Upcoming Events

The Reading Group goes ONLINE as part of VIRTUALLY HOWLAND:

In these challenging, isolating times, more than ever we are craving – connection, inspiration, art, stories, community, SO we will be taking The Reading Group ONLINE for the time being. 

Join us for our next VIRTUAL session of The Reading Group:

Up Next: TBA
When: Monday June 29th at 7pm
Location: WHEREVER YOU ARE with internet access! Join us on ZOOM, a free online video conference site/app where we can VIRTUALLY gather and read a play together. To join, click on our Reading Group ZOOM event link posted here.

If you are interested in attending The Reading Group:

We look forward to reading with you soon.

Keep posted with what The Reading Group is up to by following our hashtag #TheReadingGroupHC


Howland Company Workshops:

We’ve had the pleasure of working with some fantastic Toronto theatre professionals over the last few years. We had the honour of exploring the late actor/director Ker Well‘s powerful movement-based performance methods, Second City’s Katherine Ashby led us through a side-splitting day of actor’s improv, and we worked as script developer lab-rats with director and performance creator Philip McKee as well as with Toronto playwright Susanna Fournier.

Over the past few years, we have been joined by Holger Schott Syme: Chair – Department of English and Drama, at the University of Toronto Mississauga, working on an exciting new translation of Ödön von Horváth’s Casimir and Caroline which culminated in a staged workshop presentation at the University of Toronto’s Luella Massey Studio Theatre. We have since developed the script further with company member Paolo Santalucia and will be producing the North American premiere of this full production at Crow’s Theatre January 14th to February 9th, 2020. There was also a reading with The Howland Company of the new performance text in development by Fournier, take rimbaud. We workshopped the piece as part of our RBC Emerging Theatre Company Residency at Canadian Stage with a public showing.

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