Instructors

Burns, Barry

Company Manager, Shaw Festival

Barry has recently taken on the role as the first ever Company Manager at Shaw Festival where, previously, he spent ten seasons as Assistant Stage Manager. 

Credits for the Shaw include, In Good King Charles’s Golden Days, Ways of the Heart, Belle Moral (tour), Mrs. Warren’s Profession, An Inspector CallsThe CircleThe PhilandererHigh SocietyThe Invisible ManThe Constant WifeJourney’s EndAhWilderness! and Harlequinade.

Barry’s professional career began at The Great Canadian Theatre Company in 1988. Since then he has Stage Managed and Assistant Stage Managed for theatres across Canada. Selected credits include: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for the National Ballet, Barrymore starring Christopher Plummer, Hal Prince’s Phantom of the Opera, Show Boat and the First National Show Boat Tour for Livent, Cats for The Marlene Smith Group, Cirque du Soleil’s Mystere at Treasure Island, Las Vegas. In addition Barry has stage managed for the following theatres and producers: The National Arts Centre, Ottawa, The Globe Theatre, Regina, The Stratford Festival, The Vancouver Playhouse, The Gateway Theatre, Expo ’86, (Vancouver,) The Canadian Native Arts Foundation. 

Course: Company Management