Focus & Scope

Theatre Research in Canada/Recherches théâtrales au Canada is Canada’s only peer-reviewed journal with an explicit focus on Canadian and québécois theatre in both official languages. As such, it provides a necessary forum for the dissemination of scholarly research that uses the full range of critical approaches applied to the study of theatre as a multidisciplinary art, in the context of the cultures of Canada and Quebec.

Current Issue

37.2: Disability and Performance
In 2012 the Canada Council for the Arts released an access and equality strategy targeting Deaf and disability arts as critical evolving sectors to advance. This themed issue likewise recognizes Deaf and disability performance as longstanding and dynamic fields of arts innovation and practice in Canada.
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Upcoming Issue

38.1: Defying Stage Monolingualism:
 Bi- and Multilingual Theatre Practices in Canada
This special issue gives voice to researchers, artists and educators who investigate various combinations of the use of multiple languages in Canadian theatre. The objective is to go beyond the study of multilingual drama in Quebec and other regions of French Canada, as well as to venture past the question of Canada’s official bilingualism in order to gain a larger comparative and methodological understanding of various forms of multilingual theatre in Canada.

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About Us

About Us

Focus & Scope
Theatre Research in Canada/Recherches théâtrales au Canada is Canada’s only peer-reviewed journal with an explicit focus on Canadian and québécois theatre in both official languages. As such, it provides a necessary forum for the dissemination of scholarly research that uses the full range of critical approaches applied to the study of theatre as a multidisciplinary art, in the context of the cultures of Canada and Quebec.
Read More »