About Us

Mandate

To promote civic engagement and culture through developing and producing theatrical performances.

Board of Directors

President: Everton Wilmot
Secretary: Kate Short
Directors: Amanda Brunk, Hilary Gauld-Camilleri

Artistic & Managing Director

Alten Wilmot is the proud founder of Unwrap Theatre. Born and raised in the Waterloo Region, he was a recipient of the Leading Edge Award at the 2015 KW Arts Awards for his artistic contributions to the community, including running the performing troupe Voices Over Time, which provided free concerts to long-term care facilities in KW. Alten is a graduate of Sheridan College’s prestigious Honours Bachelor of Musical Theatre Performance program, having additionally studied at Canada’s National Voice Intensive, Lost & Found Theatre, the Royal Conservatory of Music and Eastwood Collegiate Institute. As a director and choreographer, Alten has worked on productions with companies across Canada, including The Arts Club Theatre in Vancouver, Neptune Theatre in Halifax, Theatre St. John’s in Newfoundland, and the Hamilton Fringe Festival. Alten is also an active actor, singer, and dancer based in Toronto, working in theatre, film, and television. Alten is passionate about storytelling, pushing boundaries, and connecting with those whose stories are not being told.

Artistic & Managing Director

Alten Wilmot is the proud founder of Unwrap Theatre. Born and raised in the Waterloo Region, he was a recipient of the Leading Edge Award at the 2015 KW Arts Awards for his artistic contributions to the community, including running the performing troupe Voices Over Time, which provided free concerts to long-term care facilities in KW. Alten is a graduate of Sheridan College’s prestigious Honours Bachelor of Musical Theatre Performance program, having additionally studied at Canada’s National Voice Intensive, Lost & Found Theatre, the Royal Conservatory of Music and Eastwood Collegiate Institute. As a director and choreographer, Alten has worked on productions with companies across Canada, including The Arts Club Theatre in Vancouver, Neptune Theatre in Halifax, Theatre St. John’s in Newfoundland, and the Hamilton Fringe Festival. Alten is also an active actor, singer, and dancer based in Toronto, working in theatre, film, and television. Alten is passionate about storytelling, pushing boundaries, and connecting with those whose stories are not being told.

A very professional environment has been created. From the website and social media presence to a very intimate and welcoming space, all of the details have been taken into account. Well done!
Audience Member

What We Do

Our Vision Of Success

The Waterloo Region’s continually active theatrical centre is a significant piece of the region’s culture and civic engagement – on equal field as the library, symphony, gallery and museum.

Unique Value

Theatrical experiences are larger than life. They have the power to trigger feelings, memories, and wonder which will inspire our people to continually thrive in all areas of life, including innovation, quality, creativity, wellness, and community. This kind of vibrantly thriving culture leads to greater business and success for the region. We provide inspiration for aspiration.

Our Strategies

Presentation

Annually produce regionally focussed theatrical events, including stage productions, site specific productions, and co-productions with both regional and national companies.

Incubation

Incubate new artists through residencies which include creative support, training, collaboration, and presentation;
Incubate new work through commissioning creators and hosting development workshops.

Activism

Maintain an active blog which educates, inspires, and promotes appreciation of regional and national talent;
Garner the support of community organizations and corporations, promoting our work to a diverse range of audiences and attracting a diverse body of patrons;
Present performances in public spaces to further the community’s awareness, appreciation, and accessibility.
This play is like Black Mirror IN REAL LIFE. It made me feel unexplainable emotions! Also I related to the main character so much! Congratulations to everyone involved. And thank you for putting on a crazy show
Audience Member

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