Red Deer's Ignition Theatre is a semi-professional theatre company dedicated to producing dynamic, provocative, and ultimately rewarding live theatre experiences for the Central Alberta region. Ignition Theatre prides itself on the promotion of emerging talent from across the province in addition to giving a voice to original work.
Founded in 2004, and under the Artistic Direction of Matt Grue, Ignition Theatre has produced more than 50 critically acclaimed productions, including: Proof, Marion Bridge, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Oleanna, The Shape of a Girl, Edges, RENT: In Concert, Tuesdays With Morrie, Red Light Winter, Dreamland Saturday Nights, tick, tick...BOOM!, Deathtrap, My Name is Rachel Corrie, The Drawer Boy, The Shape of Things, Fertile Choices, Year After Year, Deconstructing Broadway, Speech & Debate, It's A Wonderful Life: The Live Radio Drama, Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead, Miranda Sings!, Adam Pascal: In Concert, Title of Show, Rhapsody in Seth, Bug, Big Shot, reasons to be pretty, Divide, Corpus Christi, Oral Fixations, The Glass Menagerie, The Year of Magical Thinking, and Gruesome Playground Injuries among others.
Imagination. Innovation. Inspiration.