Essential Collective Theatre has moved!

Still located in the heart of downtown St. Catharines, as of June 1, 2016 you can find ECT’s offices in a shared space with Carousel Players on the 3rd Floor of Silver Spire Church.

Essential Collective Theatre
366 St. Paul Street
St. Catharines ON
L2R 3N2
Ph. 289-990-7095

Our new performance venue is the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre at:

250 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines

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  • ECT announces new Artistic Director Colin Bruce Anthes, and new General Manager Rebecca Walsh, effective February 1â€…3i
  • 3 steps to become an Essential Elf: 1. Donate to ECT at 2. Email your picture to us at info@ectheatre.â€…H4
  • RT @WSendzik: You have 2 more chances - to see @ec_theatre The Welland Canal Play @FirstOntPAC - get your tix at ht…
  • RT @FirstOntPAC: You have just three more chances to catch @ec_theatre's Welland Canal Play in Robertson Theatre! Runs thru Sunday. https:/…
  • Looking for something to do tonight? Come see The Welland Canal Play at @FirstOntPAC. Get your tickets here:
  • RT @NTWMelinda: At the @FirstOntPAC for a sneak peek at @ec_theatre’s The Welland Canal play
  • The Welland Canal Play opens tomorrow! 🚢 You can catch it until October 22nd at the FirstOntario Performing Arts…n1sMY
  • Darren Keay and Landon Doak hard at work in rehearsal for ECT's newest project, The Welland Canal Play 🚢
  •… ECT's tickets are now available from the FirstOntario PAC box office: The Welland Canal Play opens October 12!
  • Thank you to everyone who came out to our 12th Annual Wine & Reading last week! 🎉🥂🎭