Here you will find writings that give some insight into Trinity’s programs.

Theatre Outside Theatre

Posted on May 27, 2014 in

What is Theatre Outside Theatre?

Theatre Outside Theatre Takes Theatre Off the Stage

When you think of theatre you probably picture a group of actors presenting to an audience in a darkened space. The presentation takes place over a defined period of time and involves some degree of spectacle created through costumes, sound and scenery.

Trinity Theatre began as a traditional theatre ensemble in this popular sense, but before long, as well as performing in theatres, we began to take our shows to schools and recreation centres as well as outdoors to parks, markets and the streets. We nevertheless kept the traditional idea of theatre as a presentation witnessed by an audience. Over time, however, we began to expand theatre’s role. This meant going farther “outside” theatre by examining the fundamentals of the art form. Continue reading →

Transitions

Posted on May 13, 2014 in

We at Trinity are emerging from a period of transition – from creating and delivering programs to publishing and training our colleagues in education to adapt and deliver them.

It’s been a long road.   From the first years of the Trinity ensemble in the 1980s – the years of exploration in schools and workplaces and city streets and discovery of how theatre practice may be deconstructed and put together in new ways to serve in the community. The result was the making of many exercises, workshops, plays and programs that reflected those discoveries. Continue reading →

Trinity Encounters: Denzel Amenyekou

Posted on May 5, 2014 in

denzel“I feel as though I was able to learn more communication skills, through the fact that I was able to speak to different types of people. Because of the fact that there are many different types of people across Toronto, I should be able to interpret or pick up or speak to them however possible to best communicate with them.  I am more competent in school because I was able to communicate my ideas through different types of people which I learned through Trinity. Continue reading →