MEET NIGHTWOOD THEATRE’S NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR!

Nightwood Theatre’s Board of Directors are thrilled to announce Naz Afsahi (she/they) as the new Managing Director. Bringing over a decade of experience in the Toronto theatre sector, Naz first joined Nightwood in 2015 as the Metcalf Foundation General Manager Intern, working closely with the previous executive leaders, Beth Brown and Kelly Thornton. Over the …

Announcing Nightwood’s 2022 OAC RGTC Recipients

Nightwood Theatre is delighted to share the incredible artists we have selected to receive Ontario Arts Council’s Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators (RGTC)! We were honoured to receive so many engaging applications and we thank everyone who took the time to share more about their exciting work-in-progress! Congratulations to Nightwood’s 2022 OAC RGTC recipients (pictured above left to …

Join Us for the Groundswell Festival this November!

Running November 10-17, our annual Groundswell Festival invites the audience to get creative, offering a six-day, interactive digital retreat to generate ideas and spotlight brand new works from our Write From The Hip playwright’s unit (WFTH). Inspired by the success of Nightwood’s Creatryx Writing Room, this season’s festival offers a unique opportunity for folks to hear selections of new plays from Anahita …

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Good Things To Do Opens This Monday!

Fall has freshly arrived and what better way to get into the spirit than with an inspiring theatre piece that centres care, coziness, imagination and gratitude? So with that, we can’t wait to share Rumble Theatre’s moving Good Things To Do with audiences next week! Conceived by Siminovitch Protégé Prize recipient Christine Quintana, in collaboration with Jessie Award-winning …

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Start the Season with Good Things To Do!

Nightwood is thrilled to launch our 2021-22 season with Rumble Theatre‘s imaginative and interactive online experience Good Things To Do. Blending an ethereal sonic landscape, solitary physical environment, and an unexpected use of technology, Good Things To Do invites participants to place themselves within a dreamscape in which they possess extraordinary powers. This wondrously immersive experience is a meditation …

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