The Elements of Story: Buffy Sainte-Marie
Buffy Sainte-Marie. Photo by Matt Barnes.

Winter 2021 Season

The Elements of Story: Buffy Sainte-Marie

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Blueprint Infographic

A Blueprint for the Continuance of Contemporary Live Performance

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About Canadian Stage

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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news & updates

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Dec 16, 2020
2020 in Review

Written by Brendan Healy

Brendan Healy takes us through what 2020 looked like for him, according to his iPhone.

Nov 10, 2020
Vivek Shraya’s "How to Fail as a Popstar" Continues its Ascent

Written by Canadian Stage

In the year of the pivot, the show’s creator opens up about branching out.

Oct 20, 2020
Welcoming Two New Visionaries to the BMO Lab

Written by Canadian Stage

Ryan Cunningham and Sébastien Heins join the BMO Lab, the country’s only theatre workshop solely devoted to explorations in emergent technologies.

Sep 4, 2020
Q&A with 600 Highwaymen

Written by Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone

New York City-based theatre-making duo 600 Highwaymen on their work and the future of live performance.

Jul 22, 2020
Canadian Stage’s Guiding Principles

Written by Brendan Healy

The five guiding principles that we have developed in response to the pandemic.

Jul 15, 2020
When the Noise Pollution Stops: Being Non-Binary

Written by Kamini Murthy-Korteweg

For Non-Binary Awareness Week, Audience Services Coordinator Kamini Murthy-Korteweg reflects on what being non-binary means to them.