Welcome to Two Planks and a Passion Theatre at the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts a place of magic  “a feast of music and food for the soul.” Where you can have  “an unforgettable encounter with the essence of human life and intelligent, theatrical storytelling” Read the full reviews by clicking on the links above. 


Two Planks finishes 25th season with record attendance

We were thrilled and honoured that our two summer shows, Liberation Days and Mary Celeste by Fire garnered huge audience and critical praise and record breaking attendance for the 25th anniversary season. Celebrating the best of Canada in its history and its artists, we were thrilled to have over 2300 people come to the North Mountain to share in our work and experience the magic of Ross Creek through our 6 week run.

Two Planks announces 2017 season

We have great news! Our two summer 2017 shows have been decided on, and we are getting ready to sell tickets! Click here to find out about the shows and the  incredible author who will be cowriting our MainStage with Ken Schwartz in 2016!

Some friends from over the years made a short video to commemorate 25 years. Enjoy!

Two Planks and a Passion Theatre wins Merritt Awards in 2016

Two Planks and a Passion has earned 13 Merritt Award nominations for its 2015 Summer season and captured 5 at the Ceremony on March 21. Our production of The Tempest won awards for:

Outstanding Musical Score (Allen Cole), Outstanding Costume Design (Jennifer Goodman), Outstanding Choreography (Jim Morrow of Mermaid Theatre for the Puppetry), Outstanding Direction (Ken Schwartz) and Outstanding Production.

We are so grateful for the recognition and were proud to celebrate with colleagues. The full slate of nominees can be found here.

Two Planks has earned 67 Nominations for our presentations at Ross Creek since 2008, winning 26. The Merritt Awards recognize excellence in professional theatre in Nova Scotia, and are organized and presented under the auspices of Theatre Nova Scotia.

Meet some donors

We are so thrilled that Jason Roth and Cheryl Steadman-Roth have generously shared their reasons for donating to the larger organization which encompasses Two Planks and a Passion Theatre. We hope you join them in helping us make our work. Your support helps us to enrich our region and nation as we share, teach, nurture, challenge, engage, and entertain.

Thank you for your support of the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts and Two Planks and a Passion Theatre!
The Board of Directors, Staff and Community.
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 Be an Ambassador!

Help us make a magical 2017, and have a great time doing it! We are looking for ambassadors to help us carry on into the next 25 years and bring new people into our work! No experience or geographic location restrictions – Skype is awesome! Click here to find out more or to volunteer!

Volunteers Needed!

If you want to get involved with our theatre, you can! We need volunteers in the office, with special event management and assistance, marketing, as ushers, all kinds of things! Volunteer as much as as little as you can, we have lots to do! Please call 1-902-582-3073 or email chris@artscentre.ca for more information.

Critical and Audience acclaim for our summer seasons!

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Cottage Life names Two Planks one of the best outdoor theatres in Canada!

Click here to read a description of what an evening of theatre at Ross Creek can be like by  award-winning novelist, Ami McKay

“something extraordinary…Two Planks and a Passion Theatre continues to produce thrilling outdoor theatre off the beaten track” – The Chronicle Herald – 2012

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