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Our Story

We are a Century
Old Theatre!

History states that in 1893 a rancher name Camille David travelled across the Canadian prairies with a herd of cattle and a vision for a better life. In 1910, he determined to build a theatre (David Theatre) across from the store he owned and the first documented show debuted on February 23, 1911.In 1919, David sold the theatre to Stan Bailey who added the 40 foot lobby and the 120 seat balcony.

The renovations to the newly named Bailey Theatre were completed in June 1922.

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Experience the
Theatre’s History!

The Bailey boasts an intimate stage with a historic brick wall feature, as well as state-of-the-art lighting, sound and rigging options. The graceful curved balcony adds an additional five rows of fixed seating.The lower floor has a green room where you can see and hear all the action on stage. A full sized rehearsal hall and dressing rooms round out the excellent theatre experience!

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The Full Story!

Want to learn more about The Bailey’s incredible history, watch this short film!

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The Bailey Theatre is a treasure, a gorgeous venue that my band Slow Leaves has been fortunate enough to play in.
Camrose has something special here and I hope to return before too long.

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