The Piano Teacher

An Arts Club Theatre Company production

The Piano Teacher

By Dorothy Dittrich

October 4–November 6, 2018
Lessons on life and love

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship of a contractor, Tom.

“A beautiful meditation on loss and the healing power of music” —The Georgia Straight

Winner of the 2017 Jessie Richardson Award for Outstanding Original Script

Contains mature themes and some strong language. Programming, dates, and creative team subject to change.

Running time: 2 hours, including one intermission

House Programme

Tour Production Sponsor Sandman Hotels Inns and Suites



Artistic Team


  1. Megan Leitch as Erin
  2. Caitriona Murphy as Elaine
  3. Kamyar Pazandeh as Tom

Creative Team

  1. Scott Bellis Co-Director
  2. Jenifer Darbellay Costume designer
  3. Rachel Ditor Co-Director and Dramaturg
  4. Sandra Drag Stage Manager
  5. Kyla Gardiner Original Lighting Designer
  6. Becca Jorgensen Apprentice Stage Manager
  7. Yvette Nolan Original Director
  8. Patrick Pennefather Sound Designer
  9. David Roberts Set Designer
  10. Ted Roberts Tour Lighting Designer

Running Crew

  1. Alberto White Head Tour Technician

All Shows On Tour

October 4–November 6, 2018
The Piano Teacher
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January 2–February 3, 2019
Blind Date
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February 14–March 26, 2019
Circle Game
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