CCCT is four years old—four years full of growth, excitement, ups, downs

and the unprecedented!

We have brought seven productions to West Kelowna--three of them during strict pandemic restrictions:


     Winter 2020              WCKY

     Summer 2020       Canterbury Tales                                             

     Summer 2021       Much Ado About Nothing     

     Winter 2022              The Carol Burnett Show

     Summer 2022        The History of Datin     

     Winter 2023          Gladys in Wonderland

     Summer 2023          The Snow White Variety Show


     

All productions have been well-received and enthusiastically supported by our volunteers, sponsors and audiences!

CCCT is also home to The Creekers, a performance group for seniors (55+) providing all the anti-aging benefits of theatre arts at an age-related pace. The troupe performs smaller, outreach productions and sponsors workshops throughout the year.

CCCT is excitedly looking forward to bringing the life-enhancing and community-building benefits of the performing arts to West Kelowna for  years to come.


Leanne Reimer

Artistic Director

Crossing Creek Community Theatre

A true community theatre for Westside Kelowna has long been a dream of Leanne Reimer, the Artistic Director of Crossing Creek Community Theatre. Under her direction and with great enthusiasm, she brought together 40+ volunteers and coordinated hundreds of man-hours resulting in its successful launching in September 2019.Leanne has been a Glenrosa resident in West Kelownafor 18 years. Her love for the theatre beganas a young child and grew with her. By high school in Moose Jaw Saskatchewan, she played lead roles in musicals, one act plays, and dinner theatres, winning provincial awards for acting and student directing.

Leanne entered the theatre program at Simon Fraser University and completed a BA with a major in English Literature and a minor in Theatre. After dabbling in camera and film work in Vancouver, she moved back to the prairies where leading a touring drama team was part of her job at Aldersgate College. Before moving to West Kelowna, Leanne performed and directed in community theatre in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, co-founded a drama school for children called Stage Left Drama Club, brought one-act community plays to provincial competitions—again winning awards for acting and directing—and performed with Sioux Valley summer theatre in Estevan.

Raising a family gave Leanne less time for the theatre, but she continued to write, direct, and perform in many community dramas for children, special occasions and events. Leanne has seen that community theatre provides not only home-grown entertainment, but an avenue for a community of artists and supporters to gather, share talents, and foster relationships and unity. Her desire in founding Crossing Creek Community Theatre is to provide Westside Kelowna with such an opportunity for growth, learning, and connection within the community.

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