Niagara’s ESSENTIAL Theatre

Essential Collective Theatre is a not-for-profit registered charity located in the heart of downtown St. Catharines that exists to produce contemporary Canadian theatre with a focus on new plays and Niagara work. ECT prides itself on mentoring local emerging artists, supporting playwrights, and telling stories that hold up a mirror to the Niagara Region. Our offices are located in the heart of downtown St. Catharines.

ECT’s Artistic Director Colin Bruce Anthes & General Manager Rebecca Walsh in front of our new downtown venue, the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

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