Instructors

Banville, Rick

Director of Production, Young People's Theatre

Rick has been a Production Manager for over fifteen years, working alongside some of
Canada’s leading artists and companies while having the great fortune of touring theatre,
opera, dance and music throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Canada and
the United States. After recently completing a 3-year term with Opera Lyra Ottawa as
Director of Production, Rick was engaged in a variety of projects, including touring
extensively with Tafelmusik and helping to produce ISPA’s and CAPACOA's annual
conferences. Prior to moving to Ottawa, Rick was Opera Atelier’s resident Production
Manager and Volcano Theatre’s Technical Producer. Rick has also Production Managed
for various summer theatres including the Bluewater Summer Playhouse (1999–2002),
The Blyth Festival (2003), Resurgence Summer Festival (2004) and The Stratford
Summer Music Festival (2008). Between 2004 and 2007, Rick was proud to sit on the
Toronto Arts Council Theatre Committee. Rick teaches a course on National &
International Touring at the National Theatre School in Montreal. Currently, Rick is the
Director of Production at Young People’s Theatre in Toronto.

Course: Production Manager