THE COMPANY

 Photo credit: Laurence Philomene

Photo credit: Laurence Philomene

Tiny Bear Jaws is a little theatre company with teeth, producing visceral new works that ignite, challenge, and entertain. Since its creation in 2015, it has presented new work in numerous cities across Canada, including Edmonton, Calgary, and Montreal. We are committed to relentlessly exploring the possibilities available exclusively in live performance.

  Tori Morrison, Ley Doré, Philip Nozuka and Elena Belyea during a group Skype for  The Worst Thing I Could Be (Is Happy). 

Tori Morrison, Ley Doré, Philip Nozuka and Elena Belyea during a group Skype for The Worst Thing I Could Be (Is Happy). 

Past productions include:

  • Miss Katelyn’s Grade Threes Prepare for the Inevitable - 2015 Montreal Fringe, 2015 Edmonton Fringe, 2016 Wildside Festival (Montreal), 2016 Chinook Festival (Edmonton)
  • Everyone We Know Will Be There: A House Party in One Act - 2017 Nextfest (Edmonton), 2017 Co-Production with Swallow-A-Bicycle (Calgary)
  • The Worst Thing I Could Be (Is Happy) - Development residency + public presentation at Theatre Junction, November 2017
  • The Worst Thing I Could Be (Is Happy) - Produced by Tiny Bear Jaws, presented by Buddies in Bad Times Theatre as part of the 39th Rhubarb Festival in February 2018 (Toronto)
  • Cleave - Produced by Tiny Bear Jaws, presented by Fringe Theatre in March 2018 (Edmonton)

Upcoming:

  • Miss Katelyn's Grade Threes Prepare For The Inevitable - Produced by Tiny Bear Jaws, presented by Downstage Theatre (Calgary) in May 2018

ACCOLADES

Awards:

  • Centaur Theatre's Best English Production for Miss Katelyn’s Grade Threes Prepare for the Inevitable (Montreal Fringe, 2015)
  • Playwrights Workshop Montreal's Best New English Text Award for Miss Katelyn’s Grade Threes Prepare for the Inevitable (Montreal Fringe, 2015)

Nominations:

  • Sterling Nomination for Best New Fringe Play for Miss Katelyn’s Grade Threes Prepare for the Inevitable (Edmonton Fringe, 2016)
  • Best Solo Production for Miss Katelyn’s Grade Threes Prepare for the Inevitable (Montreal Fringe, 2015
  • Mainline Creativity Award for Miss Katelyn’s Grade Threes Prepare for the Inevitable (Montreal Fringe, 2015
  • Most Promising English Company for Miss Katelyn’s Grade Threes Prepare for the Inevitable (Montreal Fringe, 2015