Mandate & Mission

Our Vision

To quicken artists and audiences alike by telling familiar stories in an unfamiliar way.

Our Mission

To reinterpret and re-imagine established stories, through collaboration with international artists and the exploration and integration of Canadian and international approaches.

Our Mandate

Preface Theatre is a not-for-profit Canadian theatre company. We are committed to bringing together both experienced and emerging artists from Canada and abroad to share international traditions, skills, ideas and inspiration in order to create a progressive and provocative theatrical process. Through this union, Preface Theatre strives toward a rooted cultural identity as Canadian artists and, in the exploration of varied artistic approaches to established works, to produce theatre that is both universal and immediate, familiar and provocative.


Preface Theatre is a not-for-profit theatre company and a registered charity. In accordance with our mandate, we seek to: