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ACTING UP STAGE COMPANY

Musicals
Artistic & Managing Director: Mitchell Marcus
@actingupstage | http://actingupstage.com/
We produce entertaining and poignant contemporary musicals, bring new musicals to life and develop the artists and audiences of tomorrow.


ACTOR’S REPETORY COMPANY

Theatre
@ActorsRepCo | http://www.arcstage.wordpress.com/
ARC is a not-for-profit, artist-driven organization of actors from various age groups and backgrounds who are connected by the ARC mission, which is to discover exciting, provocative theatre from the international repertoire that has rarely, if ever, been produced in Toronto.


AGAINST THE GRAIN THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Joel Ivany
@AtGTheatre | http://www.againstthegraintheatre.com/
We’re a collective of Toronto artists – actors, opera singers, musicians, painters, writers, dancers, and arts professionals with a thing for performing in unique spaces.


AHURI THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producer: Dan Watson
@Ahuritheatre | http://www.ahuritheatre.com/
Ahuri Theatre is an award winning international collective of artists. We strive to bring together that which is usually separated, and to discover the likeness between things which are thought unlike.


ALAMEDA THEATRE COMPANY

Theatre
Artistic Director: Marilo Nunez
@alamedatc | http://www.alamedatheatre.com/
Alameda Theatre Company produces Canadian theatre with a distinct Latin American perspective.


ALUMNAE THEATRE COMPANY

Theatre
@alumnaetheatre | http://www.alumnaetheatre.com/
The Alumnae Theatre Company is dedicated to the production of adventurous, high-quality theatre not readily seen elsewhere, and to the promotion and skill development of women in theatre.


ANANDAM DANCE THEATRE

Dance
Artistic Director: Brandy Leary
@anandamdance | http://www.anandam.ca/
The company explores the evolution of interdisciplinary and participatory performances that include site-specific explorations and revisionings of traditional theatre spaces.


ANGELWALK THEATRE

Musicals
Artistic Director: Brian Goldenberg
@angelwalktheatr | http://www.angelwalk.ca/
Angelwalk Theatre is the only professional theatre company in Toronto dedicated to producing Off-Broadway style musical theatre.


AUGUST PRODUCTIONS THEATRICAL INC.

Theatre
Founder & Artistic Director: Susan G. Acheson
@susan_g_acheson | http://www.augustproductions.org/
Bringing the Kingdom of God to the World through Drama!


BAD DOG THEATRE

Improv
Artistic Director: Julie Dumais Osborne
@BadDogTheatre | http://baddogtheatre.com/
For over 20 years, the award-winning Bad Dog Theatre Company has specialized in the art of unscripted comedy and improvised performance, and has provided affordable, accessible improv training for thousands of people of all ages and experience.


BAD NEW DAYS PERFORMING ARTS

Theatre
Artistic Director: Adam Paolozza
@badnewdays | http://www.badnewdays.com/
We are dedicated to the research, development and production of original work and experimentation with classical dramatic forms, from tragedy to comedy.


B CURRENT

Theatre
Artistic Director: Jajube Mandiela
@bcurrent | http://bcurrent.ca/
b current is the hotbed for culturally-rooted theatre development in Toronto.


BIRDLAND THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producer: Zorana Kydd
http://www.birdlandtheatre.com/
BirdLand Theatre is a non-profit Toronto-based performing arts company committed to ensemble collaboration through its work with guest artists, sponsors and the community.


BLOOR WEST VILLAGE PLAYERS

Theatre
http://www.villageplayers.net/
Volunteer community theatre group who perform at the Village Playhouse, near Bloor and Runnymede.


BOUND TO CREATE THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Lauren Brotman & Jack Grinhaus
http://www.boundtocreate.com/
B2C Theatre was formed in 2004 by theatre artists Lauren Brotman and Jack Grinhaus. We are keenly interested in the beauty, boldness, and truth that arises our of the darkness of the human spirit and aim to explore how struggling through the dark side of humanity brings out the greatest light.


BUDDIES IN BAD TIMES THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Brendan Healy
@yyzbuddies | http://buddiesinbadtimes.com/
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre creates vital Canadian theatre by developing and presenting voices that question sexual and cultural norms.


CABARET COMPANY

Theatre
Artistic Director: Sky Gilbert
http://home.istar.ca/~anita/toronto2.html
The mandate of the company is to produce the work of Sky Gilbert. The work is always personal and immediate, controversial, political, and sexual.


