Litmus Theatre re-imagines classic stories in inventive ways for urban audiences

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Who is Litmus Theatre?

A band of three theatre-makers. Matt, Adriano and Claire are producers, writers, administrators, actors, directors and friends. All three Co-Artistic Directors met at the York MFA Acting program, and founded the company in 2009. Some other exciting things that we do: Claire is Communications Manager at the Fringe. Adriano is a Grant Writer at STAF. Read more…


Litmus Wins Dora Award!

Congratulations to Litmus Co-Artistic Director Matthew Thomas Walker for winning the Outstanding Direction award in the Indie category for his direction of Birth of Frankenstein.  Litmus was nominated in the following categories: Outstanding Indie Production Outstanding Indie Director, Matthew Thomas Walker Outstanding New Indie Play Outstanding Lighting Design, Patrick Lavender Litmus is proud to have Read more…


Starting with the Space: how to devise work in site-specific venues

A free workshop hosted by Litmus Theatre Litmus Theatre led a free two-hour workshop for emerging artists and theatre enthusiasts at the beautiful St. Luke’s United Church. Litmus Theatre co-founders took the participants on a journey through the historic building, investigating the space with an eye to how architecture, space, found items and natural lighting Read more…