The Théâtre l’Escaouette is a professional theater company based in Moncton, New Brunswick. It was founded in 1978 by graduates of the drama program at the Université de Moncton. In the past the company was primarily a touring operation, touring the Atlantic provinces and the rest of Canada. Recently the company has settled down in a newly converted Legion Hall in downtown Moncton. The company has produced an amazing 45 original plays over the years.