DIAN MARIE BRIDGE brings her livelong passion for theatre to BTW
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DIAN MARIE BRIDGE brings her livelong passion for theatre to BTW

As one of Canada’s oldest Black theatre companies, the Black Theatre Workshop (BTW) recognized, has been championing the works of Blacks for decades. Its new artistic director Dian Marie...

Black Don’t Crack
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Black Don’t Crack

By David Archer The other day someone said “don’t talk about mental health in our community.” Instead, they must have wanted to talk about how the brother of so...

Grace Campbell and WOR in service of women
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Grace Campbell and WOR in service of women

As she prepares to exit a position that kept her on the frontlines in the fight to empower women, Grace Campbell stands proud of the achievements of Women On...

Powerful cast expected to take BTW’s Pipeline to the next level
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Powerful cast expected to take BTW’s Pipeline to the next level

As artistic associate at Black Theatre Workshop, Lydie Dubuission is extremely excited about the upcoming production Pipeline for multiple reasons. “I’m most excited about the cast, which is a...

BTW goes live with Pipeline
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BTW goes live with Pipeline

Rosie Awori (LJI) Black Theatre Workshop is enticing theatre lovers back to live performance with a ground-breaking play that centers on one of the sad realities of Black existence...

Black History Month Events
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Black History Month Events

Rosie Awori (LJI) BTW Poetry Jam Poetry lovers can also look forward to Montreal’s Black Theatre Workshop’s BTW Poetry Jam which will be streaming live on Facebook and Youtube...

Leon Llewellyn: A lifetime of art
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Leon Llewellyn: A lifetime of art

“In every society, the artist has an important role. They use their work to give voice (expression) to ideas and to change as well as to make what is...

Celebrating BLACK HISTORY MONTH in Montreal
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Celebrating BLACK HISTORY MONTH in Montreal

Rosie Awori (LJI) This year Black History Month celebrations have once again been encumbered by COVID-19 restrictions and across Montreal most events and activities will continue to be virtual....

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Sonya Biddle was a cultural and political force

Rosie Awori (LJI) With the passing of Sonya Biddle on January 20, our community and Montreal lost a vibrant and engaging personality that stamped her name on the landscape...

BTW says thank you to Quincy Armorer
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BTW says thank you to Quincy Armorer

The statement from Black Theatre Workshop (BTW) announcing the departure of its artistic director, Quincy Armorer was spot-on when it states that the Montreal theatre veteran was “leaving behind...