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LISTING: Toronto Indie Theatre Companies

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61 LISTINGS



AGAINST THE GRAIN

Theatre
Artistic Producer: Joel Ivany
@AtGtheatre | http://againstthegraintheatre.com
Against the Grain Theatre is a Canadian theatre company that seeks to present theatre in an intimate, engaging manner. info@againstthegraintheatre.com


ALUMNAE THEATRE COMPANY

Theatre | Canadian | New Works
Artistic Producer: Barbara Larose, President
@alumnaetheatre | http://www.alumnaetheatre.com
Going strong since 1919! Mandate: to offer strong roles for women; produce works not often seen in Toronto; produce works written by Canadians.


ALAMEDA THEATRE CO.

Latin American Theatre | Canadian
Artistic Producer: Marilo Nuñez
@alamedatc | http://www.alamedatheatre.com
Alameda Theatre Company develops and produces the work of Canadian Latin American playwrights. We create professional opportunities for Latin American theatre artists.


A little OPERA

Opera | Young Audiences
Artistic Producer:
@a_little_opera | http://www.musicforpreemies.ca
A little OPERA for little BABIES concerts, benefitting The Linden Fund and premies in Canada.


ANGELWALK THEATRE

Musical Theatre
Artistic Producer: Brian Goldenberg
@angelwalktheatr | http://www.angelwalk.ca
Angelwalk Theatre is a not-for-profit professional theatre company dedicated to producing ‘off-Broadway’ musical theatre and providing opportunities for both emerging and established Canadian theatre professionals.


ANOTHER THEATRE CO.

Theatre
Artistic Producers: Ellen Hurley, Warren Bain and Michael Iliadis
@Another_Theatre | http://anothertheatre.tumblr.com/
There’s something in them that comes from the heart, and so goes to the heart – we put on plays we like.


BAD DOG THEATRE

Theatre | Improv | Classes
Artistic Producer:
@BadDogTheatre | http://www.baddogtheatre.com/
Home of Toronto’s longest-running improv show: Theatresports. Classic comedy whipped up fresh on the spot since 1982. We teach, too!


B CURRENT PERFORMING ARTS CO.

Theatre | Movement Theatre | Canadian | Dance | New Works | Ensemble | Workshops/Classes
Artistic Director: ahdri zhina mandiela
@bcurrentnews | http://www.bcurrent.ca
Founded in 1991, ‘b current’ continues as the only professional company on the Canadian performance scene which focuses its main artistic energies Canadian Black diasporic communities.


BLOOR WEST VILLAGE PLAYERS

Theatre | Classics | Canadian
Artistic Producer: Anne Harper
@BloorPlayhouse | http://villageplayers.net/
Volunteer community theatre group who perform at the Village Playhouse, near Bloor and Runnymede.


BOUND TO CREATE THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producers: Lauren Brotman and Jack Grinhaus
@B2CreateTheatre | http://www.boundtocreate.com
We are Lauren Brotman and Jack Grinhaus. Our aim is to ‘provoke and charge’ the soul through intense and visceral theatre.


COBA CANADA

African Dance
Artistic Producer:
@COBA_Dance | http://www.cobainc.com
COBA is dedicated to creating and presenting the finest traditions in dance and music that celebrate and reflect an Africanist aesthetic.


COFFEEHOUSE THEATRE

Theatre | Canadian | New Works | Ensemble | Young Audiences
Artistic Producer: Evan Harkai
@CfeeHousThtr | http://www.coffeehousetheatre.com
Coffeehouse Theatre aims to continue to work with emerging theatre artists both on stage and off, engaging new audiences with contemporary works that not only entertain, but inspire creativity and an enthusiasm for the arts.


DOCKET THEATRE

Theatre | New Works
Artistic Producer: Llyandra Jones
@DocketTheatre | http://www.dockettheatre.com
Docket Theatre is an independent non-profit theatre company based in downtown Toronto, creating original and socially relevant plays by local emerging playwrights.


FEVERGRAPH THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@FeverGraph | http://fevergraph.com
FeverGraph Theatre Company. Raking through the bones of classical and contemporary theatre.


FEAST OF FOOLS

Murder Mysteries | Musical Theatre | Panto
Artistic Producer:
@FeastofFools1 | http://www.feastoffoolstheatre.com/
Feast of Fools Theatre has been producing top-quality murder mysteries, musicals, and pantos for over 20 years in and around Toronto & Etobicoke.


