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Theatre Direct

Artistic Director: Lisa Marie DiLiberto

Current staff listing:

Now in its 39th season, Theatre Direct Canada is one of the Country’s leading theatres for young audiences whose productions have reached audiences in schools and theatres touring throughout Ontario, across Canada and overseas.  Within its theatre and education studios in the Artscape Wychwood Barns, the company’s productions engage students from over 25 local schools while its year-round drama school and community-based education involve over 300 children and their families.

Theatre Direct’s work has been recognized with numerous Dora Mavor Moore Award nominations and has won 6 Dora Mavor Moore Awards for outstanding Production in the TYA category, 10 Chalmers Canadian Play Awards, as well as, the Canada Council Theatre for Young Audiences Prize.



Produced by Theatre Direct

The Election October 10th, 2019 – October 27th, 2019
Beneath the Banyan Tree March 5th, 2015 – March 28th, 2015
Old Man and the River May 14th, 2014 – May 18th, 2014
Buster Canfield and His Amazing Fleas July 6th, 2013 – August 10th, 2013
Head à Tête March 7th, 2011 – March 19th, 2011
Binti’s Journey November 18th, 2010 – December 4th, 2010
Binti’s Journey January 24th, 2009 – March 10th, 2009
Sanctuary Song June 7th, 2008 – June 14th, 2008
Binti’s Journey February 21st, 2008 – March 8th, 2008
The Babysitter October 29th, 2006 – November 12th, 2006

Presented by Theatre Direct

Boys, Girls, and Other Mythological Creatures May 13th, 2017

Current Staff

Lisa Marie DiLiberto Artistic Director

Former staff

Lynda Hill Artistic Director (2001 - )
Naz Afsahi Education and Outreach Coordinator (2011 - )
Dean Johnston Rentals Coordinator (2012 -)
Dean Johnston Head Technician (2012 - )
Melissa Haddad Metcalf Foundation Education Intern
Kristin Rodgerson Education Services Coordinator (2010-2013)
Beth Brown General Manager (2010-2014)
Beth Brown Production Manager (2002-2010)