CONTRIBUTING TO THE REVITALIZATION OF OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD

A unique urban renewal project aimed at reviving the Empress Theatre, NDG’s little-known landmark

A convivial atmosphere, a cultural destination, a creative space for exchange and discovery in the heart of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce.

Once renovated, the new Empress Theatre will offer programming geared towards the interests and tastes of the community, and provide a space where diverse social and cultural activities can take place.

Our Objectives

  • Contribute to the evolution and appeal of NDG
  • Develop a strong identity for Sherbrooke Street West
  • Establish a new hub of cultural and artistic activity to meet community demands
  • Enhance community engagement by developing educational, socio-cultural activities

SOCIO-ECONOMIC BENEFITS

  • Major investment in the sustainable revitalization of the neighbourhood
  • The creation of between 25 and 30 jobs and numerous indirect employment opportunities
  • Provide a long-term source of direct economic stimulus to area businesses

Press Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY • FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Important partner signs letter of intent with Empress Theatre Foundation to revitalize NDG landmark Montreal, October 9, 2017 – The Empress Theatre Foundation is proud to announce it has obtained a letter of intent from an...

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New member of the team: Luc Laperrière

The Empress Theatre Foundation is proud to announce that Luc Laperrière is now part of the team to revitalize the theatre. Mr. Laperrière was recently hired as a consultant to help lead the project, following a decision by the Executive Director, Élaine Éthier, who...

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The Empress, at heart

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The Empress Theatre Foundation is a social enterprise and registered non-profit organization, incorporated under Section III of the Loi sur les companies du Québec.