ABOUT MODERN TIMES
The Modern Times Stage Company was established in TORONTO in 1989. We create original plays, revisit classical work and translate the plays of Iranian dramatists. Led by Iranian-Canadian director, SOHEIL PARSA, the company’s work has performed in Colombia, Cuba, Iran, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Denmark.
Themes of loneliness, the mystery of existence, the search for happiness and truth, and the conflict between Fate and Will are often at the centre of Modern Times’ works. The productions are usually PLACELESS AND TIMELESS; design elements are ultimately more like archetypes. Archetypes transcend cultural and political borders, and this is what the company strives for in its creations: to move away from ideology towards a HUMAN VOCABULARY that speaks across civilizations.
The company has been honoured with 16 Toronto ‘DORA AWARDS’ and has been nominated for sixty. Director Soheil Parsa has received several national and international distinctions.
DONATIONS CAN BE MADE:
Every sponsorship level is rewarded with an ACKNOWLEDGEMENT in our season marketing material, a charitable tax receipt. Bronze memberships and above also receive a TAILORED BENEFIT and/or PROMINENT MARKETING PACKAGE. Modern Times can discuss a marketing package that reflects your interests, either as an individual or corporate donor. Possible benefits include access to opening night/gala events, performance tickets, backstage opportunities with artists, visibility and logo placement in print, electronic and/or onsite promotional material. Title sponsors may choose to direct their support to a particular production or program offered by Modern Times.
For more information please contact Gia Nahmens, Head of Administration, Modern Times Stage Company : 647.210.0598 or email@example.com
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