FIXT POINT

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@FIXTPOINT | http://www.thetaleofatown.com
Toronto Theatre and Media Company. Inspiring audiences to imagine change. Producer of The Tale of a Town.


FOUNDRY THEATRE CO.

Theatre | New Works | Canadian | Classes
Artistic Producers: Elisabeth Feltaous
@TheatreFoundry | http://www.foundrytheatrecompany.com
Foundry Theatre Company is a non profit charitable organization that is passionate about the development and promotion of new Canadian work.


fu-GEN THEATRE COMPANY

Theatre | New Works | Canadian
Artistic Producers: David Yee
@fuGENTheatre | http://fu-gen.org
fu-GEN is a charitable theatre company dedicated to the development of professional Asian Canadian theatre artists through the production of new and established works.


GHOST LIGHT PROJECTS

Theatre
Artistic Producer: Randie Parliament
@ghostlightpro | http://www.ghostlightprojects.com/
Artist driven production company entering its third season of shows!!! Performing in Vancouver and Toronto!


GLASSWATER THEATRE

Theatre | Movement Theatre | Canadian | New Works | Ensemble | Workshops | Site-Specific
Artistic Producer: Mairin Smit and Luke LaRocque
@glasswaterthtr | http://www.glasswater.ca
Glasswater Theatre is a Toronto-based theatre company committed to promoting emerging artists. We are dedicated to creating non-traditional theatre with an emphasis placed on collaborative process and artist development.


HALF-PINT THEATRE

Theatre | New Works
Artistic Producer: Esther Vallins and Alanna Stone
@HalfPintTheatre
Our mission is to produce, for both artists and audiences – poignant, character-driven theatre in an intimate setting.


HOLLYWOULD PRODUCTIONS

Theatre | Classes/Workshops | Young Audiences
Artistic Producer: Holly Wyder
http://hollywouldproductions.squarespace.com/
A SMALL independent theatre company creating BIG things.


HOPEFUL MONSTER

Theatre | New Works
Artistic Producers: Jason Fuller and Lynn Zeelenberg
@HM_Theatre_Ent
Hopeful Monster Theatre Entertainment is Jason Fuller and Lynn Zeelenberg. We write, perform and produce theatre. Join us, won’t you? Tweets are by Lynn.


JUMBLIES THEATRE

Theatre | New Works | Community Outreach | Classes
Artistic Director: Ruth Howard
@jumblietheatre | http://www.jumbliestheatre.org
Jumblies makes art in everyday and unexpected places with, for and about the people and stories found there. Everyone is welcome.


KEMI PROJECTS

Contemporary Dance
Artistic Producer:
@KemiProjects | http://kemiprojects.ca
Kemi Contemporary Dance Projects. We are dedicated to maintaining connections and creating dialogue between the physical human body and the virtual age.


KINETIC ELEMENTS

Dance
Artistic Producer:
@kinetic_element | http://www.kineticelementsdance.com
A Contemporary/Modern Dance Company in Toronto Canada.


LEMONTREE CREATIONS

Theatre | Movement Theatre | Canadian | Dance | New Works | Ensemble | Site-Specific
Artistic Producer: Indrit Kasapi and Cole J Alvis
@indritk | http://www.lemontreecreations.ca
In the increasingly diverse society of Canada, there are many defining stories that must find their way onto the stage. lemonTree theatre creations explores the question of what is lost in translation between borders, identities and sexuality.


LIVING ROOM THEATRE

Theatre | New Works | Ensemble
Artistic Producer: Jesse Byiers and Andrew McKechnie
atmckechnie@gmail.com
Living Rooms are where we gather to be together. In this city there are so many people, so many theatre companies, so many stories. We want to bring them together because being together, feeling, laughing crying, thinking, acting together, is vital.


LOST & FOUND THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@lostandfoundkw | http://www.lostandfoundtheatre.com
Upcoming: An Infinite Ache @ The Registry Theatre March 22-31. Kitchener, ON.


MADAME FANCYPANTS PRODUCTIONS

Theatre | Movement Theatre | New Works
Artistic Producer: Allie Bell
@madamefancypants | neighbours2012fringe.webs.com
Madame Fancypants Productions believes in creating text-based theatre that will invite new audiences into this art form and excite the theatre community at large.


MNEMONIC THEATRE

Theatre | Classes | Networking
Artistic Producer: Caleb McMullen
@mnemonictheatre | www.mnemonictheatre.com
‘Mnemonic’ means ‘to assist the memory.’ WE MAKE THEATRE TO REMEMBER.


