Founding Artistic Director, Director, Actor
Born in Port Hope, Ontario, and raised in Okotoks, Alberta.
FOUNDING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, SOULPEPPER 2017: Co-Creator & Director: Spoon River, Manhattan Concert Cycle. Director: Of Human Bondage.
FOR SOULPEPPER: Creator: Frankly, Sinatra; Co-Creator (with Mike Ross) Spoon River (Toronto Critics’ Award Best Musical). Executive Producer: Kim’s Convenience (CBC TV). Director (Selected): It’s a Wonderful Life, Spoon River (Toronto Critics’ Award, Dora nomination), The Dybbuk, Marat/Sade (Dora nomination), Of Human Bondage (Dora Award - Director and Production; Toronto Critics’ Award), Angels in America (Toronto Critics’ Award Best Production), The Crucible (Dora nomination, Best Director, Best Production), Death of a Salesman, Chorus of Disapproval (Dora nomination), Absloutely Chekhov (Dora nomination, Best Production). Actor: The Norman Conquests, The Fantasticks, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Guardsman, The Odd Couple, Uncle Vanya, The Threepenny Opera, Our Town (Dora nomination), Three Sisters, The Real Thing, Hamlet, Platonov, Betrayal, Don Carlos.
FILM & TELEVISION: Shades of Black, Street Legal, Side Effects (Gemini nomination), Going Home (Gemini nomination).
OTHER: Order of Canada; Governor General’s NAC Award; Gemini Award; Joan Chalmers National Award for Artistic Direction. Honorary Degrees from Queen’s and Bishop’s Universities.