February 9-18 at Centaur Theatre

Our Mission

Imago Theatre is a catalyst for conversation, an advocate for equal representation and a hub for stories about unstoppable women. 

Artist Training & Mentorships

Resident Artists

Arianna Bardesono

Working on a play about the Hasidic Women of Montreal

Julie Tamiko Manning

Working on a play about women living on the street.

Caitlin Murphy

Working on a play about care.

Jennifer Roberts

Working on a play about the Deaf culture.

Dispatches from Intractable Woman Rehearsals

Week one of rehearsals for “Intractable Woman” has been incredible. It is an honour and a joy to be in the rehearsal room, assistant directing for Micheline Chevrier, witnessing and sharing in the magnificent artistry this generous, brilliant, fantastic ensemble...
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Fuck misogyny and long live Artista

This post is part of a series of reflections about Imago Theatre’s Youth Mentorship Program, ARTISTA, by program mentors and mentees.  Here Julie Tamiko Manning (ARTISTA Mentor) reflects on the value of the program. I am angry a lot of the time.  Not the kind of anger...
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I Started ARTISTA When I Began Cégep and Now I’m Heading to University!

This post is part of a series of reflections about Imago Theatre’s Youth Mentorship Program, ARTISTA, by program mentors and mentees.   Here Tiernan Cornford (ARTISTA 2014 Participant) reflects on her experience. I was a part of the 2014 Artista family where I had the...
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ARTISTA Made a Career in the Arts Seem Tangible

This post is part of a series of reflections about Imago Theatre’s Youth Mentorship Program, ARTISTA, by program mentors and mentees.  Here Katherine Chou (Artista 2014 Participant) reflects on her experience. For me, ARTISTA was part of an artistic growth spurt that...
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A Fire that Started Inside Me Which Only Continued to Grow

This post is part of a series of reflections about Imago Theatre’s Youth Mentorship Program, ARTISTA, by program mentors and mentees.  Here Amanda Coochey (ARTISTA 2015 Participant) reflects on her experience. When I first submitted myself for a spot in ARTISTA, I was...
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Intergenerational Spaces Rock and Community is Everything

This post is part of a series of reflections about Imago Theatre’s Youth Mentorship Program, ARTISTA, by program mentors and mentees.  Here Joy Ross-Jones (ARTISTA Program Director) reflects on creating the program. I feel very privileged to have the title of Program...
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In Talks with playwrights Alexis Diamond and Rhiannon Collett

This post is part of our In Talks series, where we pair up an emerging artist with an artist of the same discipline who is mid-career or already well established to interview each other about their work and process. Here at Imago, we believe in the power of...
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Her Side of the Story | Jillian Keiley

This post is part of a series for our Her Side of the Story encounter, May 13-14 2016 located at the National Theatre School of Canada. We invited theatre artists from across Canada to reflect on how their work in theatre is influenced by their perspective as women....
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Her Side of the Story | Sally Clark

This post is part of a series for our Her Side of the Story encounter, May 13-14 2016 located at the National Theatre School of Canada. We invited theatre artists from across Canada to reflect on how their work in theatre is influenced by their perspective as women....
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Her Side of the Story | Reneltta Arluk

This post is part of a series for our Her Side of the Story encounter, May 13-14 2016 located at the National Theatre School of Canada. We invited theatre artists from across Canada to reflect on how their work in theatre is influenced by their perspective as women....
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