Glynis Leyshon - Shaw Festival Theatre

Glynis Leyshon

SHAW 2019: 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: directed, Ours, Opera on the Avalon; The Virgin Trial, Alberta Theatre Projects; South Pacific, Die Fledermaus, The Mikado, Madama Butterfly, La Traviata, Falstaff, Calgary Opera; Lucia di Lammermoor, Albert Herring, Vanessa, Rodelinda, 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 award; Chalmers award; Dora nomination; recipient of Canada’s Commonwealth Medal.
TEACHING: University of Victoria; Victoria Conservatory of Music; adjunct professor at University of British Columbia; William Head Penitentiary and master classes for opera training programs in Courtenay, Calgary and Banff.

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

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