Media

For more information on our season or media requests please contact:
Giordanno Bruno mkt@theatrebtw.ca
514-932-1104 ext 223

Black and Blue Matters – GAT Press Release

(UPDATED) Canada's Oldest Black Theatre Company Returns July 29 With a One-Night-Only Presentation  Montreal – July 7, 2021: We’re back! Black Theatre Workshop in a continued partnership with National Arts Centre English Theatre kicks off the summer with an outdoor...

Our statement of support to the First Nations

Today we mourn and honour the lives and great loss of the Indigenous children who never returned to their homes across Kanata.   Another 182 human remains were found at the site of a former residential school that housed children taken from their families....

Light Installation to Commemorate Black History Month

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts is proud to be partnering with Black Theatre Workshop (BTW) on Liberation’s Radiance, a light installation by BTW’s Artist in Residence, Lighting Designer Tim Rodrigues, to commemorate Black History Month. Segal Centre...

2021 Virtual Vision Celebration Press Release

Black Theatre Workshop Honours Eddy Toussaint With Prestigious Dr. Martin Luther King Achievement Award. The longest running Black theatre company in Canada invites all audiences to attend its most important annual fundraiser. Vision_PressRelease_20Jan2021

BTW Joins NAC Press Release

On Wednesday, December 9, National Arts Centre English Theatre, in partnership with Black Theatre Workshop, announced an unprecedented shared curation model for the national stage. Beginning in the 2021–22 season, NAC English Theatre has committed to the annual...

50th Anniversary Season Press Release

Canada's Longest-Running Black Theatre Company Celebrates Landmark 50th Anniversary! 50th Season Programming, New Team Members, and a Half Century of Black Theatre in Canada! Black Theatre Workshop (BTW), the longest running Black theatre company in Canada, has...

Grand Acts of Theatre

As the performing arts sector continues to face unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Arts Centre has responded with Grand Acts of Theatre, an initiative to bring Canadian artists and audiences together. Eleven of Canada’s most innovative...

Season Cancellations

A message from our Artistic Director: For the past few weeks, we have been keeping an eye on the evolution of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. In light of the current situation, we have had to make some very difficult decisions. The health and safety of our patrons,...

Black Theatre Workshop’s Solidarity Statement

The past several days have been incredibly difficult. There have been so many extreme emotions to process – sadness, hurt, frustration, disgust, rage – around the blatant acts of racism we have all been witness to recently. For many of us this isn’t new. We experience...

Media Kit

Black Theatre Workshop is Canada’s longest running Black theatre company and is committed to reflecting Black culture and community by developing and providing visibility for Black Canadian artists. Black Theatre Workshop is an award-winning English-speaking theatre company based in Montreal, Quebec.