Our Mission and Vision

Odyssey is committed to inspiring audiences with imaginative theatre. Our stories explore individuality, empowerment, the creative spirit, love, and a range of social conflicts. Fairground arts – re-invented for the 21st century – are the language we use to tell our stories.

Our innovative performance style draws on mask, clown, Commedia dell’Arte, bouffon, puppetry, and dance-theatre to create alternate realities that transport audiences and invite them to look at our world from new perspectives. We collaborate with masked theatre artists from different traditions and cultures to create work that is richly expressive and that celebrates our diversity.

The Company is dedicated to creating original plays and groundbreaking adaptations of international works in our form of theatre. We aim to serve as a creative matrix to support, educate and mentor new and established Canadian artists in our field.

To realize this vision we: