Instructors

North, Andrew

Academic Production Manager, School of of Creative and Performing Arts at University of Calgary

Andrew is currently the Academic Production Manager for the School of Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary.

Before coming to Calgary Andrew worked for 13 years at Globe Theatre in Regina.  During those years he was (at different times) Globe’s Artistic Associate, Executive Director, General Manager, Planning Manager and Production Manager. Andrew directed five productions there – Rage, Doubt, A Parable, Tuesdays with Morrie, Having Hope at Home, and Living In the Spaces (World Premiere).  He also created, along with choreographer Johanna Bundon, Rael’s Journey; a contemporary dance piece. Andrew oversaw the Shumiatcher Sandbox Series for a number of years and was heavily involved in the creation and planning for Globe’s biannual Conservatory Program for Actor Training.  He served as the Conservatory’s Director in 2014.  Andrew stage managed Proof and Wingfield On Ice and was as a technician on many productions.  

While in Regina Andrew was the Production Manager for the opera Eos: The Dream of Nicholas FloodDavin, Vice-Chair of the Founding Board of Directors of the Saskatchewan Association of Theatre Professionals, on the Board of Directors of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT), a member of the Board of Directors of the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance and a juror for the Saskatchewan Arts Board. 

Prior to life in Saskatchewan, Andrew worked for 11 seasons at the Stratford Festival, primarily as the Production Stage Manager at the Festival Theatre.  He stage managed The Two Noble Kinsman and served as ASM on many productions during those years. 

Andrew is originally from Toronto and a graduate of Ryerson’s Technical Theatre program.

Course: Scheduling and Planning