OUR NEWS

2021 News:

January 14, 2021 – In accordance with provincial stay-at-home order the Regent closes administrative office.

2020 News:

October 5, 2020  – The Regent Theatre hires Sam Du Bois as the Regent’s new Youth Outreach & Engagement Coordinator for 4 month contract. Courtesy of Heritage Canada’s Young Canada Works Program.

October 2, 2020 – The Regent launches The Ghost of the Regent contest. For $25 participants can enter to win the chance to haunt the Regent after they die. All proceeds go towards Raise the Curtain. 

August 21, 2020 – The Regent issues press release announcing major fundraising campaign RAISE THE CURTAIN.

August 20, 2020 – With funding from the Young Canada Works program the Regent Theatre is hiring a Youth Outreach & Engagement Coordinator.

July 1, 2020 – The Wellington Times A vision for the Regent discussion of the new hybrid programming model. 

June 23, 2020 – Council voted 10:4 to approve a $40,000 investment in The Regent’s hybrid programming model. 

June 14, 2020 – Global News (Kingston) led the 6 PM news with coverage of The Regent Theatre’s proposed programming pivot

June 11, 2020 – The Regent Theatre seeks Council’s support to remain viable by Sarah Williams, The Picton Gazette

June 9, 2020 – Regent Theatre seeking $40,000 in funding for new programming model, by Amanda Smith, Quinte News

June 9, 2020 – Full deputation by Theatre Manager to Council available on YouTube here beginning at 8:53 with 3 comments in support  from Krista Dalby (Artistic Director of Department of Illuminations) at 37:45; Craig Mills (General Manager, 99.3 County FM) at 40:45; Sarah Doiron, (Manager, Picton BIA) at 45:27.

June 1, 2020 – The Regent Theatre is hiring a part-time Digital Media Coordinator (16 week contract). Applications due June 8th. 

April 20, 2020 – Regent Theatre Board of Directors publishes Letter to Membership

March 20, 2020 – Regent Theatre Board of Directors re-schedules Annual General Meeting for May 30, 2020. 

March 15, 2020, 5PM – Notice of Temporary Closure issued by Board of Directors