The Chemainus Theatre Festival Society, a non-profit, charitable organization, exists to serve Vancouver Island and its visitors by creating exceptional theatre that explores and nourishes truth, hope, redemption, love and the human spirit.

Goals of the Chemainus Theatre Festival Society

Enriching the Region

    • To produce theatre from a repertoire of classic and award winning plays of enduring value
    • To encourage and facilitate the production and sales of arts and crafts in our Gallery
    • To deliver outstanding hospitality and service in our Playbill Dining room
    • To utilize the facilities (when available) for the regions cultural and social life
    • To establish and maintain fiscal stability
    • To enrich the lives of Vancouver Island residents and its visitors as a diverse regional arts centre by providing a unique “Chemainus Theatre Festival experience”

Advancing the Arts

    • To develop new Canadian classic adaptations and plays
    • To employ professional artists and artisans
    • To educate, support and inspire artists at levels of development (student, community, emerging and professional artists)

Cultivating the Community

    • To establish an environment and spirit of service, integrity, respect, cooperation and trust
    • To ensure a standard of excellence
    • To motivate all who participate in the Chemainus Theatre Festival