Imago Théâtre produit des oeuvres qui suscitent la réflexion en mettant en scène des histoires actuelles racontées à partir d’une perspective féminine.

Saison 2016-2017

Artist Training & Mentorships

Programme de mentorat d’Imago Théâtre

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.

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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It’s all in the team

Photo by Jon Faulknor EMBARKING ON AN ARTISTIC JOURNEY As I begin my first week as Artistic and Administrative Associate at Imago Theatre on a sunny late summer day, I find myself reflecting on the journey that I embarked on last fall.  I am an emerging independent...
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New Chapter

In May, I attended the PACT (Professional Association of Canadian Theatres) conference in Calgary. Over the course of one of our lunch breaks, we were invited to an information session presented by the Canada Council (Theatre Section) on a new program called New...
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Masculinity and Beyond

I recently wrote a blog post about the limited definition of « femininity » and how it reinforces the gendered stereotypes of submissive women and dominant men. It was a useful exercise, but I realized that there was a huge gap in the...
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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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"There is so much power in storytelling, and there is enormous power in inclusive storytelling, in inclusive representations...We believe that expanding whose voices are heard and what images are seen can change the world.”-via HowlRound.com

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ARTISTA = an initiative that drives accessibility and equity in the arts in a tangible and meaningful way.

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