The Citadel is excited to announce that we are partnering with internationally renowned Why Not Theatre for the 2018/19 Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program. We are thrilled to welcome award-winning director Ravi Jain as the new Director of the Citadel/Banff program. Ravi and his company, Why Not Theatre, will curate the 2018/19 program, bringing an international focus to our teaching and training. The 2018/19 Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program participants will star in a reimagining of Shakespeare's The Tempest, directed by Josette Bushell-Mingo, Artistic Director of Tyst Teater, Sweden’s National Deaf Theatre.
The Citadel Theatre is a registered charitable organization and is recognized as a leader in Canadian theatre. We produce work of the highest quality, premiere new plays, develop the skills of professional artists, invest in youth and families and contribute to the quality of life in the Edmonton community.
The Banff Centre is a globally recognized leader in arts and culture. In a powerful mountain setting, exceptional artists and leaders from around the world create and perform new works of art, share skills and knowledge in an interdisciplinary environment, explore idea, and develop solutions in the arts, leadership, and the environment.