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

Imago chooses plays that present different points of view and dissenting perspectives.

ARTISTA

ARTISTA

Imago Theatre's free mentorship program for young women between the ages of 16-21.
CelebrateHer

CelebrateHer

Portraits of 12 remarkable publicly nominated women
For Schools

For Schools

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Stories that explore the complexity of the female experience.

Imago has become a place for dialogue, for reflection, for creation; a place where community is as important as the individual. 

About Us

About Us

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

Imago in the Community

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Past Productions

Past Productions

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A view from the Festival TransAmeriques 2018

A view from the Festival TransAmeriques 2018 Blog Post by Cristina Cugliandro, July 4, 2018 The Beginning - 22 creators/critics representing 11...

Greening Theatre Practice part three: travelling

Greening Theatre Practice part three: travelling Blog Post by Sophie Gee, May 7, 2018 In this last instalment of the Greening Theatre practice blog...

Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable Blog Post by Jen Viens, May 4th, 2018 Hey! My name is Jen Viens. I’m an actor, director, and producer...

Greening Theatre Practice part two: Patrons

Greening Theatre Practice part two: Patrons Blog Post by Sophie Gee, April 27, 2018 In the second part of our three-part blog series on how theatre...

Greening Theatre Practice Part One: Productions

Greening Theatre Practice part one: productions Blog Post by Sophie Gee, April 20, 2018 There’s a number of places I can start but let’s go with...

Women on World Theatre Day

Women on World Theatre Day Blog Post by Sophie Gee, March 27, 2018 Today is World theatre day! We wanted to hear from one of the essential elements...

Tectonic Women… Carmen Aguirre

Tectonic Women...Carmen Aguirre Blog Post by Joy Ross-Jones, March 9, 2018 I’ve been chewing on the word bravery. It first came up last year when...

Tectonic Women… Gina Wilkinson

Researchers say that after seven years (some say ten), every cell of your body has renewed itself. So I could say that I become a new person, every...

Tectonic Women…Director Katie Mitchell

Innovation. Creation. Deconstruction. CPR for Classics. Courage. Beauty. Visionary. Feminist. Theatre and film can dance. Also one Shakespeare was...

Tectonic Women…Writer Maggie Nelson

During a Q&A, Nelson is asked by a well-known playwright how she managed to write a book about cruelty while pregnant. “Leave it to the old...

Tectonic Women… Marvin Gaye Chetwynd

To celebrate the upcoming International Women's Day on Thursday, March 8, 2018, we are reviving our Tectonic Women series. Every day this week, a...

Women on Brave Creative Spaces

As part of the blog, I had planned to get reflections both from a man and a woman post-Brave Creative Spaces long table. But we at Imago decided...

Thoughts post-Brave Creative Spaces

Jesse Stong is an artist, educator and dramaturge. He was invited to be one of the starting speakers at the Brave Creative Spaces long table. Here...

Ann-Marie MacDonald: “Tell Everyone”

Ann-Marie MacDonald has graciously given Imago her permission to post her opinion piece originally published in The Globe and Mail, January 12,...

Not child’s play – revisioning theatre practice to accomodate parenting

When we head to work, there's a pressure to leave our family behind at home. A separation between the two realms. But for theatre artists who don't...

Engaging youth in politics because Apathy is Boring

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vza1ue8YFno   As a part of our Revision to Resist Blog Series, we asked Apathy is Boring Programs Manager Stephanie...

Polari: tracking societal changes through language

A separate “in-group” language can be vital to marginalized individuals’ survival. TALK, in Suzan-Lori Parks’ Fucking A, and Nüshu are both forms of...

Micheline Chevrier speaks to Yiara about Her Side of the Story: Revision to Resist

This interview was originally published in Yiara, a feminist art and art history publication. From October 31 to November 5, Imago Theatre, a...

Revisioning the city: perspectives from an urban planner

In our continuing series about revisioning, I asked urban planner Jessica Chen (陳婉瑜), founder of Wabi Sabi Planning Laboratories to answer a few...

Revisioning Turtle Island

I thought I had a relatively good education growing up, going to "academic schools" and yet I was shocked at the amount of Indigenous history I was...