Weekly Salons

Online Saturday Salons

During May and June, Centaur offered weekly live streams as part of its Saturday Salon regular series. Join Centaur A&E Director, Eda Holmes, in conversation with guest theatre artists, available on our YouTube channel below.

June 6

Micheline Chevrier, Imago Theatre’s Artistic Director

Imago is one of many local independent theatre companies closely tied to Centaur. Discover Micheline’s views on the need for theatre in society and how our continuing artistic partnership supports Centaur’s role in Montreal’s English theatre community as a hub for cultural connection.

Imago presented Tropic of X at Centaur in January/February 2020

May 30

Roy Surette, Artistic Director of Touchstone Theatre (Vancouver, BC)

Former A&E Director, Roy Surette, is back in the house with current A&E Director, Eda Holmes. Log in through Facebook or YouTube to find out what Roy’s been up to since leaving Montreal to return to the West Coast to helm Vancouver’s Touchstone Theatre, one of the country’s foremost proponents of new Canadian theatre.

May 23

Emma Tibaldo & Jesse Stong, Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal’s Artistic Director & Dramaturg respectively 

Eda spoke with Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal Artistic Director, Emma Tibaldo, and PWM dramaturg, Jesse Stong. Since we had to cancel the annual Queer Reading Series this Spring, they discussed the importance of supporting and showcasing new and diverse voices in theatre. 

May 16

Jackie Maxwell, Former Artistic Director of the Shaw Festival

Sat. May 16th, former Shaw Festival Artistic Director, Jackie Maxwell,  joined Centaur’s A&E Director, Eda Holmes, to delve into our recent production of Erin Shield’s Stratford Festival hit, Paradise Lost, and what stories they look forward to seeing on the stage in the future.

May 9

Quincy Armorer, Artistic Director of Black Theatre Workshop; Lucinda Davis, actor; Mike Payette, Artistic Director of Geordie Productions

Mike was the Director of August Wilson’s Fences; Quincy & Lucinda were cast in the leading roles in what would have been our final production this season. Fences may yet find its way to the Centaur stage in the not-too-distant future. Stay tuned …


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