Direct Theatre Collective is a multi-award winning theatre company committed to producing original new work, recognizing art as a vehicle for change, representing marginalized communities and using theatre as a device to evoke and provoke; the company was created in 2018 and is a registered Not-for-Profit Society in Richmond, BC. In 2020 they were recognized with the Artistic Innovation Award by the City of Richmond.
Direct Theatre Collective’s first devised ensemble production Hysteria performed at the Vancouver Fringe in 2018 where it won two awards; it was extensively rewritten in the spring of 2019 and redeveloped with a new ensemble cast in 2019, performing a two-week run at the Havana Theatre in September 2019. This performance won three BroadwayWorld awards including Best New Work, Best Play and Best Actress in a Play (Jill Raymond).
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