Embrace a culture of creativity at your workplace

Geordie’s workshops are all about building the skills needed to adapt to an ever changing organizational environment by using universal theatre techniques that develop more dynamic and energized teams

Two fun-filled workshops are currently being offered to groups of five to 30 people*

Improv: Creating the best TEAM

Hands-on exploration of the skills most important to improvisers; listening, accepting, and making offers. Through engaging games and activities, your team is guaranteed to laugh and learn – gaining access to the many benefits of this workshop

Tapping into your inner actor: Bringing the best YOU forward

Discover techniques used by actors to help bring their best foot forward. Through a series of theatre exercises your team will connect to the power of their voice, gain awareness of their bodies in space, and explore relaxation techniques to help manage stress and anxiety

Book a fun-filled session for your team today!

Choose Geordie to provide a workshop for your organization

We are Montreal’s leading English-language professional theatre for audiences of all ages, entertaining and engaging the imagination since 1980.

Each workshop is created to fit your needs.

Anywhere from a minimum of 90 minutes to full-day events. Let us tailor the training to your employees.

We come to you

Our team will come to your office or to a location of your choosing. We love transforming your space into a creative arena! You name the place, we will be there.

You come to us

It’s field trip time! Join us at Espace Geordie, our newly renovated creative studio located in historic Little Italy. Come and feel the thrill of being in a performance space.

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Virtual

We can lead engaging workshops using live video platforms either in a fully virtual model or a hybrid version.

Geordie’s skill-building workshops use proven theatre techniques that are beneficial to all employees because they:

  • Enhance team communication skills
  • Enable organizational culture change
  • Develop more creative work environments
  • Reduce intra-team tension
  • Reduce work-related stress
  • Encourage creativity and out of the box thinking

We are professionals at teaching real skills through play

Geordie’s workshops are taught by the best theatrical instructors Montreal has to offer. From seasoned actors, directors, and writers to creative improvisers, producers, and coaches, Geordie has gathered the experience and knowledge for your team to learn new skills through play.

JESSICA ABDALLAH

JESSICA ABDALLAH

(she/her)

Director, teacher, and theatre creator who has been bringing stories to life for over 20 years. Graduate of Concordia University’s Theatre & Development program, and holds a MFA in Directing from the University of Alberta. She has experience in bringing together professionals from the law, medical, business, and education communities to perform in a fully staged play.

ALAREY ALSIP

ALAREY ALSIP

(she/her)

Actress, writer, & director for film and stage. She recently moved back from Chicago after studying improv, writing, and acting for 2 years at Chicago’s Second City Training Center. Bachelor of Fine Arts –Theatre with Distinction from Concordia University. She has been teaching actors since 2009, coaching privately, and she inaugurated Straeon Acting Studio’s Foundation Class.

TREVOR BARRETTE

TREVOR BARRETTE

(he/him)

Writer, composer, performer, choreographer, stage manager and teacher. Studied at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Drama, founded the Kaleidoscope Theatre company, performed with National Arts Centre, directed more than 10 theatre productions.

SAMANTHA BITONTI

SAMANTHA BITONTI

(she/her)

Actor, creator, and instructor. BFA in Theatre Performance from Concordia University, multidisciplinary artist specializing in theatre, clown, voice, film, stage combat (AAC with FDC), and teaching.

MIRIAM CUMMINGS

MIRIAM CUMMINGS

(she/her)

Co-founder of Hopegrown Productions, performer, teacher, and artist. Graduate of Concordia University’s Acting program, trained with the Moving Voice Institute and Tectonic Theater Project (Moment Work™). Extensive experience teaching acting and devising to adult non-actors, guiding them towards a strong sense of personal presence and self-confidence.

JOY ROSS-JONES

JOY ROSS-JONES

(she/her)

Actor, creator, improviser, and theatre facilitator. Masters in Art Education from Concordia University. Associate Program Director of Artista (Imago Theatre). More than 10 years of experience using theatre to empower students of all ages. She performs regularly with the improv troupe, Colour Outside the Lines.

JEN VIENS

JEN VIENS

(she/they)

Filmmaker and acting coach with over fourteen years of experience coaching business professionals in public speaking, performing improvised scenarios for corporate training sessions, and coaching professional actors of all ages in scene study.

DAKOTA JAMAL WELLMAN

DAKOTA JAMAL WELLMAN

(he/him)

Performer, teacher, and creator, graduate of Bishop’s University Theatre program. Many years experience with theatrical program development, film and stage performance, and strives to unite theatre education and professional development for as many people as possible.

Get in touch with us today and ask about:

  • How our workshops offer a tax-deduction for a portion of the cost
  • How our workshops can fulfill your employee training requirement under Quebec law (1% Training Law)
  • How investing in your team’s wellbeing helps you retain top employees and offers other business advantages to your organization

Provide a unique experience

that will be appreciated by employees that is safe and provides a unique team-building activity to do during the uncertainties of a pandemic

Offer a positive feeling

of belonging and increase team productivity that also supports an inclusive and accessible environment

Bring the arts to your employees

Offer laughter, whimsy, and fun while learning transferable skills needed in today’s workplace

Improve conversational skills

For employees who speak English as a second language

Book a creative workshop for your team today!

Geordie Theatre has always been about theatre for all ages. As a leader in diversity and inclusion, we are proud to also be theatre for all people. Everybody has a story. Words and action have the power to ignite self-acceptance of one’s own story in light of the stories unfolding around us. Theatre has the wonderful ability to unite us through imagination.

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More About Geordie Theatre

Geordie Theatre provokes thought, fires up the imagination, and seeks to encourage and challenge our audience. We celebrate the art of theatre and its social and global impact by working with emerging and established artists from various disciplines and cultural backgrounds to create works that are provocative, relevant and enchanting; inspiring dialogue between communities, children and parents as well as teachers and students of all ages. We look to build relationships with and extend our audience through inclusive practices and by visiting far-reaching communities in Quebec and abroad. Visit our website for more details.

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