Sudbury Theatre Centre

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Sudbury Theatre Centre
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Sudbury Theatre Centre
Address Sudbury, Ontario
Type professional and amateur theatre
Current use Professional and amateur theatre
Opened September 14, 1971
Website Sudbury Theatre Centre

The Sudbury Theatre Centre is a professional theatre company, located in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.

Following an Ontario government report in 1967 which recommended the creation of a theatre company in Sudbury, local arts patrons Sonja Dunn, Carolyn Fouriezos, Bill Hart, Bob Remnant and Peg Roberts raised funds to bring the Gryphon Theatre Company of Barrie to Sudbury for a production of Neil Simon's Come Blow Your Horn. That production was staged at Laurentian University's Fraser Auditorium in May 1970.

Following that production, the Sudbury Theatre Centre was officially incorporated on September 14, 1971. Over the next number of years, the STC staged plays and children's theatre workshops at Fraser Auditorium, Cambrian College and the Inco Club. Its success was largely due to the dedication of long-standing artistic director Tony Lloyd, who made it his mission to build a theatre for the people of Sudbury.

In 1980, the city of Sudbury donated a parcel of municipal land on Shaughnessy Street near Civic Square to the STC for the construction of their own permanent 289-seat theatre. Construction began in July 1981, and the new facility was officially opened at the launch of the company's 1982 theatre season.

The company's current artistic director is David Savoy.

Current creative and administrative staff[edit]

  • Artistic director – Caleb Marshall
  • General manager – Kathy Heimbecker
  • Education coordinator – Judi Straughan
  • Communications coordinator – Callam Rodya
  • Technical director – Michael Johnson
  • House manager – Jeff Smith
  • Playwright-in-residence – Matthew Heiti

2005–06 season[edit]

2006–07 season[edit]

Children's program[edit]

2007–08 season[edit]

Children's program[edit]

  • Val MacMenemey, Heroes and Villains
  • Kim McCaw, Muncha Buncha Munsch

2008–09 season[edit]

2009–10 season[edit]

Children's program[edit]

2010–11 season[edit]

Children's program[edit]

  • Val MacMenemey, The Pirate and the Time Thief
  • Margery Williams adapted by Scott Davidson, Velveteen Rabbit

2011–12 season[edit]

Children's program[edit]

  • Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus, The Brothers Grimm: Out of Order
  • adapted by Joseph Robinette, based on the book by E.B. White, Charlotte's Web

2012–13 season[edit]

Children's program[edit]

  • Black Dog: 4 vs the World by Matthew Heiti directed by Judi Straughan (World Premiere)

Black Dog was commissioned by the STC for the 2013 Theatre for Young(ish) Audiences production.

2013–2014 season[edit]

NOTE: David Savoy went on a leave of absence in November 2013.

Children's program[edit]

  • Black Dog: 4 vs the World by Matthew Heiti directed by Judi Straughan (Back by Popular Demand)

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