2016

  • Call for Submissions! OAC Theatre Creators’ Reserve 2016 17.10.2016

    The Theatre Creators' Reserve program supports theatre creators in creating new work. It assists Ontario-based professional theatre creators, and informal collectives of creators, by funding them to create work.

     

  • Young Company Fall Program 21.8.2016

    This summer, MT Space launched a free Youth Theatre training and mentorship program, during which 6 youth came together for 5 weeks to create a new play called “Wake-Up Stories”.

  • Ticket Subsidy for Syrian Refugees 10.8.2016

    The Canada Council for the Arts and Sunlife Financial have created a new fund to subsidize tickets to artistic events across Canada for Syrian refugees.

  • Ahmad's Arrival in KW 03.8.2016

    We are so pleased to announce Ahmad Mire'e's arrival into Canada. Ahmad arrived early morning July 25th, and has now settled into his new home. On behalf of MT Space, Najda Now Canada, and Ahmad Mire'e, we want to thank everyone who helped to make his arrival a reality. 

    We invite you to join us for Ahmad's Canadian debut February 16-18 alongside our very own Artistic Associate, Nada Humsi in a Double Bill. 

  • MT Space 2016/2017 Season Launch 01.7.2016

    As incoming Artistic Director, it is with incredible honour and excitement that I share with you what our 16-17 season holds.

    From our season opener, Salt Baby by Falen Johnson, to our season closer, Deep Fried Curried Perogies by Michelle Todd, MT Space delves into navigating life between many cultures while discovering one's own identity.

  • Passing the Torch 30.6.2016

    As MT Space enters its 13th season, Founding Aristic Director Majdi Bou-Matar and Associate Aristic Director Pam Patel prepare for a significant transition at the organization. This new season marks the beginning of a new chapter under the leadership of a new Artistic Director.

  • Dance Interludes by Vanguardia Dance at Kultrún Fest 22.6.2016

    MT Space is thrilled to bring back Vanguardia Dance as part of this year’s Kultrun Fe​stival hosted by Neruda Arts. After the success of last year’s performance, Remembering the Farewells, which was performed for one night in Victoria Park, we decided to bring back the company and commission them to create a new work specifically for Kultrun 2016!

  • Advanced Theatre Workshop with Tunisian Master Fadhel Jaïbi 14.6.2016

    Artistic Director of Tunisia’s National Theatre, Fadhel Jaïbi, is one of the greatest masters of theatre in the Arab world. His productions have toured widely around the world for the past 40 years. An outstanding director and teacher, Jaïbi has built a legendary legacy in Tunis and the Arab world.

     

  • Six Months Down, Eighteen To Go! Reflections on IMPACT15 28.3.2016

    March 27th wasn’t just World Theatre Day - it was also exactly 6 months from the end of IMPACT 15. To celebrate, we shared some of our favourite photos on facebook and asked you to share your fondest memories of the festival.

  • World Theatre Day 2016 27.3.2016

    Initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI), world theatre day is celebrated globally on March 27th each year. In addition to numerous events occurring around the world, a message from an important figure in the international theatre community is circulated. There has been a World Theatre Day message every year since 1962; past authors have included theatre practitioners such as Peter Brook, Edward Albee, Robert Lepage, Augusto Boal, Dame Judi Dench, John Malkovich and Dario Fo.