Co-produced with Theatre Replacement

Talks and exchanges with some of Canadian theatre's finest. Four times throughout the season.

To date, SHOPTALK has featured:

Nadia Ross of STO Union
Crystal PIte of Kidd Pivot
Jovanni Sy of Gateway Theatre
Norman Armour of the PuSh Festival and Kris Nelson of Antonym Productions
Sarah Garton Stanley of the National Arts Centre and Self-Conscious Theatre

Delia Brett of MACHiNENOisy

Minna Schendlinger of the PuSh Festival

Tara Cheyenne Freidenberg of Tara Cheyenne Performance

Alex Ferguson


We also held a special SHOPTALK during PuSh this year: The British Invasion, opening up to artists from the UK scene:

Victoria Melody
Action Hero (Gemma Paintin and James Stenhouse)
Dan Canham

Admission to SHOPTALK is by donation. Please help us keep the convos going. You can also let us know if you have a suggestion for a future SHOPTALK by emailing