NATIVE EARTH

Native Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@NativeEarth | http://nativeearth.ca
Native Earth Performing Arts is a Canadian theatre company. Founded in 1982, it is the oldest professional Aboriginal performing arts company.


NOBODY’S BUSINESS

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@nbtheatre | http://www.nobodysbusiness.ca/
Awesome plays by award-winning weirdoes.




PANDEMIC THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producer: Tom Arthur Davis
@PandemicTheatre | http://www.pandemictheatre.ca
A Toronto-based collective that works with artists from many different cultural backgrounds to create productions emphasizing personal stories situated within their political realities.


PEGGY BAKER DANCE

Modern Dance
Artistic Director: Peggy Baker
@PeggyBakerDance | http://www.peggybakerdance.com
Peggy Baker Dance Projects is a modern dance company led by celebrated artistic director Peggy Baker, one of Canada’s foremost contemporary dance artists.


PRAXIS THEATRE

Theatre | Canadian | New Works | Ensemble | Workshops/Classes | Site-Specific
Artistic Director: Michael Wheeler, Aislinn Rose
@praxistheatre | http://praxistheatre.com
Praxis Theatre is a Toronto-based not-for-profit theatre company devoted to creating original theatrical productions.


QUICKENING THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@QuickTheatreTO | http://thequickeningtheatre.com
The Quickening Theatre Corp is a non-profit theatre company that is dedicated to producing original, accessible, and entertaining work of the highest merit.


QUIXOTIC ARTS COLLECTIVE

Theatre
Artistic Producer: Chad Thurlow
@QuixoticArts1
The Quixotic Arts Collective is a film and Theatre collective dedicated to the construction of a vibrant artist community.


RARELY PURE THEATRE

Theatre | Canadian | New Works
Artistic Producer: Monique Renaud, David DiFrancesco
@RarelyPTheatre | http://rarelypuretheatre.com
Rarely Pure Theatre is an artist founded and operated not-for-profit organization that develops and produces innovative and “rarely pure” Canadian theatre.


RED LIGHT DISTRICT

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@TheatreRedLight | http://theredlightdistrict.ca/
Theatre is urgent. There is nothing casual about the theatre.


RED ONE THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@RedOneTheatre | http://redonetheatre.com
A Toronto-based theatre company, bringing exciting theatre to your doorstep!


ROSENEATH THEATRE

Theatre | Young Audiences
Artistic Producer:
@RoseneathThtr | http://www.roseneath.ca
Roseneath Theatre creates & produces plays of enduring quality specifically for Young People and their Families.


SEARS & SWITZER

Theatre | Canadian | Classes
Artistic Producers: Theresa Sears & David Switzer
http://www.searsandswitzer.com
While we’re best-known as one of Canada’s most sought-after acting studios, we also produce small and large scale theatre and multi-media events for special audiences including conferences, and conventions.


SHAKESPEARE IN ACTION

Theatre | Shakespeare | Young Audiences
Artistic Producer:
@ShakesInAction | http://www.shakespeareinaction.org
Canada’s Leading Shakespeare Company for Young Audiences.


SMALL WOODEN SHOE

Theatre | Classics | Canadian | New Works | Ensemble | Workshops | Site-Specific
Artistic Producer: Jacob Zimmer
@jacobzimmer | http://www.smallwoodenshoe.org
We believe theatre is a useful tool to think-through, feel-out and change-up important social, historical, political and other everyday issues. We believe in a good night out. That theatre is social and the pleasure and thinking need each other.


SNOBBISH THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producer: Julian Munds
@SnobbishTheatre
Snobbish Theatre replaces the snobbery in theatre with fun! We are a Toronto based theatre company, ruled by the tyrannical fist of Julian Munds.


SOTMSC

Theatre | Shakespeare | Community Outreach
Artistic Producer: Torey Urquhart
@Shakespur | http://spurofthemomentshakespeare.weebly.com/
The Spur-Of-The-Moment Shakespeare Collective is dedicated to creating street theatre that makes the works of William Shakespeare more accessible to the public.


SOUP CAN THEATRE

Theatre | Classics
Artistic Producers: Sarah Thorpe and Scott Dermody
@soupcantheatre | http://www.soupcantheatre.com
Founded by Sarah Thorpe and Scott Dermody in 2008, Soup Can Theatre is a Toronto-based company dedicated to reinventing classic plays for the 21st century.


