Roseneath Theatre is a not-for-profit charitable organization that has been producing work of the highest quality for children and their families, teachers and communities since 1983.
To educate and promote the public’s appreciation of the aesthetic arts by providing theatrical performances in educational institutions, community centres, and public places.
Notable productions from over the years include Dib and Dob and the Journey Home, Danny King of the Basement (winner of the Canada Council for the Arts ‘Best Theatre for Young Audiences Prize’), Outside, Ladies and Gentlemen Boys and Girls, and Spirit Horse. Our work has been presented all over North America and to parts of Europe and the Pacific Rim, reaching an annual audience of over 100,000 people. We are seen as one of the foremost producing companies of our kind in Canada.
Our commitment to excellence has earned us many accolades, including 54 Dora nominations and a total of 14 Awards*. Roseneath was also a recent finalist for the Ontario Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts.
Roseneath Theatre was founded by David S. Craig and Robert Morgan in 1983. The current Artistic Director is Andrew Lamb.
Delivering a High Quality Arts Experience
By producing original dramatic literature that compares with the best of adult theatre, Roseneath Theatre challenges the way that the public and theatre professionals in North America view Theatre for Young Audiences. The plays we develop are produced by theatres across Canada (in French and English), as well as the United States, the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Turkey and Israel. Some of the theatres and festivals where we have performed include the National Arts Centre, Young Peoples Theatre, The Belfry Theatre, The Manitoba Theatre for Young People (MTYP), The Charlottetown Festival, Persephone Theatre, the Unicorn Theatre (UK), The Kennedy Centre (DC), the Brooklyn Academy of Music (NY), The New York International Arts Festival (NY), The New Jersey Performing Arts Centre (NJ), all major festivals for children in Canada and at theatres and festivals in the United States, Scotland, England, Ireland and Singapore.
Our charitable, not-for-profit organization registration number 137757589 RR0001