Interview with Sheila-Ingabire-Isaro: “I’m so excited to be back!” Sheila returns to the 7th edition of Les Zinspirés, Théâtre français de Toronto’s Dora-Award winning French-language youth playwriting series.
The things we do for love. According to La seconde surprise de l’amour (The Second Surprise of Love), the path to love is paved with machinations, and any scheme will do. Subterfuge, stratagems and seduction take centre stage in this sparkling 18th-Century comedy by Pierre de Marivaux, which launches Théâtre Français de Toronto’s new season, […]
International WeeFestival of Theatre and Culture for Early Years returns for its 3rd edition. Each component has been curated by Theatre Direct Canada’s Artistic and Executive Director Lynda Hill.
Meilie Ng, Les Zinspirés 6: “as you will discover through their tales, they have many ideas and deep reflections that can help shape the world of today and tomorrow.”
SesayArts Artist Spotlight on: trilingual triple-threat Steffi DiDomenicantonio
Whoever said youth is wasted on the young never met Guy Mignault, the recently-retired artistic director of Théâtre français de Toronto. Les Zinspirés, the French-language student-playwriting festival he created is by far one of the best inventions of the theatre world. Now in its 5th year, it is a prime example of giving youth an avenue […]
Patricia Cano plays the hilarious and heartwarming Marie-Louise Painchaud, the Métis post mistress who minds the village’s sole post office . . . along with everyone else’s business in Tomson Highway’s The (Post) Mistress.
With Kiss & Cry, choreographer Michèle Anne De Mey and award-winning filmmaker-director Jaco Van Dormael have conceived a multimedia invention that defies description. It is a dance–performed by fingers. It is also live theatre . . .with a set of miniature landscapes created and recreated on stage. And it is also a movie . . […]
If you’re a French-speaking Ontario teen with some Molière in your soul, then Guy Mignault wants to shine a spotlight on you. On November 20, five Toronto-area teens will, once again, get a chance to shine as playwrights, when Théâtre français de Toronto (TfT) presents Les Zinspirés Puissance 4. Now in its fourth year, Les Zinspirés Puissance 4 […]
If you’re a French-speaking Ontario teen with some Molière in your soul, then directors Guy Mignault and Pierre Simpson want to shine a spotlight on you. This October, 5 Toronto-area teens will, once again, get a chance to shine as playwrights, when Théâtre français de Toronto presents Les Zinspirés 3D. Now in its third year, […]