We have all been feeling anger, anxiety, and profound sadness stemming from the brutal murder of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis and the preventable death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet here in Toronto. These horrifying tragedies have once again brought systemic racial inequities to the forefront. Racism is real. It’s deeply embedded. Its impact is devastating. Our black colleagues, friends and mentors experience it on a daily basis. We are asking ourselves hard questions. We are looking at who we are. We are challenging ourselves to listen and do better – to understand what that means and how to take action. We are determined to be a part of the massive effort it will take to make effective change.

If you are able, please consider donating to Black Lives Matter and our colleagues at Obsidian Theatre NOW Magazine has also published a list of organizations that support the black community and promote anti-racism.

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Previously known as the Theatre Creators’ Reserver, the Recommender Grants allow Theatre Gargantua to assist artists working in multidisciplinary performance and in exploring new modes of performance creation. All applicants will received a response by the end of February.
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General Manager

Theatre Gargantua seeks a General Manager to partner with the artistic leadership to fulfill the artistic vision of the company. This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive, dynamic arts professional to work with one of Canada’s leading multi-disciplinary companies, embarking …
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“We are so pleased to partner with Canadian Stage and Native Earth for the creation of these scholarships. Our hope is that these funds will help recipients advance their technical skills so that they might facilitate innovation in the face of our artform’s the new reality. “ – Jacquie Thomas and Michael Spence, Artistic Directors, Theatre Gargantua.
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