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Due to the provincial restrictions announced on January 3, closure of the Shenkman Arts Centre takes effect on Wednesday, January 5 and will last at least 21 days. See Updates for full information.

Richcraft Theatre

The Richcraft Theatre is an intimate black box space which offers flexibility in its uses and configurations.

It features acoustic treatment as well as a movable catwalk, lighting stock plot, sprung floor and a covered pit. The space can be set as desired allowing artists to exercise their creativity and connect with their audience. It has a normal seating capacity of 162 audience members with flexible seating configurations including italienne, cabaret, and other custom audience set-ups (fee applicable).

This is a minimal service, turnkey space; however, extra services can be added at an additional cost.

This black box studio is perfect for a wide range of uses such as:
• Concerts
• Plays and Musicals
• Poetry readings
• Dance
• Recitals
• Film / TV studio
• Photography studio
• Rehearsals
• Auditions
• Fashion Shows
• Fundraising events
• Presentations, seminars and workshops

For further information or to rent the Richcraft Theatre, please contact the Booking Agent at 613-889-2959 or send your request to