Current productions, workshops and events
As the threat of impending doom and an uncertain future begins to test the limits of a society brought to the tipping point by one man’s greed, a wealthy opportunist is forced to turn to a highly unlikely source in a final attempt to turn a profit.
“wildly inventive…Spence’s rhyming poetry is especially whimsical and charming” – Toronto Star
Theatre Gargantua is proud to support the development of original Canadian work through this OAC Program. Ontario-based theatre artists developing multi-disciplinary work and/or who are adventurous in integrating new or emerging forms of performance are encouraged to apply.
Interview with Michael Spence who has designed for many of the company’s notable works, and has been awarded two Dora Awards for Outstanding Set Design. Avaricious, a piece about the growing economic gap in society, and the hoarding of wealth and resources in the hands of a few inspired the use of new materials for creating playing spaces for performers.