Friday, 14 December 2018

Thursday, 13 December 2018

Congratulations to the Youth Theatre Training Program Fall 2018 Grant Recipients

We are excited to announce the latest recipients of training grants through Theatre Ontario’s Youth Theatre Training Program (YTTP). We thank all those who applied to the program.

$13,100 was awarded in total among the following recipients:
  • The AMY Project (Toronto) – Spring Theatre Creation Program
  • The MT Space (Kitchener) – MT Space Young Company- Leaders of Today
  • ON THE EDGE Fringe Festival (North Bay) – Emerging Theatre Training Project
Over $33,000 was requested during this application round. The next application deadline for this program is March 2019.


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

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Browsing Our Bulletin Board

Upcoming opportunities from Theatre Ontario, from our members, and from other arts service organizations.

Coming Up from Theatre Ontario

Check out all of our upcoming Career Stream and Creator Stream workshops.

Upcoming on The Bulletin Board

Driftwood Theatre's Trafalgar 24 (2017)
Antonio Sobretodo Jr., Heather Davies
Photo by Dahlia Katz

  • Deadline for applications for Driftwood Theatre’s Trafalgar 24 Call for Playwrights is December 15.
  • Deadline for submissions for the Gina Wilkinson Prize for an emerging female director transitioning from another theatrical discipline is December 15.
  • Upcoming deadlines for Ontario Arts Council Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators includes Theatre Direct (Dec. 17), Odyssey Theatre (Dec. 17), and Jumblies Theatre (Dec. 21).
  • Deadline to apply to the Ontario Arts Council’s Artists in Communities and Schools Projects grants is December 18.

New on The Bulletin Board

  • Theatre Direct invites submissions for the Forward March Festival for “Letters to My Younger Self” from young womxn, non-binary, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming artists who are in their 20s (20-30) to reflect on what they would say to their teenage self. Submissions are due January 2.

Check out these items, and other postings from our members.
Theatre Ontario individual members can also access Auditions, Job Postings and Discount Ticket Offers on our Theatre Ontario Individual Member Resources on our website

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Join Us at Theatre Ontario Next Generation Showcase 2019

We warmly invite Directors, Artistic Directors, Producers, Casting Directors, Agents (EIC signed or TAMAC members), and other Industry Professionals to join us at Theatre Ontario’s 25th Annual Next Generation Showcase of graduating student talent.

When: Sunday, January 13th and Monday, January 14th, 2019
Where: Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 Ryerson Avenue, Toronto

Learn more about Next Generation and RSVP on our website

We would like to recognize and extend a very special thanks to our 25th Annual Showcase confirmed Team of Champions!

Your partnership and support help our team commemorate this special milestone.

For partnership information contact development@theatreontario.org.

Monday, 10 December 2018

ONstage Openings for the week of December 10

ONstage Now Playing in Southwestern Ontario
Hir at Calithumpian Theatre Company
Ingrid Blekys, Zoe Bernard, Rob Deman, Deighton Thomas
Photo by Jackie Noble
This week’s openings on Ontario’s stages

In Toronto

Dec. 12, Peter Pan at Soulpepper Theatre [currently in previews]
Dec. 14, A Very Leila Christmas at Theatre Passe Muraille

In Central Ontario

Dec. 11, Rapunzel – A Panto at Peterborough Theatre Guild
Dec. 15, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at Northumberland Players (Cobourg) [with school performances from Dec. 12]


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