CAHOOTS THEATRE COMPANY

Theatre
Artistic Director: Marjorie Chan
@CahootsTheatre | http://www.cahoots.ca/
Cahoots Theatre Company is dedicated to the creation, development and production of new works that investigate the complexities of Canada’s cultural diversity, and examine the intersections of these cultures.


CANADIAN STAGE COMPANY

Theatre
Artistic & General Director: Matthew Jocelyn
@canadianstage | http://www.canadianstage.com/
Led by Matthew Jocelyn, we are one of Canada’s leading not-for-profit contemporary theatre companies.


CARLOS BULOSAN THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producer: Leon Aureus
@CBTstage | http://www.carlosbulosan.com/
The Carlos Bulosan Theatre (CBT), a professional theatre company based in the Filipino community, is committed to creating innovative works that reflect a vibrant, new generation of Filipino-Canadian artists.


CLASSICAL THEATRE PROJECT

Theatre
Artistic Director: Charles Roy
@theCTP | http://www.classicaltheatreproject.ca/
The Classical Theatre Project creates live entertainment for the digital generation.


CLAY & PAPER THEATRE

Theatre
Founder & Artistic Director: David Anderson
@clayandpaper | http://clayandpapertheatre.org/
Clay & Paper Theatre’s mandate is to create, develop and perform multi-disciplinary, community-driven theatrical works using narrative theatre and large-scale puppetry in public spaces for large and diverse audiences.


COBA COLLECTIVE OF BLACK ARTISTS

Dance
Artistic Directors: BaKari E. Lindsay & Charmaine Headley
@COBA_Dance | http://www.cobainc.com/
Our mission is to preserve the cultural traditions of Africa and the African diaspora through education, research and public performance.


COLEMAN LEMIEUX & COMPAGNIE

Dance
Artistic Directors: Bill Coleman & Laurence Lemieux
@colemanlemieux | http://colemanlemieux.com/
Founded in Quebec in 2000 by individually renowned dancers/choreographers Bill Coleman and Laurence Lemieux, Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) has distinguished itself by its innovative, unbridled artistic vision.


CROW’S THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Chris Abraham
@crowstheatre | http://www.crowstheatre.com/
To ignite passionate and enduring engagement between our audiences and artists by creating, producing and promoting unforgettable theatre that examines and illuminates the pivotal narratives of our times.


DANCEMAKERS

Dance
Co-Curators: Benjamin Kamino & Emi Forster
@DancemakersTO | http://dancemakers.org/
Dancemakers animates a space where contemporary dance creation, presentation and development provoke unexpected discoveries, sensations and meanings.


DNA THEATRE

Dance | Experimental
Artistic Director: Hillar Liitoja
http://dnatheatre.com/
To create performances that are deeply affecting; To create environmental theatre; To create unique experiences of theatre; To create new theatrical languages.


DRIFTWOOD THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic & General Director: D. Jeremy Smith
@DriftwoodTheatr | http://www.driftwoodtheatre.com/
The Driftwood Theatre Group is Ontario’s leading outdoor summer touring theatre company, on the road since 1995.


ELDRITCH THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Eric Woolfe
@EldritchTheatre | http://eldritchtheatre.ca/
Eldritch Theatre reformed to create, develop and produce plays that deal in themes of the horrific, supernatural and uncanny, often with a darkly comedic bent, which seek to scare, entertain and enlighten audiences in equal measure.


EXPECT THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Directors: Chris Tolley & Laura Mullin
@ExpectTheatre | http://www.expect.org/
Expect Theatre is an award winning multi-disciplinary company dedicated to producing cutting edge, original, multi-productions and programs that explore modern urban life.


FACTORY THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Directors: Nina Lee Aquino & Nigel Shawn Williams
@factorytoronto | http://www.factorytheatre.ca/
To engage, enlighten and entertain Canadian audiences with the imagination of diverse Canadian playwrights and theatre artists and to develop, support and present the work of Canadian theatre creators whose unique theatrical voices attract and engage the imagination of our diverse audience.


FEVERGRAPH THEATRE

Theatre
Directors: Zoe Sweet & Tosha Doiron
@FeverGraph | http://fevergraph.com/
We seek to engage our audiences with thought-provoking ideas, stimulating their imaginations and challenging their pre-conceived notions, taking them from mere spectator to active witness.


