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Toronto: Next Stage Community Booster starts January 21, 2021

Monday, January 18, 2021

Next Stage Community Booster runs January 21 - 24, with online content available for viewing until January 31.

We know this is a little different from how we regularly operate, so we wanted to send out a cheat-sheet of how to experience the Next Stage Community Booster. Here are some ways to get ready for all the amazing content we are going to turn on, starting this Thursday, January 21!

1) Become a Member to access all online content in one easy purchase. You will be able to seamlessly navigate through our website to view everything the Booster has to offer. Details here.


2) Our favourite clown sisters are attempting to bake all their troubles away and get through isolation from their respective homes, and you’re invited. A participatory Zoom event. Learn more and grab tickets.

All-Digital Package $30
VIP Package $60

(Last call for VIP Package! Order by Wed. Jan 20 at midnight to have package delivered to you at home.)

3) Should I Stay or Should I Go? A Micro-Conference for the Indie Arts Sector. Join us for a frank conversation about the future of arts work in a pandemic and post-pandemic era.

Presented in partnership with The Creative Innovation Studio at Ryerson University. Register now.


4) A discussion on The Value of Criticism, a panel about Digital Theatre, a Wake Up and Dance Family Jam, an Access in the Arts conversation with the Paprika Festival, an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Town Hall, and more. Learn about all our Live Digital Events here.


5) Theatre lovers will want to catch Theatre Shorts, co-presented by TO Live, featuring 6 creations professionally filmed on stage at the Jane Mallet Theatre. Catch incredible new work from Fringe veterans and new voices. Browse full listings in our digital brochure.

On sale Thursday. $25 pass gives you access to all 6 shows until January 31.

6) Storytelling with Steam Whistleis a series of 9 live-to-tape videos shot on location at Steam Whistle Brewing’s Locomotive Hall. Each of these solo works showcases a dynamic performer with an incredible tale in a beautiful location. Browse full listings in our digital brochure.

On sale Thursday. $25 pass gives you access to all 9 shows until January 31. 

7) Just announced! Enjoy 6 audio pieces, featuring a musical about the Gibraltar Point Lighthouse, a short story about a funeral in Jamaica and much more. Let your imagination be your guide. Read about our Audio Offerings here.
On sale Thursday. $15 pass gives you access to all 6 audio pieces until January 31.

8) Access this digital hub with a tip, and enjoy all videos and content until January 31. Enjoy dance classes with Next Stage alumni, mindfulness meditation, calming calligraphy, and a daily livescream – yes we said live SCREAM. Browse full listings in our digital brochure.

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