Jack is an award winning director, dramaturge, actor and theatre creator whose work and study has taken across Canada and around the world. His work has ranged from contemporary devising, cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary projects to main stage and classical theatre. Some favorite credits include the directing the devied/First Folio fusion Romeo & Juliet (Cardiff, Wales), devised projects Wasting Time (Bali, IND) and Odyssey (London, UK), the site specific The Women of Troy (Canadian Stage) and F. Garcia Lorca’s The Love of Don Perlimplin (Shaw Festival).
He has trained at leading theatrical institutions around the world including Circle in Square (NYC, USA), G.I.T.I.S. The University of Performing Arts (Moscow, RU), I.S.I. Indonesian Institute of the Arts (Bali, INA) and received his Masters in Fine Arts from the renown East 15 Acting School (London, UK). Following a Production residency at the Centaur Theatre (Montreal), in 2011/2012 he crossed the nation with a self created National Artistic Director Residency Series: Three Provinces, Three Companies and Three Mandates with Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal (Quebec), Conspiracy (British Columbia) and The Magnetic North Theatre Festival (Ontario/ Alberta).
In Vancouver, he is the founder of multi-award winning Mad Duck Theatre Collective for whom he adapted and directed Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, Vancouver’s first female Prospero in The Tempest and the Vancouver premieres of Shakespeare’s R&J and Titus Andronicus. Other directing credits include the award winning The Hobbit and The Odyssey for Carousel Theatre; The Pitmen Painters and A Moon for the Misbegotten for United Players. He has performed with The Arts Club, Chemainus Theatre, Theatre North West and was a regular performer in Savage God’s The Shakespeare Projects.
He is currently the Co- Artistic Producer of BoucheWHACKED! Theatre Collective and a representative for Playwright’s Workshop Montreal (Montreal) and Theatre North West (Prince George). Shows under his direction have garnered over twenty Jessie Richardson Theatre Award nominations with many wins including “Outstanding Production”. He is a recipient of The Ray Michal Outstanding Body of Work Award.
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|Company:||BoucheWHACKED! Theatre Collective|