Glynis Leyshon - Shaw Festival Theatre

Glynis Leyshon

SHAW 2023: Director for Brigadoon. (Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: director, The Children’s Hour, The Devil’s Disciple, The Simpleton of the Unexpected Isles, The Zoo, Lady Be Good!, Press Cuttings, Mrs Warren’s Profession. ELSEWHERE: director, Ours, Opera on the Avalon; The Virgin Trial, Alberta Theatre Projects; South Pacific, Die Fledermaus, Madama Butterfly, La Traviata, Falstaff, Calgary Opera; Die Walküre, Albert Herring, Vanessa, The Rake’s Progress, Pacific Opera Victoria; many more productions with theatres and opera companies across Canada, including Grand Theatre, Edmonton Opera, Canadian Stage, Vancouver Playhouse, Belfry Theatre, National Arts Centre, Vancouver Opera, Tarragon Theatre, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre; past artistic director, Vancouver Playhouse (1997–2009); past artistic director, Belfry Theatre (eleven seasons). AWARDS: Jessie awards; Chalmers award; Dora nominations; recipient of Canada’s Commonwealth Medal. TEACHING: University of Victoria; Victoria Conservatory of Music; adjunct professor at University of British Columbia; head of opera program at the Banff Centre.

Also onstage in 2023
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Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon

Boy meets girl — in an enchanted Scottish village. A sweep-you-off-your-feet musical spectacle.

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A Christmas Carol 2023

Arrive feeling “Bah, humbug!” and leave full of warm, fuzzy Christmas spirit.

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