Theatre Ancaster

Theatre Ancaster is a community musical theatre company with a reputation for quality productions.  Our mandate is to present excellent quality live musical theatre to the community and to assist in the development of musical theatre among the adults and youth of the community.

COVID-19 Update

August 7, 2020

Given the ongoing uncertainty with COVID-19, the Board of Directors, in collaboration with each show's creative team, has made the difficult decision to cancel or postpone most of our fall shows and programming.

Postponed until 2021/2022 Season

  • Fall Firehall Play: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
  • Fall Main Stage: Oliver
  • Community Benefit - Lux Radio Broadcast: Miracle on 34th Street
  • Classics Company (musical): Music Man
  • Classics Company (original play): Murder Anonymous
  • Spring Main Stage: British Invasion The Concert
  • Theatre Ancaster Chorus: The Wonderful Music of Disney

  • Theatre Ancaster Chorus: 'Zat You, Santa Claus?
  • Stage 1 Jitterbugs (possible January 2021 start)
  • Stage 2 Skillbuilders (possible January 2021 start)
  • Stage 2 Jr Broadway (possible January 2021 start)
  • Stage 3 Young Company (possible January 2021 start)

Join Our team

Theatre Ancaster is looking to bring on a new Marketing Coordinator and a new Media Coordinator to manage the marketing activities of the Company.

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Theatres United!

Theatre Ancaster invited 10 local theatres, featuring 40 performers, to join in song from their homes. "Do You Hear The People Sing" from Les Miserable. Enjoy and feel free to share! Thank you to ALL of the performers, that was a blast!

Read more about the project in this Hamilton Spectator article.


Music can be a healer for all of us!

Twelve Theatre Ancaster performers came together in their own homes to bring you a little sunshine.



Gift CardDo you have a friend or family member who loves the arts? Give the gift of theatre! Gift cards never expire and can be given for any value or denomination you wish. Gift cards are only redeemable for tickets to Theatre Ancaster performances.

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Theatre Ancaster incorporated as a not for profit organization in 1997, and is also a registered charity.

Theatre Ancaster Season Sponsors 2019-2020

Full Season Sponsors

Glendale Motors Doug Kloet and Peter Boeringa
Locally owned and operated Autopro Glendale Motors in Ancaster is a complete auto repair facility which also has a touchless car wash, automatic carwash and express lube on-site.

Cavallo Nero
Bob Wilkins
Cavallo Nero
is a place for our community to gather and enjoy great food, outstanding wine, and friendly service at a fair price; a place where family and friends can celebrate the special moments throughout their lives, a place where memories can be created.

Steve Dunn, Desjardins Insurance Steve Dunn
Committed to helping people protect the things they value, with options that provide protection and security. Providing Insurance and Financial Services since 1983.

Michael and Carol DesnoyerMichael & Carol Desnoyers are long time supporters of the arts and Theatre Ancaster. They are Ancaster residents who value highly the community work provided by many organizations who provide programs and productions for youth, adults and seniors.

Heritage Household Services

Fran Cheyne
, Heritage Household Services, provides cleaning, maintaining, repairs and installation in and around your home and office.

Becket Wealth Advisors, RBC Dominion Securities Judy Marsales Real Estate Ltd.
For every house sold through a TA patron referral to her company, Judy will donate $500 to Theatre Ancaster.

Meadowlands
Evangeline Korpa
Providing the ultimate in independent retirement living. An exclusive, beautiful, safe residence coupled with the perfect location close to shops, restaurants and entertainment.

RBC Wealth Management John, Jeffrey, and Jason Beckett of The Beckett Team of RBC Dominion Securities act for individuals, trusts and foundations. They are supported by the vast resources of Canada’s largest financial institution and wealth manager, RBC Wealth Management.


Thanks to the Hamilton Community Foundation for their support of Theatre Ancaster programs.

Hamilton Community Foundation


Full Season Restaurant Sponsors:

Present a ticket stub from a Theatre Ancaster produc­tion during the run of the show and receive a 15% discount on your food purchase. Some restrictions may apply.

BRASSIE PUB
73 Wilson St W, Ancaster
905-304-8935

CAVALLO NERO
70 Wilson St. East, Ancaster
905-648-8888

COACH & LANTERN
384 Wilson St E, Ancaster
905-304-7822

SYMPOSIUM CAFE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE
1146 Wilson St W, Ancaster
905-304-6226

Full Season Youth Program Sponsors:

Ancaster Orthodontics:
Dr. Melissa Sander

Dodsworth & Brown Ancaster Chapel, Jim Panoff

Marie Phillips, Wealth Advisor, IPC Securities, NEXT Steps Planning

Royal LePage State Realty
Laura Campbell Hustler

Zoom Zoom's Indoor Playground
Laura Faulkner

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