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Canadian Stage's mission is to be the leading contemporary performing arts organization in the country. A collision of disciplines and cultures, Canadian Stage reflects the dynamism and complexity of Canada and is a vital artistic force locally, nationally, and internationally.

In the 30+ years of its history, Canadian Stage has employed thousands of artists and developed and produced hundreds of new productions. Many of the plays developed by Canadian Stage have been awarded and nominated for Canada's most prestigious literary and performing arts honours, including the Governor General's, Chalmers and Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

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Nov 10, 2022
In Conversation with Mike Payette, Director of Choir Boy

Canadian Stage interviews Mike Payette

Choir Boy is in the house, and we're excited to have Mike Payette bring his vision and leadership to this breathtaking production. In this edition of CS Grid, we hear about his love and passion for reviving this play for the stage, introduce the wonderful characters, what he loves about the show, what he wishes audiences can take away from this production and more!

Oct 28, 2022
Spotlight on Tarell Alvin McCraney, playwright of Choir Boy

Written by Glodeane Brown

In this edition of CS Grid, we look at the remarkable career of Academy Award-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. Known for co-writing the film, Moonlight, guest writer Glodeane Brown takes us back to his creative milestones that eventually weaved into Choir Boy, that will be live on stage at the Bluma Appel Theatre this fall.

Oct 13, 2022
Backstage with the Performers of Human Measure

Canadian Stage interviews Jas Lin and B Gosse

In this edition of CS Grid, we take you behind the stage to hear from dancers, Jas Lin and B Gosse. We learn what makes this production unique to them, working with Cassils and the team and what they hope audiences will take away from this performance.

Oct 7, 2022
Backstage with Human Measure Composer, Kadet Kuhne

Canadian Stage interviews Kadet Kuhne

In this edition of CS Grid, we take you backstage to hear from composer Kadet Kuhne. In this exclusive interview, we learn about Kadet's creative journey exploring the material, what makes this production unique, and what Kadet hopes audiences will take away from this performance.

Oct 6, 2022
Backstage with Human Measure Choreographer, Jasmine Albequerque

Canadian Stage interviews Jasmine Albequerque

In this edition of CS Grid, we take you backstage to hear from renowned US choreographer Jasmine Albuquerque and her creative journey exploring the material, what makes this production unique to her and what she hopes audiences will take away from this performance.

 

Sep 29, 2022
Overlapping Conversations

by Jordan Laffrenier

In this edition of CS Grid, Jordan Laffrenier interviews Bobby Theodore to learn more about his process when translating and adapting Public Enemy.