Tanja Jacobs - Shaw Festival Theatre

Tanja Jacobs
Director / Ensemble

SHAW 2019: Director for Getting Married; appearing in Cyrano de Bergerac and Man and Superman; 2nd season.
(Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: Augustus Does His Bit, Night of January 16th.
ELSEWHERE: directed A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, co-directed Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information, Canadian Stage; directed La Bête, appeared in The Way of the World, Phedre, A Christmas Carol, Soulpepper; multiple theatres across Canada include Necessary Angel, Theatre Aquarius, Crow’s Theatre, Theatre Porte Parole, National Arts Centre, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Centaur Theatre, Tarragon Theatre, Citadel Theatre, Neptune Theatre, Grand Theatre, Young People’s Theatre.
AWARDS: three Dora awards; eleven Dora nominations.
TRAINING: MFA in Directing, York University (in collaboration with Canadian Stage).

See Tanja and her work in ...
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Getting Married

On the eve of the wedding, the bride and groom realize what marriage is all about. So, of course, the wedding is off. Or is it? A timeless, laugh-out-loud Shaw comedy about marriage.

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Man and Superman

Bernard Shaw’s witty masterpiece hits the stage in all its pulse-racing glory. Only 17 performances!

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Cyrano de Bergerac

The love story that has been sweeping hopeless romantics off their feet since the 19th century.

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