SummerWorks takes place in a number of venues throughout the city. It aims to support new works with a clear artistic vision and which explore a specific theatrical aesthetic. The festival encourages risk, questions, and creative exploration while insisting on accessibility, integrity and professionalism. SummerWorks is the place where dedicated, professional artists are free to explore new territory and take artistic risks. Rather than getting larger, we strive to get better. We look to introduce professional artists from diverse communities to each other and be inspired by our similarities and differences.
SummerWorks actively seek and support new and remounts of Canadian plays. It supports the work and participation of the next generation of theatre-arts creators.