MICHAEL SHAMATA

Adaptor & Director

Biography

Born and raised in Toronto, ON.

SOULPEPPER 2018: Adaptor/Original Director: A Christmas Carol.

FOR SOULPEPPER: Adaptor/Director: Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol (2001 - 17); Director: A Tender Thing; Adaptor: A Christmas Carol Audio Play.

OTHER THEATRE: A Doll’s House, Part 2; I Think I’m Fallin’: The Songs of Joni Mitchell (Belfry Theatre); The Light in the Piazza (Theatre Calgary).

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 Outstanding Productions in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Ottawa.