About Us

Find Out What Makes Crane Creations Theatre Company Tick.

Mississauga's Professional Theatre Company

Crane Creations Theatre Company is a professional not-for-profit theatre company located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada’s seventh largest city. An immigrant founded and led organization, we are proud to call the city of Mississauga our home, while building connections around the world.

Our Mission

Our mission is to advance the creations, evolution, promotion and support for professional theatre in the Region of Peel. We create and present events that investigate the building blocks of society such as identity, justice, politics, economy, technology and arts. Our goal is to encourage and promote emerging artists by providing them with resources, mentorship, and training, and to actively seek collaboration with professional artists and community partners. We are constantly cultivating and expanding national and international ties with professional theatres, presenters, festivals, curators, and artists.

Our Vision

Our vision is to become a Mississauga based, internationally renowned, professional theatre company with a permanent ensemble, year round programming, and our own venue. 

Our Mandate

Our mandate is to advance the creation, evolution, promotion and support of professional theatre in Mississauga. We achieve this by producing and presenting professional theatre and sharing knowledge and resources with local artists.


Our Values


Passionate and committed to reflect the population of Canada as much as possible we want to see its reflection in arts jobs. We don't type cast.


We strive to be transparent about our organization and provide information about how the Canadian theatre industry works.


We provide professional development opportunities throughout the year, including our annual Summer Ensemble program.


Why Are We Called Crane Creations Theatre Company?

The Crane is a migratory bird, found on nearly every continent on the planet.  As a company that is founded and run by immigrants, we proudly come from all around the world. Our company frequently travels the world, and we have ongoing partnerships local and abroad. 

The second part of our name comes from our love to create.  As a company we are all about the process of creation from beginning to end and everything it entails. 

What Is Crane Creating?

Creating Memories
Unforgettable and engaging experiences for all ages.
A theatre in the heart of Mississauga for arts organizations.
We offer training programs, work and volunteer opportunities and more.
We produce and present live performances and events of all kinds
Whether you're across the street or all the way across the world, let's connect!
Something New
We're all about innovation and pursuing the next big idea.

Our Stats


Languages we speak
Artists Employed
Audience Reached
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Scientific research shows

Live theatre helps you learn new things.

Find Out What We Are Made Of

Crane Creations Theatre Company Is Women Immigrant Youth Led


Women Led

Crane Creations Theatre Company stands out with 60% of its female staff in leadership and executive positions, making strides for women's representation and inclusivity in the arts.


Youth Led

30% of our team is composed of young people in leadership positions. We believe in empowering the next generation of leaders and fostering their growth, creativity, and self-confidence.

Teamblog - Crane Creations Theatre Company

Immigrant Led

With 57.2% of the population in Mississauga being immigrants, at Crane Creations Theatre Company, we are proud to reflect the diversity of our community in our staff and leadership.


Artist Led

To date, our company has employed 105 artists full time. We believe in paying professional artists fairly for their work, and champion professional artists across the city of Mississauga. 

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Most frequently asked questions and answers

Crane Creations was legally incorporated as a not for profit organization in 2015. 

We are very passionate about creating arts jobs and opportunities for artists, as well as opening the door of the exciting theatre world to volunteers.

We are very excited to learn about lesser known playwrights from around the world. We read plays at our monthly Play Date activity, we run a Playwright in Residence program and we occasionally translate plays from foreign languages to English.

Absolutely! We are committed to creating opportunities for young artists by creating arts jobs and internship opportunities such as our Summer Ensemble program.

The numbers fluctuate greatly depending on the projects we are working on, and it can range up to 50 artists or more. You can find more about our team here

The Crane has a lot of significance for us. In cultures such as that of the Anishinabek, it is a symbol of wisdom and equal communication for all. Cranes are also looked to for guidance. Cranes exist on almost every continent and are known for their migration.

We love to hear from artists from around the world and from Mississauga residents interested in theatre! The best way to keep in touch with us is to message us on social media or to send us an email.

Mississauga is 6th largest city in Canada, by population. It has more people than Vancouver! There is a real need for a professional theatre company in the city and we are proud to be the only professional theatre company in Mississauga.

We perform in Mississauga, in different Canadian cities and at festivals around the globe. The best way to know what we are up to is to follow us on social media or visit our website on a regular basis.

We offer special space rental rates to local artists. You can also rent our studio for birthday parties, zumba or yoga classes, film and photo shoots at affordable rates. To learn more click here.

Yes. We are proud to offer affordable ticket options for everyone. If you are a group, a school, or you are experiencing financial difficulties that prevent you from seeing live theatre, please email us and we will make sure to find a way to help you benefit from watching live theatre.

We offer directing workshops for emerging directors, puppetry workshops for children, and a variety of workshops for children and adults. Our workshops are carefully designed for theatre beginners as well as seasoned professionals. 

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