TACTICS 2017 line-up announced!

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Thank you so much to everyone who attended our 2017 Series Launch Party! We had a wonderful time mixing and mingling with artists and supporters. We also enjoyed stiff competition in the TACTICS theatre game show!
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This spring, we’ve got two mainstage productions, five works in progress by local creators and a series of interdisciplinary special event programming, running April 19 – May 6, 2017 in Arts Court Theatre. Tickets for the mainstage shows are now available for purchase at www.artscourt.ca. We are also pleased to be launching our new website right here at tacticsottawa.com. Check here for details on all our shows, and we look forward to seeing you at Arts Court this April and May!

TACTICS 2017 Series Programming

Mainstage Series

These  productions by innovative Ottawa artists will each have a full run in Arts Court Theatre.

The Hottentot Venus – untold

by Jacqui du Toit, presented by 8thGeneration Performance

April 19 – 23

An original theatrical storytelling based on the life and death of Sarah Baartman, one of the first indigenous African women from the Khoisan clan to be taken from her home in Cape Town, South Africa and put on display as a “freak” show at 225 Piccadilly, London in 1810. (details)

girls! girls! girls!

by Greg MacArthur, presented by Cart Before the Horse

April 26 – May 6

Four young teenagers seek brutal revenge on the winner of a gymnastics competition and go on a hunt for her red ribbon.

A gritty drama written in response to the events surrounding the brutal death of ReenaVirk in Victoria, BC and the Columbine massacre in Colorado, USA. (details)

TACTICS Workshop Series

These works in progress by Ottawa creators will each be presented twice during the series.

The Omnibus Bill by Darrah Teitel (details)

WANTING by Madeleine Boyes-Manseau (details)

UKnadian by Amelia Griffin (details)

when god was wolf by Tim Ginley (details)

HOME/Less by Evolution Theatre (details)

TACTICS Special Event Series

Diverse programming at Arts Court Theatre and Studio around our theatrical productions including an album release concert, a staged reading and panel discussion, workshops, a pre-show pop-up dinner, creators’ exchange, and more!  (details)

Photos by Andrew Alexander

TACTICS 2017 Launch Party

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TACTICS (Theatre Artists’ Cooperative: the Independent Collective Series) will be announcing our 2017 programming this Sunday, February 26th at 6pm.

Join us in the Courtroom at Arts Court (Elevator A to the 2nd floor) for a celebration of innovative independent theatre in Ottawa!

This season launch is a spirited introduction to the 2017 artists and will feature an introduction to the full lineup of programming, including mainstage productions and the new TACTICS Workshop Series of works-in-development by Ottawa theatre creators, as well as other special event programming.

After the announcements, stick around to mingle with the artists and join in for our signature
“TACTICS presents Boot Camp” live game show!

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