Caterwaul Theatre was founded by Erin Fleck and Sarah Fairlie in 2013. Both Fleck and Fairlie have long been active within Toronto’s theatre, music and visual art scenes.
Caterwaul produces innovative and immersive storytelling in puppetry, analog projection and stop-motion film.
Caterwaul has created video, live projections and puppet installations for various bands and events throughout Toronto, including Beams, Baby Drayton, Long Winter, Camp Wavelength, HarbourKids, Progress Festival, Girl’s Art League, The Bentway Conservancy, Canadian Children’s Opera Company and Rouge National Urban Park.
Caterwaul’s inaugural production of Unintentionally Depressing Children’s Tales premiered at the 2014 to much acclaim, winning the NTS Design Award. They returned to SummerWorks designing live visuals in Heat Shuts Off Overnight for the Silent Shout Music Series, and again for Georgina Beaty’s main stage production Extremophiles, a Critics’s Pick in NOW Magazine.