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Upcoming Projects


November 8, 2021November 14, 2021

When Holland falls to the Nazis in 1940, Machiel and Sophia contend with impossible decisions: to choose between defiance and surrender, their quiet faith and unthinkable violence.

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December 10, 2021December 31, 2021

Join us for a unique mashup of stories and songs that explores the nativity with a messy but joyful hope. Christmas Presence returns for its 7th year in Saskatoon. Live In-Person Show: December 10 @ 7:30pm Location: Lakeview Church Theatre, Saskatoon, just SW of Boychuk Dr & Hwy 16, south entrance (click for map directions)

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January 28, 2022

Digital audio plays from a diverse group of artists exploring the question, “What does it mean to embrace all our relations?”

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Our Team

Brooklynn Bitner is a designer in multiple meanings of the word. She originally set out to develop her knack for graphic design, which she continues to develop amongst her other pursuits. Near the end of her BA in Studio Art, she stumbled across the University of Saskatchewan Drama Design program, and instantly fell in love.

Danny Knight (he/him) is an actor/comedian/musician, and is happy to be a part of Saskatoon’s theatre scene participating with Burn Thicket Theatre on their upcoming ventures. Danny has worked as the head of Publicity and Community Relations at Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre and with Persephone Theatre’s marketing team when he was their artist in residence.

Stephen grew up in Indonesia and Ohio before moving to Canada to marry his best friend. He works as a director, actor and designer based in Saskatoon. Directing credits with Burnt Thicket Theatre include the five audio plays in TIED IN KNOTS, EVERY BRILLIANT THING, MY LITTLE PLASTIC JESUS, WE ARE THE BODY, SHE HAS

Tim is a Saskatoon-based actor, playwright, sound designer, and all-around theatre generalist. With a broad range of training and experience in both theatre and theology, Tim is committed to telling stories that help us make sense of life. Acting credits include the role of Guildenstern in ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD, Robert in BOEING BOEING and

Yulissa Campos is an Ecuadorian theatre artist and founding artistic director of Ay, Caramba! Theatre, currently based in Saskatoon. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Saskatchewan. Yulissa loves to write universal stories that showcase and resonate with the underrepresented voices. She celebrates

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Join us for Burnt Thicket Theatre’s January-June 2021 Annual General Meeting!  When: Wednesday, December 8th, 2021, 7:30-8:00pm CST (an hour earlier Mountain Time) Where: Zoom video conference – A Zoom link was emailed to all donors and subscribers. Email info@burntthicket.com if you’d like to join us. Links to AGM documents: Agenda 2020 AGM Minutes Artistic

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To kick off our 2021/22 season, we’re re-releasing our online reading of Delft Blue by Andrew Kooman next week for Remembrance Day. From the playwright of She Has A Name and We Are The Body comes a captivating story inspired by his family’s experience in WWII. When Holland falls to the Nazis in 1940, Machiel and Sophia face impossible decisions: defiance or surrender,

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