FIXT POINT

Theatre
Artistic Director: Lisa Marie DiLiberto
http://www.fixtpoint.com/
Our goal is to engage with the community through the combination of site-specific performance and audio art in order to tell tales across multiple platforms that serve to preserve local heritage and promote neighbourhood culture.


fu-GEN THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: David Yee
@fuGENTheatre | http://fu-gen.org/
fu-GEN is a charitable theatre company dedicated to the development of professional Asian Canadian theatre artists through the production of new and established works.


GLASSWATER THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Mairin Smit
@glasswaterthtr | http://www.glasswater.ca/
Glasswater Theatre is an ensemble of artists dedicated to theatre that explores the hard questions that life asks. We provide a forum for this exploration through a mindful creation process and the production of both new and established works.


GROUNDLING THEATRE COMPANY

Theatre
Artistic Director: Graham Abbey
http://groundlingtheatre.com/
To employ the top classical actors, directors and designers across the country in an effort to produce world class Shakespeare here in Toronto.


HAROLD GREEN JEWISH THEATRE COMPANY

Theatre
Artistic Directors: David Eisner & Avery Saltzman
@HGJTC | http://hgjewishtheatre.com/
Harold Green Jewish Theatre’s founding vision statement is to illuminate humanity through a Jewish perspective, by inviting artists and audiences to participate in live theatre, the meeting place of all the arts.


HUMAN CARGO

Theatre
Artistic Director: Christopher Morris
http://www.humancargo.ca/
Human Cargo is a Toronto-based theatre company dedicated to the creation and touring of new theatrical works.


HUMBER RIVER SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Theatre
Artistic Directors: Kevin Hammond
@humbershakes | http://humberrivershakespeare.ca/
Humber River Shakespeare is a professional, classical touring theatre company. We are dedicated to creating high caliber, classical theatre productions that are accessible, entertaining and popular.


JUMBLIES THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Directors: Ruth Howard
@jumbliestheatre | http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/
Jumblies Theatre expands where art happens, who gets to be part of it, what forms it takes and which stories it tells.


KAHAWI DANCE THEATRE

Dance
Artistic Director: Santee Smith
@kahawi | http://kahawidance.org/
To explore the intersection of Indigenous and new dance performance, to create and present theatrical productions, and to educate and engage artists, audiences and diverse communities through Indigenous performing arts encompassing disciplines of music, storytelling, theatre and design.


LEMONTREE CREATIONS

Theatre
Artistic Producers: Indrit Kasapi & Cole J. Alvis
@LTcreations | http://www.lemontreecreations.ca/
lemonTree creations is a Toronto-based theatre company that seeds new work, brings productions to fruition, and challenges artists to grow.


MAMMILIAN DIVING REFLEX

Theatre | Research
Artistic Director: Darren O’Donnell
@mammaliandaily | http://mammalian.ca/
Mammalian Diving Reflex is a research-art atelier dedicated to investigating the social sphere, always on the lookout for contradictions to whip into aesthetically scintillating experiences.


METAPHYSICAL THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: David Langlois
http://www.metaphysicaltheatre.com/
Metaphysical Theatre devotes itself to creating, performing and touring physical theatre productions.


MIXED COMPANY THEATRE

Forum Theatre
Artistic Director: Simon Malbogat
@MixedCTheatre | http://mixedcompanytheatre.com/
Mixed Company Theatre produces innovative, socially relevant drama as a tool for positive change. Founded as an artist-run collective in 1983, this nationally recognized not-for-profit today uses Forum Theatre and interactive arts to educate, engage and empower audiences in schools, communities and workplace.


MODERN TIMES STAGE COMPANY

Theatre
Artistic Directors: Soheil Parsa & Peter Farbridge
@moderntimestage | http://www.moderntimesstage.com/
We create original plays, revisit classical work and translate the plays of Iranian dramatists.


NATIVE EARTH PERFORMING ARTS

Theatre
Artistic Director: Ryan Cunningham
@NativeEarth | http://www.nativeearth.ca/
Founded in 1982, Native Earth is Canada’s oldest professional Indigenous theatre company.


NECESSARY ANGEL THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Jennifer Tarver
http://www.necessaryangel.com/
Founded by Richard Rose in 1978 and led by Daniel Brooks from 2003-2012, Necessary Angel has been an influential, original presence on the national and international theatre scene.


NIGHTSWIMMING THEATRE

Theatre | Dance
@NightswimmingTh | http://www.nightswimmingtheatre.com/
We explore new forms by commissioning Canada’s leading artists in the fields of theatre, music and dance. We create powerful, moving and beautiful works of performance, and pursue the study of stories and how they are told in the theatre.


