Murray McLauchlan "Getting Out of Here Alive"

Murray McLauchlan "Getting Out of Here Alive"

Artist Speaker Series - main lobby
Date: Thu Jan 17 8:00 PM
Pricing Info:

$29.00

Artist in Conversation Series price $60.00 for all three events.


Thirty odd years after his first foray into music, Murray has eighteen albums to his credit. His songs  have been covered by many other artists and he has now played in every major hall in Canada.  The recipient of many awards including 11 Junos he was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016. 

ABOUT THE ARTISTS IN CONVERSATION SERIES

An up close and personal encounter with 3 of Canada’s distinguished artists.  Each night will include them telling the story of their careers with the use of video, still photos, readings and/or an interview segment with host, Cameron Smillie.  Each night will feature an extra element such as sharing a personal memento or a musical surprise. And, each evening will offer a chance for a question period - all in an informal setting in the main lobby of the Sanderson Centre. Meet these stars up close. 


Cameron wears many hats with over 25 years experience in both the corporate world and in the performing arts world. In 1993 he co-founded the company – Live at the Hippo Pool Events Inc. with his partner Carolynn for the purposes of presenting performing arts across southwestern Ontario. Hippo Pool Events has the distinction of having presented more of Canada’s Ballet Jorgen engagements than any other presenter, over 30 at last count. In addition, Live at the Hippo Pool Events expanded its mandate to provide consulting services across Canada to a range of clients including the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, Elora Community Theatre; Ballet Jorgen Canada, Brampton Arts Council, Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Alberta Ballet, Menaka Thakkar Dance Company and Ballet Kelowna. Cameron has held corporate marketing positions with companies as varied as the Eastern Ontario Travel Association, Cadillac Fairview and Ascolectric limited. Cameron holds a B.A.Sc. in Consumer Studies from the University of Guelph. In addition he is consulting with a roster of performing artists, theatres and arts organizations on an ongoing basis providing expertise and coaching. This includes the following current positions: Executive Producer for Tompkinsville (Go Fly A Kyte Productions) and Business Manager for Jake’s Gift (Juno Productions) He has received a total of 5 nominations from BC Touring and CAPACOA as Agent/Manager of the Year, winning in 2015 in BC. Also in 2015 he was host of the Ontario Contact conference in London Ontario, winning the bid in 2013. In 2016 he conducted 2 webinars through Ontario Presents on the subject of Sponsorship. His volunteer roles include 5 years on the Board of CCI (now Ontario Presents) ending in 2014 and 25 years on the Management Board of the Sanderson Centre in Brantford, Ontario, ending in 2014 when the Board was dissolved by the City of Brantford. Cameron holds current membership with Theatre Ontario, the Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta, Ontario Presents, CAPACOA, BCTC and Arts Consultants Canada. 

Ballet Jörgen’s The Nutcracker - A Canadian Tradition

Sun Dec 9 7:00 PM

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen’s traditional treasure, The Nutcracker, A Canadian Tradition was created by acclaimed choreographer and Artistic Director, Bengt Jörgen.

Set in and around Algonquin Park in 1912 and features Trillium flowers, loons and other distinct Canadian representations replacing the traditional Nutcracker dances. Designed by award-winning designer Sue LePage, the sets and costumes take audiences on a grand journey through northern landscapes filled with snowflakes, Mounties, raccoons, chipmunks, bears and other woodland creatures. 

Pricing Info:

$42.00

The Next Generation Leahy

Sun Dec 16 7:00 PM

A Next Generation Leahy Christmas has been described as “breath-taking”, “astounding,” and “unforgettable.” Audiences simply don't want the night to end because they have experienced something truly amazing and beautiful. Join the

Next Generation Leahy, be inspired by these young people, energized by the music, and excited for the arrival of Christmas.

Pricing Info:

$42.00 

SPIDEY: MAKE BELIEVE – MAGIC OF YOUR MIND

Fri Jan 4 6:30 PM

Spidey will perform his much-anticipated mind-reading show that has been a success on NBC’s TODAY Show, TMZ and Rachael Ray! 

Spidey was named US Mentalist of the Year 2017 and has performed for major celebrities like J-Lo, Steve Harvey, Simon Cowell, Neil Patrick Harris and more. 

TV appearances include FOX’s Showtime at the Apollo with Steve Harvey, Discovery Channel, Entertainment Tonight, CW’s Masters of Illusion and his new NETFLIX Original Series: Brainchild.

 A magical journey that taps into your every emotion. Spidey presents a mind-blowing and hilarious MAKE BELIEVE performance. He’ll freak you out with his eerie mental demonstrations bordering on the supernatural!

Pricing Info:

$40.00

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