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Theatre Gargantua Presents The World Premiere Of THE WAGER Photo Theatre Gargantua Presents The World Premiere Of THE WAGER
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2019

Responding to an era of rampant climate change denial, fake news, and increasingly fragile defences of truth, THEATRE GARGANTUA is proud to announce the World Premiere of THE WAGER, written by Michael Spence, directed by Jacquie P.A. Thomas, featuring an exceptional cast of Olivia Croft, François Macdonald, Teiya Kasahara, and Michael Spence. THE WAGER will be presented November 14 a?" 30, 2019 in the Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace (opening night, November 15).

Common Boots Theatre Presents SCADDING at the Toronto Fringe Festival Photo Common Boots Theatre Presents SCADDING at the Toronto Fringe Festival
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 18, 2019

Grab your headphones and favourite pair of shoes for this walkabout audio event. Produced with binaural audio recording, the Cadillac of recording technology, 6 short plays bring to life the hidden, hilarious world of Scadding Court. This immersive audio experience bursts open the box of radio drama, bringing you right to where the story happens.

Jacquie P.A. Thomas Honoured With George Luscombe Award Photo Jacquie P.A. Thomas Honoured With George Luscombe Award
by Julie Musbach - May 30, 2019

On Tuesday May 28, 2019 during the 40th Dora Nominee Press Conference at the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres, Jacquie P. A. Thomas was honoured with the George Luscombe Award for Mentorship in Professional Theatre. The George Luscombe Mentorship Award was inaugurated in 1999. Revolutionary theatre founder and artistic director George Luscombe founded Toronto Workshop Productions (TWP) in 1959, marking the beginnings of Toronto's alternative theatre movement. He was Artistic Director for 27 years at TWP.

Rick Miller to Host 40th Dora Mavor Moore Awards on June 25 Photo Rick Miller to Host 40th Dora Mavor Moore Awards on June 25
by Julie Musbach - Mar 27, 2019

Today is World Theatre Day and the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) fittingly announced the date, host, creative team and a new venue for the 40th Anniversary Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the awards show and party that celebrates extraordinary Toronto talent in the performing arts.

Ergo Arts Theatre Announces 2nd Annual ERGO PINK FEST Photo Ergo Arts Theatre Announces 2nd Annual ERGO PINK FEST
by Julie Musbach - Mar 18, 2019

Ergo Pink Fest is a 4-day theatre festival in Toronto (March 28-31, 2019), conceived and hosted by Ergo Arts Theatre (EAT) that gives voice to female and non-binary identified playwrights, providing them a unique platform to develop and showcase their work. The festival, being held at the Small World Music Centre, 180 Shaw Street, brings together award-winning playwrights and dramaturges Beverley Cooper, Marcia Johnson, Anita La Selva, Paula Wing and Elyne Quan to nurture the development of eight new plays.

Marjorie Chan Steps Down as Artistic Director of Cahoots Theatre Photo Marjorie Chan Steps Down as Artistic Director of Cahoots Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Feb 28, 2019

After six successful seasons with Cahoots Theatre, Artistic Director Marjorie Chan will step down, effective June 30th, 2019.

Play with Opera I CALL MYSELF PRINCESS Comes to Aki Studio Photo Play with Opera I CALL MYSELF PRINCESS Comes to Aki Studio
by Julie Musbach - Jul 3, 2018

A play with opera, Paper Canoe Projects and Cahoots Theatre partner with Native Earth Performing Arts for the world premiere production of I Call myself Princesswritten by Jani Lauzon. Including music by Charles Wakefield Cadman, and directed by Cahoots Artistic Director Marjorie Chan, this production will make its debut at Aki Studio, September 9-30, 2018.

COME FROM AWAY and MATILDA Receive 14 Dora Award Nominations - See All The Nominees!
by Alan Henry - May 30, 2017

At a press conference held May 30 in the lobby of the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 235 nominations for the 38th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in the performing arts in Toronto.

Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts to Present Barbara Hamilton Award to Christopher Newton
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 10, 2017

The Barbara Hamilton Memorial Award (BHMA) was established in 1996 to recognize Barbara Hamilton's illustrious theatrical career and her remarkable canon of work. This award is presented to a Canadian artist who demonstrates excellence in the performing arts and is dedicated to advocating and being an ambassador for the arts in Canada.

Theatre Passe Muraille's Andy McKim Takes 2016 Silver Ticket Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

?The recipient of the 2016 Silver Ticket Award is Andy McKim, the Artistic Director of Toronto's Theatre Passe Muraille. The Silver Ticket was presented to Mr. McKim at the 37th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, held Monday evening, June 27, at Harbourfront Centre's Concert Stage in Toronto.