NIGHTWOOD THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Kelly Thornton
@nightwoodtheat | http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net/
Nightwood Theatre forges creative alliances among women artists from diverse backgrounds in order to develop and produce innovative Canadian Theatre.


NOBODY’S BUSINESS THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Directors: Johnnie Walker & Morgan Norwich
@NBTheatre | http://nobodysbusiness.ca/
Nobody’s Business Theatre is an award-winning independent theatre company from Toronto dedicated to the creation and production of new work that is exciting, accessible to all communities, and completely hilarious.


OBSIDIAN THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Philip Akin
@obsidiantheatre | http://www.obsidiantheatre.com/
Our threefold mission is to produce plays, to develop playwrights and to train emerging theatre professionals. Obsidian is passionately dedicated to the exploration, development, and production of the Black voice.


OUTSIDE THE MARCH THEATRE COMPANY

Theatre
Artistic Directors: Mitchell Cushman & Simon Bloom
@OutsidetheMarch | http://outsidethemarch.ca/
Since 2009, we’ve invited our audiences to play with us in kindergarten classrooms, parade with Queen Elizabeth along the Danforth, tinker in garages, congregate in churches, venture out on a 911 paramedic call, and to join us up onstage at the Royal Alexandra Theatre.


PANDEMIC THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Tom Arthur Davis
@PandemicTheatre | http://www.pandemictheatre.ca/
To create productions that tell stories from critical & underrepresented perspectives.


PEGGY BAKER DANCE

Dance
Artistic Director: Peggy Baker
@PeggyBakerDance | http://www.peggybakerdance.com/
Peggy Baker Dance Projects is a contemporary dance company led by celebrated artistic director Peggy Baker, one of Canada’s foremost contemporary dance artists.


PLEIADES THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: John Van Burek
@pleiadestheatre | http://www.pleiadestheatre.org/
PLEIADES produces outstanding works of theatre, either new plays or new translations, that celebrate various cultures from around the world and are part of the Toronto mosaic.


PRAXIS THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Michael Wheeler
@praxistheatre | http://www.praxistheatre.com/
Praxis Theatre is a Toronto-based not-for-profit theatre company devoted to creating original theatrical productions. These works emphasize challenging sociopolitical ideas while remaining dedicated to creating theatre that is accessible to a wide spectrum of our community.


PULSE THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Mladen Obradovic
http://www.pulsetheatre.com/
Helping immigrant performing artists start and build their Ontario careers, recruiting them into contributing members of our performing arts industry. We want to use the enormous potential that immigrant artists bring to this country to produce more diverse theatrical work, bringing more honesty to presenting the face of Canadian demographics on stage.


PUPPETMONGERS THEATRE

Puppetry
Directors: David Powell & Ann Powell
http://puppetmongers.com/
Since Ann Powell and David Powell founded Puppetmongers in 1974, the company has become internationally recognized as a leader and innovator in the field of puppetry.


RARELY PURE THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producer: Monique Renaud
@RarelyPTheatre | http://rarelypuretheatre.com/
Rarely Pure Theatre is an artist founded and operated not-for-profit organization that develops and produces innovative and “rarely pure” Canadian theatre.


THE RED LIGHT DISTRICT

theatre
Artistic Director: ted titzel
@theatreredlight | http://theredlightdistrict.ca/
the red light district is an independent toronto-based theatrical conspiracy that propagates contemporary reworkings of (mostly) classical texts.


RED ONE THEATRE COLLECTIVE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Benjamin Blais
@redonetheatre | http://www.redonetheatre.com/
The Red One Theatre Collective is a multi-disciplinary hub dedicated to the support of local independent artists. In short, this is theatre that will get you laid.


ROSENEATH THEATRE

Young Audiences
Artistic Director: Andrew Lamb
@roseneaththtr | http://roseneath.ca/
Established in 1983, Roseneath Theatre is one of the country’s leading producers of award-winning theatre for children and their families.


SECOND CITY

Improv
Executive Director: Klaus Schuller
@SecondCityTO | http://www.secondcity.com/?id=theatres/toronto/
The Second City is North America’s leader in sketch and improv comedy. Intimate, cabaret-style theatre seats 300+, available for late-night rentals and daytime events.


