Conversations

Conversations are held in Centaur’s relaxing main floor gallery-lounge, and are informal audience-artist exchanges tailored to enrich your theatre going experience. Free and open to all.

Pre-Show Convo – Alice and the World We Live In

October 17, 2019

This is a rare opportunity to learn about the ever expanding techniques that create mood, amplify emotions, and add depth to a play and its characters. Meet the set, costume, lighting, and sound designers who give the play you’re about to see its breath and heartbeat. Encompassing manifold aspects of visual arts, fashion design, colour […]

Sunday Chat-Up – Alice and the World We Live In

October 20, 2019

Join Lucinda Chodan, the Montreal Gazette’s Editor-in-Chief, in conversation with Alexandria Haber, author of Alice and the World We Live In. This is a free public event with refreshments provided by Bonaparte Restaurant in Centaur’s main floor gallery.

Saturday Salon – Alice and the World We Live In

October 26, 2019

Theatre is about exchange, apropos for a theatre born in the country’s first Stock Exchange. On select Saturday afternoons, join Centaur Artistic and Executive Director, Eda Holmes, and her special guests as they break through the fourth wall to connect theatre lovers with theatre makers. Free and held in the main floor gallery. Saturday October 26 following […]

Talk-Back – Alice and the World We Live In

October 31, 2019

Following the performance, you are invited to stay for informal Q&A sessions with the artists. Held in the theatre after select Thursday evening or Sunday matinée presentations.

Talk-Back – Alice in the World We Live In

November 3, 2019

Following the performance, you are invited to stay for informal Q&A sessions with the artists. Held in the theatre after select Thursday evening or Sunday matinée presentations.

Pre-show Convo – Little Dickens

November 21, 2019

“Call my agent!” – In Ronnie’s case this would be John Lambert, Agent/Manager Ronnie Burkett – Theatre of Marionettes. John will join Eda Holmes for a candid conversation about his role in the company. Free and open to all. 7:00PM in the Centaur Gallery

Sunday Chat-Up – Little Dickens

November 24, 2019

This Chat-Up features Lynn Kozak, Associate Professor in McGill’s Department of History and Classical Studies. They will discuss the challenge of finding exciting and engaging ways to present the classics in contemporary culture.

Saturday Salon – Little Dickens

November 30, 2019

Saturday Salon November 30 following the Matinee performance of Little Dickens Eda Holmes will chat with director, actor, puppeteer, puppet maker and teacher, Zach Fraser who has been using puppetry to tell stories for nearly two decades, including an original creation with the 2020 graduating class at the National Theatre School.

Talk-Backs- Little Dickens

December 5, 2019

Following the performance, you are invited to stay for informal Q&A sessions with the artists. Held in the theatre after select Thursday evening or Sunday matinée presentations. • Thursday December 5 • Sunday December 8

Pre-show Convo – Paradise Lost

January 16, 2020

Jackie Maxwell, Valerie Moore and Erin Shields will join Eda Holmes for the Paradise Lost Pre-Show Convo. This is a rare opportunity to learn about the ever expanding techniques that create mood, amplify emotions, and add depth to a play and its characters. Meet the set, costume, lighting, and sound designers who give the play […]

Saturday Salon – Paradise Lost

January 18, 2020

Theatre is about exchange, apropos for a theatre born in the country’s first Stock Exchange. On select Saturday afternoons, join Centaur Artistic and Executive Director, Eda Holmes, and her special guests as they break through the fourth wall to connect theatre lovers with theatre makers. Free and held in the main floor gallery following the […]

Sunday Chat-Up – Paradise Lost

January 19, 2020

Join Lucinda Chodan, Editor in Chief of Montreal Gazette as she speaks with Dr Ildikó Glaser-Hille about Satan as a social actor throughout History, as well as in modern society. Find out what the different depictions of the Devil can actually reveal about the people who created this powerful symbol.

Talk-Back – Paradise Lost

January 23, 2020

Following the performance, you are invited to stay for informal Q&A sessions with the artists. Held in the theatre after select Thursday evening or Sunday matinée presentations. • Thursday January 23 • Sunday January 26

Pre-show Convo – MOB

March 5, 2020

This is a rare opportunity to learn about the ever expanding techniques that create mood, amplify emotions, and add depth to a play and its characters. Meet the set, costume, lighting, and sound designers who give the play you’re about to see its breath and heartbeat. Encompassing manifold aspects of visual arts, fashion design, colour […]

Saturday Salon – MOB

March 7, 2020

Theatre is about exchange, apropos for a theatre born in the country’s first Stock Exchange. On select Saturday afternoons, join Centaur Artistic and Executive Director, Eda Holmes, and her special guests as they break through the fourth wall to connect theatre lovers with theatre makers. Free and held in the main floor gallery.

Sunday Chat-Ups – MOB

March 8, 2020

The first Sunday of each run of our Essential Series of plays, join the Montreal Gazette’s Editor-in-Chief, Lucinda Chodan, in conversation with a leading expert on a topic related to the current production. Held in the intimate main floor gallery at 12:30pm, prior to the matinée, make the most of your afternoon at the theatre […]

Talk-Back- MOB

March 19, 2020

Following the performance, you are invited to stay for informal Q&A sessions with the artists. Held in the theatre after select Thursday evening or Sunday matinée presentations. • Thursday March 19 • Sunday March 22

Talk-Back – MOB

March 22, 2020

Following the performance, you are invited to stay for informal Q&A sessions with the artists. Held in the theatre after select Thursday evening or Sunday matinée presentations.

Pre-show Convo – Fences

April 23, 2020

This is a rare opportunity to learn about the ever expanding techniques that create mood, amplify emotions, and add depth to a play and its characters. Meet the set, costume, lighting, and sound designers who give the play you’re about to see its breath and heartbeat. Encompassing manifold aspects of visual arts, fashion design, colour […]

Saturday Salon – Fences

April 25, 2020

Theatre is about exchange, apropos for a theatre born in the country’s first Stock Exchange. On select Saturday afternoons, join Centaur Artistic and Executive Director, Eda Holmes, and her special guests as they break through the fourth wall to connect theatre lovers with theatre makers. Free and held in the main floor gallery.

Sunday Chat-Up – Fences

April 26, 2020

The first Sunday of each run of our Essential Series of plays, join the Montreal Gazette’s Editor-in-Chief, Lucinda Chodan, in conversation with a leading expert on a topic related to the current production. Held in the intimate main floor gallery at 12:30pm, prior to the matinée, make the most of your afternoon at the theatre […]

Talk-Back – Fences

April 30, 2020

Following the performance, you are invited to stay for informal Q&A sessions with the artists. Held in the theatre after select Thursday evening or Sunday matinée presentations. • Thursday April 30 • Sunday May 3