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Great Canadian Theatre Company
To foster, produce and promote excellent theatre that provokes examination of Canadian life and our place in the world.
GCTC Company Profile
GCTC’s legal name is Great Canadian Theatre Corporation and it is a federally incorporated not-for-profit corporation set up to deliver programs for the benefit of the public good. GCTC is also a registered charity (119235836 RR0001) which allows the company to issue tax receipts for donations.
Great Canadian Theatre Company has successfully produced professional contemporary English-language theatre in Ottawa since 1975. Our mandate to produce theatre that examines “Canadian life and our place in the world” provides a different perspective and makes us unique in our City. With over 84 world premieres, GCTC is one of the key theatre companies in Canada, presenting new and established work to approximately 10,000 single-ticket purchasers and 2800 subscribers in 2013-2014. GCTC has a strong role to play in advancing Canadian theatre and the creation of Canadian plays that couple a rich narrative with socio-political resonance. We are the only company in Ottawa that is mandated to produce the stories that emerge from our national landscape.