– December 9, 2013
Odyssey Theatre and The School of Dance will host a special event at the National Arts Centre on December 9th at noon, announcing unprecedented donation to both organizations by Ottawa philanthropist and long-time champion of the arts, Stuart Conger. There will be performances from each organization. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson will speak, as well as both Artistic Directors. Join us for this free event. For more information, please visit our blog.
Performance Lab - Shakespeare and masks
– October 15-17, 2013
Repercussion Theatre joins Odyssey, in partnership with the University of Ottawa’s Theatre Department, in a collaborative Performance Lab. Our Artistic Director Laurie Steven, and the Artistic Director of Repercussion Theatre, Paul Hopkins, along with four professional actors, Pierre Brault, Mark Huisman, Scott McCulloch, and Nicolas Van Burek, are exploring what happens when you bring masks and Shakespeare together.
Playwright in Residence - David S. Craig
– Fall 2013 – Fall 2014
We are delighted to have David S. Craig as Odyssey’s Playwright-in-Residence this season. David, director and adapter of our 2010 award-winning production The Fan, is at work on an original contemporary comedy for masks inspired by the great Greek comedy Lysistrata. We are grateful for the support of the Ontario Arts Council for this residency.