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Pre-performance Chats

Artists host informal conversations one-hour before select performances. Open to all audience members.


Enjoy a post-performance talk-back following select performance. Open to all audience members.

Community Conversations

Conversations feature leaders from a variety of sectors and cultural communities, offering a timely response to the civic issues present in the play. The events are free for ticketholders attending the performance attached to the Community Conversation, and will be recorded for broader sharing.

Upcoming Community Conversations:

The Cost of Love Podcast - LIVE

February 20, 2022

Be part of the live studio audience for The Cost of Love Podcast, where Haley McGee talks to a wide range of brainiacs to try to answer the question, “Is love worth the cost?”

Pipe Up

APRIL 23, 2022

Join us as a panel of activists and academics discuss within the education system in relationship to what has been referred to as the school to prison pipeline.

The Power Of Water

June 11, 2022

This conversation is a continuation of Soulpepper's environmental initiatives and builds upon the reflections of water that director Jani Lauzon has weaved through Where the Blood Mixes. The talk will touch upon the necessity of water, the climate crisis, and water teachings.

Healing With Humour

July 9, 2022

Speaking to Indigenous joy and resilience, this conversation brings together an interdisciplinary panel of Indigenous kin who are breaking barriers and stereotypes in their field. 

Current Adaptations - Part I

September 3, 2022

Addressing the question of how to bridge the old and the new, this conversation invites theatre professionals to engage in dialogue around how classic texts are being re-imagined and adapted for a contemporary audience.

Current Adaptations - Part II

September 10, 2022

When it comes to the classics, what are we holding on to and what can we let go of? This Community Conversation will bring together creatives and directors to talk about staging Shakespeare for contemporary audiences.

Survival Tactics

September 24, 2022

This conversation allows parents from various generations and industries to discuss their feats and failures while sharing their tricks of the trade.