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Designing DISSIDENTS


Posted on 30 Apr 2018

Creative team members Nick Blais and Jackie Chau take you behind the scenes to explore the design and creation of DISSIDENTS. Nick Blais – Lighting & Immersive Design DISSIDENTS is an exciting challenge for lighting design. The show, and our vision for it, calls for all the extremes in lighting design: It needs to be sparse and complicated, intimate and intense. The script is naturalistic in moments, but it also needs to...

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It’s just too beautiful, right?   So beautiful that you had to keep it a secret. Theatre Smash and ARC are proud to announce they are joining forces as part of Canadian Stage’s 2016/2017 season. Theatre Smash and ARC, in partnership with Canadian Stage, will present the North American premiere of KISS by Guillermo Calderón, directed by Ashlie Corcoran. KISS runs March 28 – April 16, 2017 at The Berkeley Street Upstairs Theatre....

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A great opportunity with two great companies. ARC & fu-GEN – two of Toronto’s most exciting independent companies – are partnering to look for an energetic and innovative individual to play a role in shaping the future of theatre in this city. Click here to see the official posting and for information about how to apply. Note that the application deadline is Friday, January 27th at 5:00 pm EST. Thanks to all who...

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Looking back, looking ahead…


Posted on 12 Nov 2015

Dear friends and lovers and curious onlookers and all the little ARClings both hither and yon: the trees have shaken off their leaves and we find ourselves huddled a little closer to each other as another year winds down. Looking back, 2015 proved to be a bit of a banner year for ARC. * ARC’s hugely popular production of Deirdre Kinahan’s MOMENT garnered a company-record six (SIX!!!) Dora Mavor Moore nominations, including...

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WORLD THEATRE DAY – A CELEBRATION


Posted on 23 Mar 2015

Friday, March 27th 2015 // 7pm Sidemart Theatrical Grocery 1362 Queen St. East (corner of Greenwood) PWYC at the door Reserve your spot here: bit.ly/1vVNcxJ Space is limited. “In other (mostly European) countries, WTD is a big deal, everyone knows about it, theatres open their doors to the public for free. Imagine that here: all the major theatres and all the independent companies not charging admission on March 27th. Wouldn’t that be...

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ARC is proud to continue its role as a leader in facilitating community dialogue. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to engage in a topic central to our production yet rarely discussed: post-incarceration reintegration. ARC is pleased to announce a special performance of our English-language Canadian premiere of MOMENT by Deirdre Kinahan. Sunday, November 16, 2:00 PM Theatre should challenge our perceptions of ourselves and our...

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