Rachel Forbes - Shaw Festival Theatre

Rachel Forbes

SHAW 2021: Set designer for Trouble in Mind.
(Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: designer, Victory, 1837: The Farmers’ Revolt.
ELSEWHERE: designer, 21 Black Futures, Obsidian Theatre/CBC; A Revolution of Love (short film), Esie Mensah Productions; Serving Elizabeth, Western Canada Theatre; A Million Billion Pieces, Risky Phil, Young People’s Theatre; Iterate, Mile Zero Dance; Copy That, Tarragon Theatre; The Bridge, 2B Theatre/Neptune Theatre; Choir Boy, Centaur Theatre; Lukumi: a dub opera, Bleeders, Esu Crossing the Middle Passage, Watah Theatre; Black Boys, Buddies in Bad Times; costumes, The Mountaintop, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre; A Streetcar Named Desire, The Brothers Size, Soulpepper; Body So Fluorescent (short film), Madonnanera; Fences, Grand Theatre; Other Side of the Game, Obsidian Theatre, Cahoots; set, First Drafts, Theatre Sheridan; In the Abyss, Political Movement; School Girls, Obsidian Theatre; other theatres include Tapestry Opera, National Arts Centre, Video Cabaret.
AWARDS: Dora Mavor Moore award, Outstanding Costume Design, The Brothers Size; Merritt award, Outstanding Scenic Design, The Bridge.
TRAINING: Ryerson Theatre School.

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Trouble in Mind

Racial tension needs no dress rehearsal. A groundbreaking, forgotten classic of Black American Theatre from the Fifties.

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