Thea Fitz-James

Theatre Centre’s Progress Festival is one of my favourite annual festivals in Toronto. The programming is always sharp and smart, bringing cutting edge international performances to the Queen West theatre. I was only able to see a few shows in this year’s festival; this represents only a sliver of the festival’s programming. CAFÉ SARAJEVO Café […]

  Lorenzo Pagnotta

Two more pieces had their opening at Progress Festival on Valentine’s Day. While they couldn’t be more different, they did share something in common. Dis Merci When it comes to creating healthy inclusive communities, let face it, sometimes even our best intentions give way to tension and friction amongst neighbours. Sometimes we even end up […]

  Lorenzo Pagnotta

MDLSX, produced by Italian theatre company Motus, bravely opened the Progress Festival at Toronto’s Theatre Centre. It certainly lives up to the festival’s intentions. Just like Progress brings together theatre collectives with a contemporary focus from across the world, MDLSX itself has been developed in collaboration with many European collectives and festivals, extending from Paris […]

  Kelly Bedard

Written by Danielle Morgan–  Toronto’s newest theatre festival Progress, an international festival of performance and ideas, takes center stage from February 4 to 15 with a lineup of seven world-class performances in six languages. Each curated by a local company, the not-to-be missed international shows, workshops and talks engage conversation about language, accessibility and what […]