Stage Manager, Stratford Festival
This will be Ann's 36th season with the Stratford Festival when she will be Stage Manager for Twelfth Night directed by Martha Henry. At Stratford she has stage managed over 35 productions, assistant stage managed over 25 productions and worked in all four of the Festival's theatres. She won the Artistic Director's Award and an unsolicited Tyrone Guthrie Award for her backstage photography wihich was also exhibited at the Festival Archives. For nine seasons she worked as Coordinator of the Festival's Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre under the direction of Martha Henry. In addition, Ann has stage managed at Hart House Theatre, the Robert Gill Theatre, Canadian Stage, the National Arts Centre, Tarragon Theatre, the Grand Theatre, the Globe Theatre (Regina) & the Haymarket Theatre (London, England). This will be Ann's 9th time as an instructor with S.M.Arts.