– Since 1974 –

We are Indigenous led for Indigenous students.

Training at CIT is facilitated by faculty and masters drawn from diverse Indigenous & western instruction and practices.

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Developing the inspired Indigenous voices of tomorrow

Who we are

We offer three & four-year full-time conservatory-style, post-secondary training prioritizing Indigenous culture; foregrounding the Indigenous theatre canon and prioritizing Indigenous knowledge, culture, language, values and practices.

Why we are

The Centre for Indigenous Theatre is the only school of its kind in Canada. We seek to train you, the future Indigenous artist, to become tomorrow’s inspired and passionate Indigenous voice.


Where we are

We are located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Ontario, in the Yongeplace Artscape Building on the second floor.

How it works

How it works is? You’re an Indigenous person looking to train in Theatre and Performing Arts. You contact us and we start a life changing conversation about your future.

Become a student

We have five key components enabling you, the students, to acquire and refine your skills incrementally through: core classes, specialized workshops, independent creation based on story weaving technique, mentorship, and performance.

CIT provides an extremely valuable, one might even say ‘essential’, service to the Native community. It brings out the very best in the young people it works with, thus launching them into lives that are constructive, meaningful and substantial; lives that will then affect their own home communities in ways that are nothing but positive.

Bravo to CIT.

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Your gift means that passionate Indigenous voices can become inspirational professional storytellers of our future.

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We seek to train you, the future Indigenous artist,
to become tomorrow’s inspired and passionate Indigenous voice.

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