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Welcome to the Performance Wiki

The Performance Wiki is a nation-wide project dedicated to creating the first community-maintained Canadian online compendium of the performing arts.

Currently, there are 1,205 articles and 540 users on the Performance Wiki.

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This Week's Featured Article

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival
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This Week's Featured Contributor

Jani Lauzon

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Jani Lauzon is a Metis, Multidisciplinary theatre creator, a musician, director, puppeteer and mother. She is a three-time Dora Mavor Moore nominated actress, a Juno and CAMA nominated singer/songwriter and a Gemini Award-winning puppeteer. She received the Best Actress Award from the Dreamspeakers Film Festival for her portrayal of Doris in the film A Windigo Tale. Jani is artistic director of Paper Canoe Projects. Recently her play "A Side of Dreams" played at Aki Studio in co-presentation with Native Earth Performing Arts. Jani has countless theatre, film and radio credits to her name and her three independent recordings are available at Her short film eu·tha·na·sia, marking Jani’s debut as a film maker, is currently screening at festivals.

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How to Help

Check out the How to help page for suggestions on ways you can pitch in. We’ve got something for everyone, no matter what your experience level or available time commitment.

We’ve made a YouTube playlist of tutorials to teach you the general skills you’ll need to contribute to TheatreWiki. Click here to see them all.

Code of Conduct

For information on our code of conduct, please visit the Code of Conduct page.

Sample Pages

Interested in seeing what a sample page looks like, or looking for inspiration? Check out the example articles below. We've made these to try to illustrate the kinds of articles we'd like to build over time. As the site grows, more types will likely emerge; this is a starting point.

Article Type Article Title
Sample Theatre Company Outside the March
Sample Artist's Page Hannah Moscovitch

Looking for a template? We currently have two dummy articles ready for you to copy-and-paste into your own: Sample Theatre Company and Sample Author.

Style Guide

Take a look at our work-in-progress Style guide.

Who are we?

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