Founded in 2014. Theatrical productions. Arts Education. Community Building. 

Founded in 2014, Green Light Arts is a not-for-profit theatre company based in Waterloo Region. We produce live theatrical projects in both traditional theatre venues and non-traditional spaces that inspire, nurture, and challenge the general public. We offer arts education programs to ignite creativity and leadership in youth. We connect to the greater community through immersive outreach initiatives that further positive social change.

Our Mission

To provide creative programming that inspires, nurtures and challenges audiences; to uphold the professional theatre industry through rigorous practice and high-calibre work; to ignite the creative spark in youth; and cultivate a relevant artistic voice in contemporary society.

Our goals

  • To present well-crafted, bold, challenging plays from Canada and around the world;
  • To use theatre as means of encouraging collaboration, enhancing confidence and emboldening imagination through enriching educational programs for youth;

  • To use theatre as the beginning of a conversation to inspire audiences towards positive social change;

  • To make theatre accessible to all, regardless of ability or socio-economic status;

  • To celebrate and reflect diversity and inclusion in our work of different cultures, genders, ages, abilities, sexual orientations, education, class and beliefs.

Photo by Jeremy Singer of You Be Me featuring Vivien Endicott-Douglas and Michaela Washburn