Toronto Arts Council’s Theatre programs support the development of theatre in Toronto.

Two performers on stage stand in a warm embrace. In the background there is a chain fence.
Obsidian Theatre and Cahoots Theatre, The Other Side of the Game by Amanda Parris, Directed by Nigel Shawn Williams. Feat. Ordena Stephens-Thompson and Virgilia Griffith. Photo by Dahlia Katz (2017)

New applicants to the Theatre program are advised to contact the Theatre Program Manager prior to completing an application form in order to confirm eligibility.

In 2017, TAC allocated $511,000 in Annual Operating grants to 11 theatre organizations, $2,181,325 in Multi-Year Operating grants to 37 theatre organizations, $408,140 in Project grants to 46 theatre organizations or collectives, $75,000 in Long-Term Project grants to 5 theatre organizations or collectives, and $174,000 in Grants to Playwrights to 36 individuals.