21.22 Canadian Stage Season

Announcing our new season!

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January - May, 2022
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About Canadian Stage

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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Sep 30, 2021
A Dream Come True in High Park

Written by Canadian Stage & Dream in High Park Partner Presenters

Walk down memory lane with us as we relive the summer with a host of extraordinary performances and adventures at Dream in High Park.

Sep 21, 2021
Empowering the Movement Within

Written in collaboration with Christine Friday from Friday Creeations, Native Earth and Canadian Stage

Christine Friday is an Indigenous storyteller, choreographer, and dancer. In this edition of CS Grid, we take a deep dive into Christine's life story beyond the stage, inviting you into her mindscape and work inspirations and her relationship with self.

 

Aug 31, 2021
Is My Microphone On? If I Could Vote

Curated from responses by the youth performers of Is My Microphone On?

In this edition of CS Grid, we invite cast members of Is My Microphone On?, all between the ages of 13 to 17, to tell us what they care about. Find out what stirs their hearts, what answers they want, and what actions they demand. 

Aug 16, 2021
On Ancestral Reconnection and Intergenerational Rhythms

Written by Timea Wharton-Suri, Curator & Program Director of dance Immersion

The Relay

MUKUTHÔ comes at a unique time and place, having it's world premire as part of Canadian Stage’s Dream in High Park summer program in Toronto. We hear from Timea Wharton-Suri, Curator and Program Director at dance Immersion, who gives us an inside look at the beginnings of this creation and how the work landed at High Park. 

Aug 6, 2021
In Conversation with the Minds Behind BLACKOUT

Reproduced by permission of The Musical Stage Company

Interview excerpts with the BLACKOUT creators, Anton Lipovetsky (Crescendo Artist) and Steven Gallagher as well as Director and Dramaturg, Ann Hodges about their experiences developing the production. 

May 28, 2021
The Future of Live Cinema

Written by Maziar Ghaderi

The Relay

Maziar Ghaderi from the Live Cinema Collective looks at the creation and future of live cinema.