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FIVE FACES FOR EVELYN FROST : an ephemeral play ? – Guillaume Corbeil’s thoughts on his work

A young Montreal author, Guillaume Corbeil was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award and recipient of the Adrienne-Choquette Literary Award for his collection of essays L’Art de la fugue. He has written Nous voir nous. The latter was produced in 2013 by Théâtre PÀP under the title Cinq Visages pour Camille Brunelle, for which he was awarded Le Prix de la Critique (AQCT), the Michel Tremblay Award and the…

A Bold New direction!

Théâtre français de Toronto (TfT) is pleased to announce the 7 productions that will make up its 2016/17 season. This is the final season programmed by Guy Mignault (who will step down in June 2016 after 19 years as Artistic Director) and will be overseen by Joël Beddows, incoming Artistic Director. The season begins with the highly anticipated return of renowned First Nations’ author, Tomson Highway, to the Toronto stage….

NEWS! Welcome Joël!

Joël Beddows is appointed New Artistic Director of Théâtre français de Toronto  Alexandra Vandelle, President of the Board of  Directors and member of the selection committee, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joël Beddows as the new Artistic Director of Théâtre français de Toronto (TfT). Beddows’ talent, professionalism and profound dedication to the arts garnered the respect of the selection committee during the rigorous selection process. Moreover, his experience not only…

A groundbreaking venture for TfT

After four years touring the world, the theatrical phenomenon KISS & CRY is finally performed for the first time in Toronto in its original French version (with English Surtitles)! It’s a groundbreaking venture for TfT which is co-presenting this unique show with Canadian Stage — indeed a show of this scope and magnitude has never been presented by Théâtre français in the past. It’s a true technical and logistical feat…

Théâtre français de Toronto’s Artistic Director, Guy Mignault, to retire in June 2016

The Board of Directors of Théâtre français de Toronto (TfT), headed by Michael Davenport, announced yesterday that Guy Mignault would retire from his position as artistic director in June 2016 after a term of 19 exceptional years as the head of the company. Indeed, during the meeting that brought together TfT’s board as well as the administrative team, Mr. Mignault expressed the wish to leave his post at the dawn…