SEVENTH STAGE PRODUCTIONS

Theatre
Artistic Director: Kelly Straughan
http://www.seventhstageproductions.com/
Seventh Stage Theatre Productions is a professional not-for-profit theatre company that produces socially and politically conscious, thought-provoking and entertaining works by way of Canadian premieres of international work and/or international premieres of Canadian work.


SHADOWLAND THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic DirectorS: Anne Barber & Brad Harley
@ShadowlandThtre | http://www.shadowlandtheatre.ca/
Shadowland creates theatre that is expressive in style, highly imaginative in concept and spectacular in execution. Masks, puppetry, stilts, live music, fire and evocative visual imagery draw audiences into worlds where stories unfold and dreams are unravelled.


SHAKESPEARE IN ACTION

Theatre
Artistic Director: Michael Kelly
@ShakesInAction | http://www.shakespeareinaction.org/
Shakespeare in Action was established in 1988 by Founding Artistic Director, Michael Kelly. We continue to bring Shakespeare to young people across Ontario through innovative programs and critically acclaimed theatre productions.


SINGLE THREAD THEATRE COMPANY

Theatre
@singlethreadco | http://singlethread.ca/
Founded in 2003, the Single Thread Theatre Company uses non-traditional spaces to explore history and culture in a provocative way.


SMILE THEATRE

Musicals
Artistic Director: Jim Betts
http://www.smiletheatre.com/
Our primary goal is to bring high-quality performances by outstanding theatre artists to seniors who are isolated from cultural experiences.


SOLAR STAGE CHILDREN’S THEATRE

Young Audiences
@solarstage | http://www.solarstage.on.ca/
At Solar Stage Children’s Theatre we present unique theatrical shows that enrich the lives of small children and much bigger adults.


SOULO THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Tracey Erin Smith
@TraceyErinSmith | http://www.soulo.ca/
Developed by Tracey Erin Smith at Toronto’s Ryerson University’s ACT II Studio, SoulOTheatre is an innovative, interactive program designed to help people create, write, direct and star – in their own One-Person Show by transforming raw material from their lives into creative personal story telling performances.


SOUP CAN THEATRE

Theatre
Directors: Sarah Thorpe & Scott Dermody
@soupcantheatre | http://soupcantheatre.com/
Soup Can Theatre is a Toronto-based company that strives to explore and comment on contemporary issues and societal challenges, and to offer audiences a theatrical experience that is both entertaining and enriching.


SOULPEPPER THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Albert Schultz
@soulpepper | http://www.soulpepper.ca/
Located in its multi-venue home the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto’s Distillery Historic District, Soulpepper is Toronto’s largest theatre company. Founded and guided by artists, under the leadership of Artistic Director Albert Schultz and Executive Director Leslie Lester, Soulpepper has an integrated mission which includes: industry-leading youth outreach initiatives; the Soulpepper Academy, Canada’s only multi-year paid professional training program for theatre artists of all disciplines; and a year-round diverse repertory season which is grounded in the classics and committed to the creation of new works, new forms, and innovative practices.


SPUR OF THE MOMENT SHAKESPEARE COLLECTIVE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Torey Urquhart
@Shakespur | http://spurofthemomentshakespeare.weebly.com/
The Spur-of-the-Moment-Shakespeare Collective is a youth-led group of artists dedicated to breaking down barriers surrounding Shakespearean text, thereby making the Bard’s work more accessible.


STAGEWORKS

Theatre
@StageworksTO | http://www.stageworkstoronto.com/
StageWorks Toronto is a theatre company dedicated to bringing dynamic theatre productions to Toronto audiences.


STERLING THEATRE COMPANY

Theatre
Artistic Director: Sophie Ann Rooney
http://www.sterlingstudiotheatre.com/
Sterling Theatre Company proudly presents their first show of the 2014/­15 season, William Shakespeare’s MACBETH from December 6 – 20, 2014.


STUDIO 180

Theatre
Artistic Director: Joel Greenberg
@stu180theatre | http://studio180theatre.com/
For over a decade, Studio 180 has been introducing Toronto audiences to socially relevant theatre that provokes public discourse and promotes community engagement.


TAPESTRY NEW OPERA

Opera
Artistic Director: Michael Mori
@TapNewOp | http://www.tapestryopera.com/
Tapestry is an international home for creators, developers and performers of new opera: all collaborators in telling stories that surprise, thrill and move audiences.


