After 31 years, Soheil Parsa has decided to step down from his role with the company effective June 30, 2021.
“The Board of Modern Times Theatre is deeply moved with the recent news that the company’s founder
and visionary Artistic Director, Soheil Parsa, has decided to step down after so many years,” says Board
Chair Charles C. Smith, on behalf of the Board. “Soheil is a treasure in Canadian theatre. His deep
commitment to contemporary theatre, one that reflects local and global perspectives, and his consistent
and remarkable talents as a director have had a profound impact on our theatre scene. Soheil has been
an innovator who has given life to theatre in modern times. We will miss him very much and wish him all
the very best in his future adventures and his ongoing contributions to Canadian theatre."