• 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.

  • Ralph + Lina at the KW Little Theatre in May! 5.3.2016


    “Go see this play. It will restore your faith in the world.”

  • Courtyard @ Bonnie Stuart Update 1.10.2015

    Two exciting new developments at The Courtyard at Bonnie Stuart

  • Forum To Be Held In Place Of Iraq Show 21.9.2015

    Despite the cancellation of Camp by the National Theatre Company of Iraq, which was to run at IMPACT 15, we are determined to bring the cast to Canada.

  • Camp at IMPACT 15 Cancelled After Visas Refused 18.9.2015

    Due to lack of visas from the Canadian government, we have been forced to cancel Camp at IMPACT 15. The show is about  two characters seeking refuge from violence, pain and death in their country.

    Performed by the National Theatre Company of Iraq, Camp was scheduled to run on Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27 at The Registry Theatre in Kitchener.

  • IMPACT 15 Opening Ceremonies 18.9.2015

    All are invited to the IMPACT 15 Opening Ceremonies, a festive and musical event directed by Richard Burrows and Pam Patel at THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener. Join us to celebrate the start of a week of fantastic theatre from around the world, across Canada, and across Waterloo Region. Here are the event details:

  • MT Space Silent Player Award 11.9.2015

    This biennial award, sponsored by Tottering Biped Theatre, will be given during the IMPACT festival to partners, friends and supporters of theatre artists in Waterloo Region.

    The award is designed to acknowledge the tremendous and often publicly unrecognized contributions that partners, friends, and supporters of artists make to artists, festivals, and the community as a whole.

  • CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS! 20.8.2015

    Love theatre? Want to suport our arts community? Have a hankering to make a huge IMPACT at IMPACT15?

    We are currently running a call for volunteers! We are looking for volunteers in the following areas:

    • Backstage crew
    • Technical
    • Usher
    • Front of house
    • Hospitality
    • Administrative
    • Promotions

    If you or someone you know are interested, please fill out the attached 'volunteer recruitment form' and submit to!

  • Stage & Story Market: Art as Nourishment 6.8.2015

    Wondering what all the buzz is for IMPACT's first -ever Stage and Story Market? We sat down with Nada Humsi and Arlene Thomas to get the scoop on this ancient-inspired gathering!

  • IMPACT15 Launch a Huge Success! 20.7.2015

    Last Tuesday we headed to the Boathouse in Victoria Park, Kitchener to celebrate the launch of IMPACT 15. It was the perfect venue, and we had a full house!

    Members of local community, press, and political organizations mingled in anticipation of our festival lineup. Representatives from CBC KW, the Waterloo Region Record, Waterloo Region Tourism, Grand Social, Centre in the Square, the Community Edition, IMPRINT and more were present to welcome our theatre festival back for its fourth run.