Newsletter


A giant thanks to all our volunteers and members for making our 10th anniversary celebrations such a success! We had a packed evening for our opening night of Ladies of Harmony with many of our sponsors coming to the champagne reception before the show, and many members took part as well. We also had a very.. read more →

19 Oct 2014
October 19, 2014

Ladies of Harmony Photos

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Dress Rehearsal, October 19, 2014 read more →

07 Oct 2014
October 7, 2014

October Newsletter


Our October play, Ladies of Harmony, is about to start its run! The team has been working hard to get everything into place for opening night on October 21st. Our publicity efforts for the first time include radio, thanks to our producer, Kathy Tasse, and our hairdresser Angela Blyth. See if you can catch the.. read more →

28 Sep 2014
September 28, 2014

Ladies of Harmony

In the News

We’re in the news! Read all about our fall play, Ladies of Harmony, in the West Carleton Review. Then, stop by our box office online (www.ruralroot.org/boxoffice) to get your tickets today! http://www.ottawacommunitynews.com/news-story/4868709-rural-root-to-present-ladies-of-harmony-next-month/ Sep 18, 2014 Rural Root to present Ladies of Harmony next month West Carleton Review After 10 successful years, West Carleton’s Rural Root.. read more →

04 Sep 2014
September 4, 2014

Tickets available for purchase


Tickets for the party are limited to 200, and can be purchased on the Rural Root box office site. The box office is now open! Book early to avoid disappointment. read more →

02 Sep 2014
September 2, 2014

September Newsletter


This will certainly be an exciting season for Rural Root. Our 10th anniversary plans are under way, and we have 2 great events coming up that I’m sure you will find exciting. See details below, we hope that you will come out and join us to celebrate this important milestone. Your board has been hard.. read more →