News

  • In Memory: Myrta Rivera, Founding Board Member of MT Space 4.10.2012

    MT Space was deeply saddened by the passing of Myrta Rivera, one of our founding Board Members, on September 24. Myrta was a key supporter of our Artistic Director, Majdi Bou-Matar, when he first arrived in Waterloo as a new immigrant with ambitious ideas for creating a space for immigrant artists to flourish.

  • First Dance comes to Waterloo 20.9.2012

    Tottering Biped Theatre, in partnership with MT Space and Neruda Productions, presents:

    First Dance

    By: Trevor Copp, Jeff Fox & Lisa O'Connell
    September 27 & 28 | 8:00 PM | University of Waterloo's Theatre of the Arts

  • MT Space has a new General Manager! 3.9.2012

    Welcome to new General Manager Ashley Judd-Rifkin!

  • Artistic Director Majdi Bou-Matar receives Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal 11.7.2012

    On Wednesday July 11th, 2012 at the Kitchener City Hall Rotunda it was MT Space Artistic Director's deep honour and unexpected privilege to receive a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. The medal was presented by John Milloy, MPP Kitchener Centre.

    Special Thanks for the recognition of diversity, unique expression, and the professional practice of art in this region, province and country.

  • 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.