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The Relay

It's been a long time (long time), we shouldn't have left you (left you)
Without a dope beat to step to, step to, step to, step to
Step to, step to, freaky-freaky... - (Aaliyah, Try Again)

Hey. Hi. Hello. Welcome to The Relay!

This is a space where you, the artists in practice, can catch up on what is happening at Canadian Stage regarding your artistic and professional development.

Let's break it down for you a little bit:

News and Updates
The latest and greatest from Canadian Stage so that you can stay in the know about our programming and event announcements.

Learning and growth opportunities that will help you to further your artistic practice.

Submission details and calls to work with us.

Invitations to social gatherings and community events to network and build relationships.

Don't mind if I do!
Listing of free/complimentary events.

Thought you might want to talk about this one
Musings from some of our dearest friends, family, and thought leaders.

A man in a black sweater and thick rimmed glasses leads a discussion with artists engaged surrounding him.Tawiah Ben M'Carthy. Photo by Nathan Kelly.

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A quick check in on what's happening...

Canadian Stage 21.22 Season

Getting together again in our theatres will be a homecoming like no other—a safe landing on familiar turf after a long journey afar.

From an epic space station encounter in the North American premiere of Solaris, to the long awaited return to the stage of beloved Canadian theatre maker Daniel Brooks in Other People, we can't wait to share these works with you.

This is what we've been waiting for. Welcome back!

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Canadian Stage is pleased to announce that multimedia artist and director Bronwen Sharp, has been selected as the BMO Lab Resident Artist for the 21.22 season.

Meet Bronwen

There are no workshops scheduled in the near future. Keep an eye on this page for future learning opportunities!

General Auditions

Canadian Stage will be holding General Auditions in the Spring of 2022 for our future season programming. Details on submissions will be announced at a later date.

Watch this page for invititations to community events as our 21.22 season launches in the new year!

New Monuments

New Monuments masterfully teams up internationally-recognized IBPOC Toronto talent working alongside homegrown talent, in a fully collaborative space where live performance meets film, while featuring a wide array of dance styles (ballet, street style, contemporary) all coming together as one.


CS Grid is a collection of essays, musings, and writing by the community at Canadian Stage to reflect on our work and our lives.

We've curated a list of blog posts that we think will be of particular interest to members of The Relay!