Okanagan Zone (OKZ)

Zone Contact Information

Zone Chair: Vacant  – Email: [email protected]
Vice Chair: Paul Kirkwood-Hackett, Enderby
Treasurer: Richard Kerton, Vernon
Secretary: Cara Nunn, Falkland

Theatre BC Okanagan Zone

Attention Artists, Graphic Designers and all Creative People!

Theatre BC Okanagan Zone is looking for a new logo which will be used to brand OZone communications, marketing and publicity. The selected logo will have wide visibility on the Theatre BC and Okanagan Zone member clubs’ websites and social media, as well as marketing materials such as posters, programs, logo products, and other memorabilia.

Deadline for submissions has been extended to January 31, 2019.
The winning logo entry will be awarded $500.
For details click here

Current Member Clubs

Kamloops Players (Kamloops) – Club Rep: Sharon Huuha
The Laughing Stock Theatre Society (Kamloops) – Club Rep: Vance Schneider
Powerhouse Theatrical Society (Vernon) – Club Rep: Sarah McLean
Shuswap Theatre Society (Salmon Arm) – Club Rep: Nedine Scott
South Okanagan Amateur Players (Oliver) – Club Rep: Nathan Linders
– Fred Skeleton Theatre Company (Kelowna) – Club Rep: Vanessa J. Lomas
Crimson Tine Players of the Princeton Arts Council (Princeton) – Club Rep: Dayton Wales

Past Member Clubs

Asparagus Community Theatre (Armstrong) – Club Rep: Lara Sheridan
– Back Stage Theatre (Vernon) – Club Rep: Michael Poirier
– Theatre Kelowna Society (Kelowna) – Club Rep: Wayne Bridges
TRU Actors Workshop Theatre (Kamloops) – Club Rep: Wesley Eccleston
– North Shuswap Players (North Shuswap)- Club Rep: Anne Flanders
– Erinara Studio (Kelowna)
– Kamloops Players (Kamloops)
– Penticton Chamber Theatre (Penticton)
– The Hub Arts Collective (West Kelowna)
– Summerland Singers Players (Summerland)
– Class Act Theatre Society (Kamloops)

Past Events

2018 Okanagan Zone Festival

Date:  May 18 – May 26, 2018
Host Club: Powerhouse Theatrical Society (Vernon)
Host Venue:  Powerhouse Theatre
2018 Festival Results: Download Here.

Zone Meeting and Elections

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017 11:00 am – 1:00pm
Location: Salloum Room, Rotary Arts Centre, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna, BC


2017 Okanagan Zone Festival

Date:  May 20 – May 27, 2017
Host Club: Shuswap Theatre (Salmon Arm)
Host Venue:  Shuswap Theatre
Adjudicator: James Fagan-Tait
Featured Plays (curtain at 7:30 pm):

  • May 20: “Jewel” by Joan MacLeod, Shuswap Theatre, Salmon Arm
  • May 21: “Half Life” by John Mighton, Asparagus Theatre, Armstrong
  • May 22: “Sisters” by Wendy Lill, Powerhouse Theatre, Vernon
  • May 23: “Age of Arousal” by Linda Griffiths, Fred Skeleton Theatre Company, Kelowna
  • May 24: “RAFT: a Rock Opera” by Randall Robinson and Pat Brown, Theatre Kelowna
  • May 25: “Since You Left Us” by Susan McFarlen, South Okanagan Players, Oliver
  • May 26: “Possible Worlds” by John Mighton, Crimson Tine Theatre, Princeton


OKZ Awards Ceremony Results (listed by year)

Awards and Scholarships

Ozzie Award Nomination Form
Okanagan Zone Steve Heal Scholarship Application Form ($750 scholarship)
Click Here for more information on all Zone Festivals!

Any group interested in being involved in the Okanagan Zone activities, please contact the Chair, Theatre BC Okanagan Zone at: [email protected] or sign-up for our mailing list.