Annual Fund

The Belfry has built a national reputation as a home to outstanding productions, exceptional artists, and engaged and intelligent audiences.

Story-telling is one of the oldest and most profound forms of community. We believe in new play development, creating stories that speak directly to us.

We believe in being a community resource, in being actively involved in the nurturing of young minds, and the advancement of emerging artists.

We believe in theatre that can provide new perspectives on the world, and new ideas, through entertaining and engaging productions.

Thank you for supporting this gem of a theatre!


Michael Shamata Ivan Habel
Artistic Director Executive Director

Your donation supports:

> Outstanding creative talent, including the most celebrated local and national actors, directors and designers

> The best contemporary theatre from Canada and around the world, showcasing national and international playwrights

> The commissioning and development of new plays

> Indigenous Learning Exchange Programme including placements for emerging Indigenous theatre practitioners

> Support for our region’s established and emerging artists, and mentorship for local, independent theatre companies

> An array of community enrichment activities including B4Play, Afterplay, Talkback, Booksmack! And The Flame

> Belfry 101 – our signature education program for secondary school students, and the Belfry Leadership Training Program for Belfry 101 alumni

> Our annual SPARK Festival, feature innovative, groundbreaking productions from across the country

> The maintenance and improvement of our beautiful heritage home – a cultural landmark for our community