The Theatre Department, founded in 2012 by Artistic Producers Ron Pederson and Daniela Vlaskalic, has assembled a luminous team of daring, acclaimed theatre artists to extemporize and explore the boundaries of instant theatre. For four Sundays in August the cast (Raoul Bhaneja, Katherine Cullen, Tess Degenstein, Amy Matisyo, Alex McCooeye, Jamie Cavanagh, Haley McGee, Rebecca Northan, Anand Rajaram, Sabryn Rock, Hannah Spear ) along with Technical wizard Mark Andrada and magical, musical guests, gather to create a provoking and transcendent new Canadian play in a thrilling high-wire act of theatricality and invention: Directed and Devised by Ron Pederson.
From the theatre company that brought you critically acclaimed productions of Stewart Lemoine’s The Exquisite Hour and Pith! and one of the Canadian Comedy Award Winning minds behind The National Theatre of the World andImpromptu Splendor comes a new series of new Canadian plays, fully-improvised stories told with elegance, imagination and wild abandon. With special care dedicated towards the crafting of narrative and character, these ten actors will create fully-realized plays on their feet and take the audience on a gripping theatrical adventure based on their suggestions sure to inspire.
Hilarity, daring, and instant playwriting, every week, inspired by the audience. It’s so LIVE!