Necessary Angel produces compelling live performances driven by the creative instincts of current Artistic Director, Jennifer Tarver. The company collaborates with artist innovators to explore urgent ideas through original work and existing texts creating entertaining and enlightening experiences for intrepid audiences.
Having produced over 55 productions, including 26 world premieres and 11 North American premieres, the company is considered to be one of English Canada's most important original creation and touring organizations.
About THE NECESSARY ANGEL THEATRE COMPANY
Toronto-based Necessary Angel Theatre Company is widely regarded as one of the most important theatre companies in Canada. Established in 1978 by Richard Rose and now lead by Jennifer Tarver, the company has created such innovative and risk-taking plays as Tamara (by John Krizanc), Glenn (by David Young), Not Wanted on the Voyage (adapted from the novel by Timothy Findley), Inexpressible Island (by David Young), Half Life (by John Mighton), Bigger Than Jesus (by Rick Miller), This Is What Happens Next (by Daniel MacIvor) and it Comes in Waves (by bluemouth inc and Jordan Tannahill). Plays developed by Necessary Angel have been presented across Canada and around the world.