News

  • My Paper presented at Congress 2012 26.5.2012

    The theatre for social change show My Paper is being presented three times at Congress of the Humanities 2012. The play was originally commissioned for CU Expo in 2011 at Wilfrid Laurier and is being presented at the Theatre of the Arts in the Modern Languages building at the University of Waterloo.

    My Paper addresses the United Nations' Millennial Goals and the crises faced by the global community.

  • Artistic Director presents Keynote at Congress 2012 26.5.2012

    MT Space Artistic Director Majdi Bou-Matar presented a keynote address to open the Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) component of Congress of the Humanities 2012, being held in Waterloo Region.

  • MT Space founder receives Top Immigrant Nomination 23.2.2012

    Lebanese-Canadian director and founding Artistic Director of the MT Space, Majdi Bou-Matar has been chosen as 1 of 2012's 75 top-immigrants to Canada at canadianimmigrant.ca.

  • How Would You use your Last 15 Seconds? 7.2.2012

    Still wondering if you should catch the play that the Edmonton Journal called "gruesomely hilarious", "stunning" and "unfailingly inventive" and said that actor Trevor Copp was "an actor of remarkable physical dexterity and emotional intensity" and that Nada Humsi was a "human dynamo ... You'd want to see this actor in anything."

    Take advantage and see The Last 15 Seconds before its passionate actors and dedicated crew disperse to take on their next artistic adventures.

  • Butoh Workshop with Natsu Nakajima 1.2.2012

    In December, MT Space and Inter Arts Matrix held our first co-coordinated professional development workshop. Eight artists spent an inspiring week working with Vancouver clown artist David Smith of Fantastic Space Enterprises.

  • First Time in the Prairies 17.1.2012

    MT Space opens a show for the first time in the Canadian prairies tonight. It's been a long time coming.

    The Last 15 Seconds begins its 5 show run as part of the Canoe Theatre Festival in Edmonton, Alberta. We hope the show's warm heart and toasty politics will warm audiences from the tip of their toes to the top of their brains.

  • The Last 15 Seconds Tours Again in 2012 9.1.2012

    We`re gearing up for a tour of our acclaimed, powerful play, The Last 15 Seconds. It takes the main stage at Edmonton’s Canoe Theatre Festival starting Jan. 17, followed by dates this month and next in Mississauga, London, and Burlington.

  • General Auditions 7.1.2012

    Looking for skill, talent and commitment. Do you have what it takes?

    MT Space will be holding general auditions on April 20 & 21, 2012. Auditions are by application only. To apply please email us a resume and a headshot. We are looking forward to meeting new faces and discovering new talents!

    Contact details here.

  • The End of an Era & New Beginnings 3.1.2012

    MT Space is no longer renting out or even rehearsing in the studio that has been its creative heart and home for the last seven years.

    We're excited by the prospect of starting to rehearse in a new space, custom-made for performing arts organizations and other groups in the region—The Courtyard at Bonnie Stuart.

    Even though it's just down the hall it's a big change and we're energized by the potential for new activity and creative endeavors surrounding us in this evolving creative hub.

  • Grand Praise All Round 1.1.2012

    We’re starting to get a reputation. 

    2012 started with the MT Space sitting at the top of a few “Best of Toronto Theatre” lists.

    No less than #1, (in no particular order) according to Toronto Sun reviewer John Coulbourn, who caught The Last 15 Seconds when it played in Toronto last spring. He called it the best of the best: Full Article Here.