MICHAEL SHAMATA

Adaptor & Director

Biography

Born and raised in Toronto.

SOULPEPPER 2017: Director/Adaptor: A Christmas Carol.

FOR SOULPEPPER: A Tender Thing, Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol (2001 - 16).

OTHER THEATRE: I Think I’m Fallin’: The Songs of Joni Mitchell (Belfry Theatre), The Light in the Piazza (Theatre Calgary), Glengarry Glen Ross (Arts Club).

OTHER: Artistic Director, Belfry Theatre (2007 – present); former Artistic Director of the Grand Theatre and Theatre New Brunswick. Jessie Award, two Calgary Critics Awards, plus awards for Outstand-ing Productions in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Ottawa.