Blyth Festival

Live. Original. Canadian. Theatre.

PACT Membership: Regular Membership

PACT Caucuses: Rural Theatres, Summer Theatres,

PACT Region: 4 – Ontario, outside Toronto

Mission
The Blyth Festival is a community based professional theatre that endeavors to enrich the lives of its audience by producing and developing plays that give voice to both the region and the country.

Mandate

  • to provide interest in and the study of the arts generally, and literature, drama, and music in particular;
  • to advance knowledge of, and appreciation of, and to stimulate interest in the dramatic culture and tradition by theatrical performances and otherwise;
  • to provide facilities for education and instruction in the arts of theatre;
  • to provide improved opportunities for Canadian artistic talent;
  • to advance the development of the arts of theatre in Canada;
  • to conduct an annual festival of such in the Village of Blyth;
  • to collect monies by way of donations and otherwise.

Company Information:

  • Year Founded: 1975
  • Season Starts: May
  • Season Ends: September
  • Engagement Contracts:
    • ADC
    • CTA
    • PGC
  • Affiliations & Memberships (other than PACT): Theatre Ontario, Ontario Summer Theatres

Venue Information:

  • Number of Mainspace seats: 379
  • Number of Studio seats: 80
  • Number of Rehersal seats: 50

Rental Information:

  • Venue rental Information:

    Venue rentals: no

Solicitation Information:

  • Playwrights:

    Accept unsolicited scripts: yes
  • Actors:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • General auditions: yes
  • Contact name: Gil Garratt
  • Contact Title: Artistic Director
  • Contact Email: ggarratt@blythfestival.com
  • Production staff:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Contact name: Gil Garratt
  • Contact Title: Artistic Director
  • Contact Email: ggarratt@blythfestival.com
  • Administrative Staff:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Contact name: Rachael King
  • Contact Title: General Manager
  • Contact Email: rking@blythfestival.com
  • Designers:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Contact name: Gil Garratt
  • Contact Title: Artistic Director
  • Contact Email: ggarratt@blythfestival.com
  • Directors:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • Contact name: Gil Garratt
  • Contact Title: Artistic Director
  • Contact Email: ggarratt@blythfestival.com