The South Simcoe Theatre
The South Simcoe Theatre (SST) is a not-for-profit community theatre dedicated to offering a wide variety of high quality productions. Each year, we present a program of contemporary as well as traditional theatre works. SST’s vision is to produce Great Community Theatre.
Our mission is to promote the integral role that theatre and the arts play in the structure of our society, and to initiate innovative ways to improve the quality of life in our community through inclusion, participation, education, and entertainment in a safe and welcoming place.
By bringing theatre to the community, we hope to not only entertain and delight regular theatre goers, but to also engage and encourage a new generation of theatre lovers.
SST’s first season was in 1966-1967. Since September 1983, our home has been the Old Town Hall in Cookstown, Ontario. September 2016 marked SST’s 50th Anniversary.
Email us at Info@TheSouthSimcoeTheatre.com
Getting Involved at SST
There are many ways that you can become involved with SST! From acting to set design to working backstage, or being part of the play selection committee, there is no shortage of opportunities for adults and youth alike. If you would like to find out more about our opportunities, or to volunteer your time for a production by taking tickets, working as a front of house or box office volunteer, drop us a line at Info@TheSouthSimcoeTheatre.com and let us know what your interests are. Students age 14 and up are welcome and volunteer hours for school are available.
Another way to give back and get involved is by becoming a member of the Board of Directors. Each September, SST holds its Annual General Meeting at which time nominations are tabled and our Board is formed. Each Director is elected to a 2 year term with an opportunity for renewal. For more information on the Board and how to submit a nomination please email us at info@TheSouthSimcoeTheatre.com
2021/2022 Board of Directors
President - Nancy Chapple Smokler
Vice-President - George Gibson
Treasurer - Sue Bennett
Secretary - Dan Galea
Director - Malcolm Still
Director - Lesley Coo
Past-President - Kathy Simpson