Peggy Baker Dance Projects Premieres PHASE SPACE in Toronto Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Peggy Baker Dance Projects announces the world premiere of PHASE SPACE, a rich and surprising full-evening work choreographed by Peggy Baker, one of Canada's most acclaimed dance artists. Playing with time, memory and transformation, PHASE SPACE features six extraordinary dancers in a surreal and elegant fusion of contemporary dance, live music, and stage design that runs tonight, January 22, through January 31, 2016 at Toronto's Betty Oliphant Theatre.

Peggy Baker Dance Projects Presents World Premiere Project, PHASE SPACE, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Peggy Baker Dance Projects proudly announces the world premiere of Phase Space, a rich and surprising full-evening work choreographed by Peggy Baker, one of Canada's most acclaimed dance artists. Playing with time, memory and transformation, Phase Space features six extraordinary dancers in a surreal and elegant fusion of contemporary dance, live music, and stage design that runs tonight, January 22, through January 31, 2016 at Toronto's Betty Oliphant Theatre.

Peggy Baker Dance Projects to Present World Premiere Project, PHASE SPACE, 1/22/16
by Matt Smith - Nov 10, 2015

Toronto (November 9, 2015) - Peggy Baker Dance Projects proudly announces the world premiere of Phase Space, a rich and surprising full-evening work choreographed by Peggy Baker, one of Canada's most acclaimed dance artists. Playing with time, memory and transformation, Phase Space features six extraordinary dancers in a surreal and elegant fusion of contemporary dance, live music, and stage design that runs January 22 -January 31, 2016 at Toronto's Betty Oliphant Theatre.

Peggy Baker Dance Projects to Premiere PHASE SPACE in Toronto This January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Peggy Baker Dance Projects announces the world premiere of PHASE SPACE, a rich and surprising full-evening work choreographed by Peggy Baker, one of Canada's most acclaimed dance artists. Playing with time, memory and transformation, PHASE SPACE features six extraordinary dancers in a surreal and elegant fusion of contemporary dance, live music, and stage design that runs January 22 -January 31, 2016 at Toronto's Betty Oliphant Theatre.

Dora Awards Announce VIP Presenters, Audience Choice Award Voting
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 15, 2015

The Toronto Alliance or the Performing Arts (TAPA) has announced the VIP presenters for the 36th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, to be held on Monday, June 22 at Harbourfront Centre on the WestJet Stage, a 1,300-seat outdoor concert venue covered by a transparent roof with open sides. TAPA also announced that voting is now open for the Audience Choice Award up to midnight June 17 at http://www.nowtoronto.com/doras .

Peggy Baker to Receive 2015 George Luscombe Award
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 1, 2015

The George Luscombe Award was inaugurated in 1999. Revolutionary theatre founder and artistic director George Luscombe founded Toronto Workshop Productions in 1959, marking the beginnings of Toronto's alternative theatre movement. He was Artistic Director for 27 years at TWP.

ONCE, THE WILD PARTY & More Score 2015 Dora Awards Nominations
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 1, 2015

At a press conference held June 1 in the lobby of the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 236 nominations for 212 eligible productions for the 36th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which honour excellence in the performing arts in Toronto.

Maja Ardal to Conduct the Playwrights' Intensive, 11/12 - 11/30
by Jillian Gaier - Jul 18, 2014

A major attraction we're planning for FIREWORKS 2, our Festival of new works by Alumnae Theatre Company members, is the Playwrights' Intensive. We're delighted to announce that Maja Ardal, renowned playwright and director, will spearhead the workshop series, to run for the duration of the Festival.

Brent Carver, Astrid Van Wieren, Ben Heppner & More to Present at 35th Annual Dora Awards, 6/23
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 17, 2014

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced the VIP presenters for the 35th Anniversary Dora Mavor Moore Awards, to be held on Monday, June 23 at at Harbourfront Centre for the very first time.

David S. Craig Wins the 2014 Barbara Hamilton Memorial Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

The Barbara Hamilton Memorial Award was inaugurated in 1996 and is given to a Canadian artist who demonstrates excellence in the performing arts and is dedicated to advocating and being an ambassador for the arts in Canada. The Barbara Hamilton Memorial Award is presented every two years and is sponsored by the City of Toronto. The recipient is awarded with an official scroll from the City and this year the City has increased the cash prize from $1,000 to $ 1,750.

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