Friday, 19 December 2014

Ontario Off Stage

by Brandon Moore, Communications Coordinator

Conversation Starters
Behind the Scenes at Ontario’s Theatres
Migrations
  • Theatre 20 has introduced their new leadership team: David Keeley (Artistic Director), Nora McLellan (Associate Artistic Director), and Brian Goldenberg (Executive Director)
  • Susan Moffat, formerly the Interim General Manager at Tarragon Theatre, has been named as the new Managing Director
You can also receive news from Theatre Ontario every month by email.  Our archives are online and the December issue is now available.

We’ll be away for the holidays for the next two weeks—back in 2015!

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Browsing Our Bulletin Board

Coming Up from Theatre Ontario
Check out all of our upcoming Career Stream and Creator Stream workshops

New on the Bulletin Board
  • The Playwrights Project Toronto now invites submissions for the 2015 Project, focusing on the works of Robertson Davies.  The submission deadline is February 2.
Check out these items, and other postings from our members of funding opportunities, workshops, calls for submission, awards, and more—on Theatre Ontario’s Bulletin Board on our website

Theatre Ontario individual members can also access auditions and job postings on our Theatre Ontario Individual Member Resources on our website

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Congratulation to Fall 2014 Youth Theatre Training Program Recipients

We are excited to announce the latest recipients of training grants through Theatre Ontario’s Youth Theatre Training Program (YTTP).  $22,500 was awarded in total among the following recipients:
  • Artists Mentoring Youth Project – AMY Spring Creation Program (Toronto)
  • Community Arts Guild – In Common Ground (Toronto/Nipissing First Nation)
  • Essential Collective Theatre – Playwriting for Youth (St. Catharines)
  • Festival Players of Prince Edward County – Festival Players Young Company (Picton)
  • Thinking Rock Community Arts – The Rivers Speak Project (Sault Ste. Marie/Blind River/Mississauga First Nation/Serpent River First Nation/Elliot Lake)
We are happy to be able to support these valuable programs, and we thank all those who applied.  Over $77,000 was requested during this application round.

The next application deadline for this program is March 16, 2015.

Read more about Theatre Ontario’s Youth Theatre Training Program

This program is funded by the Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario.

Monday, 15 December 2014

ONstage Openings for the week of December 15

ONstage Opening in Toronto
Venus in Fur at Canadian Stage
Rick Miller and Carly Street
Photo by David Hou

In Toronto
Dec. 18, Venus in Fur at Canadian Stage

In Central Ontario
Dec. 19, Christmas Belles at Port Hope Festival Theatre

ICYMI: Check out last week’s openings

For all the theatre playing across Ontario, visit Theatre Ontario’s ONstage theatre listings on our website.

Friday, 12 December 2014

Ontario Off Stage

by Brandon Moore, Communications Coordinator

Conversation Starters
Behind the Scenes at Ontario’s Theatres
In Case You Missed It