STAGEWORKS TORONTO

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@StageWorksTO | http://www.stageworkstoronto.com
StageWorks Toronto is a new Toronto theatre company dedicated to producing quality productions in a semi-professional setting.


STANDARD DEVIATION

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@StandardDeviant | http://www.standarddeviationtheatre.ca
A not-for-profit theatre company in Kitchener-Waterloo producing new and established work that challenges, provokes, and inspires audiences.


TALK IS FREE THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@TalkIsFree | http://www.tift.ca
Talk Is Free Theatre – for the art of it! Barrie, ON.


TENFOOTPOLE THEATRE

Theatre | Canadian | New Works
Artistic Producer: Rob Salerno
@10FootPole | http://www.tenfootpole.ca
Ten Foot Pole is a theatre company dedicated to telling stories that polite people wouldn’t touch. Past productions include the hit shows Balls, Big In Germany, and Fucking Stephen Harper.


THEATRE 20

Musical Theatre
Artistic Director: Adam Brazer
@theatre20 | http://www.theatre20.com
TO-based, artist-led, story-driven. Celebration, development and education are the key pillars of T20’s mandate to make a difference in musical theatre.


THEATRE BROUHAHA

Theatre | New Works
Artistic Producer: Kat Sandler
@TheatreBrouhaha | http://theatrebrouhaha.com/
Theatre Brouhaha is a collective of young Canadian artists who combine the primacy of story with the rapid pace of the Information Age to create relevant theatre for the next generation of theatre audiences.


Theatre Gargantua

Ensemble | Movement Theatre | New Works
Artistic Producer: J. PA Thomas
@TGargantua | http://www.theatregargantua.ca
An artist-driven ensemble theatre company committed to the production of original Canadian work. Artistic Director: J. PA Thomas. Associate Producer: S. Norton.


THEATRE IN HER SHOES

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@TheatreInHShoes | http://www.theatreinhershoes.com
Toronto based theatre company fostering the female voice in a supportive, inclusive environment.


THEATRE LAB

Theatre | Movement Theatre | Canadian | New Works | Ensemble | Classes | Site-Specific
Artistic Producer: Michael Orlando & Omar Hady
@TheaterLab | http://theatrelab.ca
A Toronto-based, not-for-profit theatre company. We are most interested in ‘new voices’ – emerging canadian artists from all practices.


THEATRE SHERIDAN

Musical Theatre
Artistic Director:
@TheatreSheridan | http://theatre.sheridancollege.ca
Theatre Produced by the Music Theatre Performance and Technical Production Students, Faculty and Guest Artists at Sheridan College.


THE COMPANY THEATRE

Theatre
Artistic Producer: Philip Riccio and Allan Hawco
@companytheatre | http://www.companytheatre.ca
The Company Theatre is dedicated to providing audiences with exciting, bold, and emotionally poignant theatrical experiences through International collaborations.


THE EMPTY ROOM

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@empty_room_TO | http://www.empty-room.com
A theatre company driven by a fascination with the power of the human spirit, and its capacity to communicate and inspire.


THE NATIONAL THEATRE OF THE WORLD

Theatre | Workshops
Artistic Producers: Ronald Pederson, Naomi Snieckus, Matt Baram
@the_NTOW | www.thenationaltheatreoftheworld.com/
…a fresh progressive theatre company intent on creating captivating live theatre through the art of improvisation. See us in Canada, USA and Europe!


TINY BIRD

Theatre
Artistic Producer:
@tinybirdtheatre | http://tinybird.ca
A tiny theatre company that makes relatively big things happen.


URBAN BARD

Theatre | Shakespeare
Artistic Producer:
@UrbanBardTO | http://www.urbanbard.ca
Born of love for Toronto & Shakespeare, Urban Bard uses urban landscape in unexpected ways to surprise residents and visitors with relevant classical theatre.


VOLCANO THEATRE

Theatre | New Works
Artistic Producer:
@volcanotheatre | http://www.volcano.ca
Internationally award-winning theatre company based in Toronto, creating art that is experimental, original, and Canadian.


WRITTEN ON WATER

Theatre | New Works
Artistic Producers:
@WrittenOnWater | http://www.writtenonwatertheatre.com
W.O.W.’s vision is to establish a community in which diverse and unique theatre is more available, accessible, and irreplaceable – impossible to dismiss.


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