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Facade of the Théâtre Denise-Pelletier in Montreal.

Creating Theatre

This section contains information and sources about theatre work.

So You Want to Put on a Play!

Professional Theatre Production

Who chooses the plays? How long does it take to stage a play? Read this section to see how the professionals do it.

Are you interested in possible grants for theatre artists? Here are some links that will lead you to the sites of granting bodies where you’ll find various grant programs and information about the sums given to different companies.

Theatre Professions

Many artisans help create the productions you attend. Here are 45 definitions to acquaint you with the various jobs in the theatre.

Theatre Genres

When we talk about theatre, we must define certain genres in terms of how they are practised.

Theatre Terms

Here are more than thirty theatrical terms with definitions to help you become better acquainted with the art of theatre.

Becoming a Theatre Professional

Which paths can lead you to become a theatre professional? Here is a list of theatre schools in Québec and the rest of Canada, with links to provide information about the different programs they offer.

Professional Associations

This section provides a description of the context in which French-language theatre is developing in Canada, as well as links with various professional associations: ATFC, IUTA, APASQ, AQM, AQT, CEAD, CQT, FQTA, IATSE, TUEJ, UDA.