TARRAGON THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Richard Rose
@tarragontheatre | http://tarragontheatre.com/
Tarragon Theatre’s mission is to create, develop and produce new plays and to provide the conditions for new work to thrive.


TEN FOOT POLE THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Rob Salerno
@10FootPole | http://www.tenfootpole.ca/
Ten Foot Pole Theatre is dedicated to telling stories that polite people wouldn’t touch with a ten-foot pole. We examine subjects that are difficult, challenging, and necessary and bring them to the public in manner that is engaging and accessible.


THEATRE 20

Musicals
Artistic Director: Adam Brazier
@theatre20 | http://www.theatre20.com/
Theatre 20 is a Toronto-based, artist-led theatre company formed to present story-driven musicals by developing new Canadian works and by re-imagining existing repertoire.


THEATRE ARCTURUS

Theatre
Artistic Director: Lindsay Bellaire; Executive Director: Phillip Psutka
@theatrearcturus | http://www.theatrearcturus.ca/
Theatre Arcturus is dedicated to the creation of physically rigorous, multi-disciplinary work. We draw from elements of theatre, dance, aerial arts, stage combat and other disciplines to push boundaries and explore the body’s capacity for storytelling.


THEATRE ASYLUM

Theatre
Artistic Director: Jennifer H. Capraru
http://theatreasylum.com/
Premieres thought-provoking contemporary theatre by and about women and humanist issues.


THEATRE BROUHAHA

Theatre
Writer & Artistic Director: Kat Sandler
@TheatreBrouhaha | http://www.theatrebrouhaha.com/
Theatre Brouhaha is a collective of young Canadian artists who combine the primacy of story with the rapid pace of the Information Age to create relevant theatre for the next generation of theatre audiences.


THEATRE CENTRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Franco Boni
@TheatreCentre | http://theatrecentre.org/
The Theatre Centre’s mission is to nurture artists, invest in ideas and champion new work and new ways of working. The company fosters a culture of innovation by embracing risk and questioning traditional notions of failure and success.


THEATRE COLUMBUS

Theatre
Artistic Director: Jennifer Brewin
@theatreColumbus | http://www.theatrecolumbus.ca/
To create, through a collaborative process, new and original Canadian plays that combine a physical theatre tradition with social and personal issues relevant to our time and place.


THEATRE DIRECT

Young Audiences
Artistic Director: Lynda Hill
@TheatreDirectCa | http://www.theatredirect.ca/
Theatre Direct Canada is one of the Country’s leading theatres for young audiences whose productions have reached audiences in schools and theatres touring throughout Ontario, across Canada and overseas.


THÉÂTRE FRANÇAIS DE TORONTO

Theatre
Artistic Director: Guy Mignault
@theatrefrancais | http://theatrefrancais.com/
Théâtre français de Toronto (TfT) is a professional French-language theatre presenting repertoire as well as new work. While appealing to all lovers of French-language theatre, it contributes to the cultural and educational development of Toronto’s francophone community.


THEATREFRONT

Theatre
Artistic Director: Vikki Anderson
@theatrefront | http://www.theatrefront.com/
Theatrefront is dedicated to stretching the boundaries of the human experience through theatre. Our work is created collaboratively, on the front line, by our Ensemble of theatre professionals, who risk, experiment and revolutionize together.


THEATRE GARGANTUA

Physical Theatre
Artistic Director: Jacquie P.A. Thomas
@TGargantua | http://www.theatregargantua.ca/
Theatre Gargantua is one of Canada’s leading multi-disciplinary theatre companies. Under the direction of Jacquie P.A. Thomas, the company has been devising dynamic physical theatre for over 20 years.


THEATRE LAB

Theatre
Artistic Directors: Omar Hady & Michael Orlando
@TheaterLab | http://theatrelab.ca/
The THEATRE LAB is an artist-driven theatre company. We search for, explore, sponsor and create new works that are meaningful to us.


THEATRE PASSE MURAILLE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Andy McKim
@beyondwallsTPM | http://passemuraille.ca/
Theatre Passe Muraille is mandated to develop and produce innovative and provocative Canadian Theatre, and to nurture new and established artists and companies.


THEATRE RUSTICLE

Physical Theatre
Artistic Director: Allyson McMackon
http://theatrerusticle.org/Theatre_Rusticle/Home.html
Theatre Rusticle is an independent physical theatre company formed in 1998 by Allyson McMackon. We create original and daring work inspired by plays, poems, history and literature with an eye to the relationship between text and movement.


