Theatre Aquarius is recognized as a leader in Canadian theatre. Theatre Aquarius produces work of the highest quality, premieres new plays, develops the skills of professional artists, invests in youth and families and contributes to the quality of life in this region.

Where Art Comes Alive

Theatre Aquarius is recognized as a leader in Canadian theatre. Theatre Aquarius produces work of the highest quality, premieres new plays, develops the skills of professional artists, invests in youth and families and contributes to the quality of life in this region.

Theatre Aquarius is dedicated to improving this region through the arts and embodies the qualities that define us as a community: an appreciation for excellence, an appetite for diverse ideas and a need to connect with one another.

Our vision to provide a leadership role in this region drives everything we do as we seek to create outstanding, accessible live theatre that entertains, challenges and educates.

As Hamilton’s Professional Theatre, Theatre Aquarius is an anchor for revitalization in Downtown Hamilton, welcoming more than 120,000 visitors a year to the Dofasco Centre for the Arts. Our patrons visit the many unique and interesting restaurants that can be found in our city’s core, and spend more than $4 million annually dining, parking and shopping during their visits to Theatre Aquarius. Together with the economic activity of more than 100 person-years of employment per season, and the commitment of our production teams to purchasing materials from local vendors wherever possible, Theatre Aquarius is proud to contribute direct economic benefits to Hamilton of more than $12 million dollars each year!