ABOUT OBSIDIANLearn More
Founded in 2000, Obsidian is Canada’s leading culturally specific theatre company. An award winning organization, Obsidian Theatre has spent over 20 years training, producing and showcasing Black artists across the country.
2023/24 Season!View All
Three sisters, grieving the loss of their father, long to return to their former home in Lagos as conflict encroaches on their provincial villageBuy Tickets
bahia watson thoughtfully blends razor-sharp humour with a piercing cultural critique in her intrepidly daring one-woman show shaniqua in abstractionBuy Tickets
We are devastated about the passing of beloved Director, Actor and talented human, Charles Officer. Charles was a dear friend, mentor, colleague and inspiring co-conspirator...Read More
Dear supporters, As we approach the season of giving, Obsidian Theatre Company extends heartfelt gratitude to you, our invaluable supporters, for standing with us on...Read More
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Young Gifted, and Black is a paid, national training program to support Black artists in non-performance disciplines.Learn More
Playwrights Unit is a national intensive play development program that will support 2 to 3 Black playwrights through group sessions and individual mentorship.Learn More
Obsidian is supported by TD as our season sponsors, and we receive funding from all three levels of government: Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council. We are fortunate to have received funding from The Slaight Family Foundation to try and kick start the arts sectors after COVID. The Young Gifted and Black program is supported by Scotiabank, Catapult and The Metcalf Foundation.