THEATRE SMASH

Theatre
Artistic Producer: Ashley Corcoran
@theatresmash | http://www.theatresmash.com/
Theatre Smash is a multi Dora-awarded, Toronto-based independent theatre company dedicated to developing and producing contemporary work with a global twist.


THEATRE SMITH-GILMOUR

Theatre
Artistic Directors: Michele Smith & Dean Gilmour
@theatreSG | http://theatresmithgilmour.com/
Since 1980 Theatre Smith-Gilmour has created 33 shows,18 of which were original plays. They have toured across Canada several times and to 14 countries around the world.


THEATRE PASSE MURAILLE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Andy McKim
@beyondwallsTPM | http://passemuraille.ca/
Theatre Passe Muraille is mandated to develop and produce innovative and provocative Canadian Theatre, and to nurture new and established artists and companies.


THEATREWORKS PRODUCTIONS

Theatre
Artistic Director: Adrian Proszowski
@theatreworkspro | http://www.theatreworksproductions.com/
By thinking strategically and creatively, Theatreworks Productions will endeavour to re-ignite the power of live performance thus inspiring audiences to a deeper understanding of the human condition.


THE COMPANY THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Philip Riccio
@companytheatre | http://www.companytheatre.ca/
The Company Theatre collaborates with Canadian and international artists to create emotionally moving theatrical experiences that explore, boldly and unflinchingly, the human condition.


THE NATIONAL THEATRE OF THE WORLD

Improv
Artistic Directors: Matt Baram & Naomi Snieckus
@The_NTOW | http://thenationaltheatreoftheworld.com/
The National Theatre of the World (NTOW) is a multi-disciplinary, Toronto-based, not-for-profit theatre company that creates exciting, provocative, and instantaneous theatre through the art of improvisation.


THRESHOLD THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Directors: Mark Cassidy & Suzanne Hersh
@thresholdtheatr | http://www.thresholdtheatre.ca/
Threshold is known for its inventive adaptations, exciting site-specific works and fresh approach to scripts. Our work is driven by a belief in the power of theatre to affect creative change. Along with our productions, we seek to connect theatre and community through workshops, classes and events.


TORONTO DANCE THEATRE

Dance
Artistic Director: Christopher House
@TDTWinch | http://www.tdt.org/
Toronto Dance Theatre is one of Canada’s leading dance companies, recognized for the intelligent vision of its choreography, the beauty of its productions and the exceptional artistry of its dancers.


TORONTO MASQUE THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Larry Beckwith
@Torontomasque | http://www.torontomasquetheatre.com/
Founded by Artistic Director Larry Beckwith in 2003, Toronto Masque Theatre (TMT) is one of the few companies in the world devoted to the masque form.


TORONTO PLAYBACK THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Christopher von Baeyer
@thresholdtheatr | http://www.thresholdtheatre.ca/
Our mission is to provide organizations with dramatic, audience-interactive performances and programs that build trust, deepen dialogue and generate opportunities for personal and professional development.


TORONTO YOUTH THEATRE

Theatre
Director: Alan Kinsella
http://www.torontoyouththeatre.org/
Since 2005 the Toronto Youth Theatre has striven to produce uncompromising theatre with young actors. Today, with more than 25 shows under our belts we have positioned ourselves as Toronto’s premiere youth theatre.


URBAN BARD PRODUCTIONS

Theatre
Artistic Director: Scott Emerson Moyle
@Urban_Bard | http://www.urbanbard.ca/
Urban Bard is classical theatre where you least expect it, a company dedicated to site-specific classical performance.


VOLCANO THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Ross Manson
@volcanotheatre | http://volcano.ca/
Using innovations in global and intercultural performance practice, Volcano seeks to create theatre that is stylistically and socially modern, a theatre that explores identity, politics, history, and the contemporary human condition.


WORKMAN ARTS PROJECT OF ONTARIO

Theatre
Executive Artistic Director: Lisa Brown
@workmanartsproj | http://www.workmanarts.com/
Workman Arts is an arts and mental health company known internationally for its artistic collaborations, presentations, knowledge exchange, best practices and research in the area of the impact of the arts on the quality of life of people living with mental illness and addiction.


YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Director: Allen MacInnis
@YPTToronto | http://www.youngpeoplestheatre.ca/
Young Peoples Theatre established its dedication to professional productions of the highest quality – classic or contemporary – from Canada and around the world, written just for children and the people who care about them.


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