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We bring new works and voices to the stage

"Our theatre will forever be a home that reflects the communities, the country, and the world we live in – a diverse, complex, stimulating world."
- Stafford Arima, Artistic Director

Theatre Calgary is committed to investing in the future of live theatre. We collaborate with emerging artists to bring new works to the stage that connect with diverse audiences.

Whether you’re an aspiring playwright, actor, or singer, Theatre Calgary has great programs that help the next generation of artists realize their dreams.

Dex Drewitz in Billy Elliot the Musical. Photo by Trudie Lee


Learn more about auditioning for upcoming shows at Theatre Calgary.


The cast of Mary and Max A New Musical. Photo by Trudie Lee

New Works

We accept script submissions from literary agents and managers, play-development centres, artistic directors and playwrights.

New Play Development

Mark Bellamy and Conrad Belau during Noises Off rehearsals.


tcMentors gives emerging and experienced artists on-the-job training working with a professional in their area of expertise.

TC Mentors

tc Out Loud

A free new works reading series that gives local writers the chance to hear their words read.

tc Out Loud

The cast of A Midsummer Night's Dream (2019). Photo by Trudie Lee

Shakespeare by the Bow

Giving all Calgarians an opportunity to enjoy live theatre in a gorgeous natural setting throughout the summer since 2012.

Shakespeare by the Bow

Broadway Dreams (2019 classes)

Broadway Dreams