Office: FA314Areas of Interests: Janet Amos has worked in professional theatre for over forty years. As an actress she has worked at Theatre Passe Muraille, Tarragon, the Blyth Festival, and the Shaw Festival. She was Artistic Director of the Blyth Festival (1979-1984 and 1993-1997) as well as Theatre New Brunswick (1984-1988). Her television and film credits include a continuing role in A Gift To Last with Gordon Pinsent and the title role in Ada by Claude Jutra. She has directed and taught at the National Theatre School, George Brown College, the University of Regina, the University of Ottawa, and Memorial University.
|BFA – Acting, University of Saskatchewan; MFA – Voice and Speech Pedagogy, University of Alberta, Assistant Professor, Acting |
Office: FA316Areas of Interests: Jerry has been a professional actor and director for the past 30 years in theatres across the country. Acting highlights include four seasons at the Stratford Festival of Canada in such roles as Macbeth in Macbeth, Givola in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Troilus in Troilus and Cressida, Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Solyony in The Three Sisters. While at Stratford he was the recipient of a Tyrone Guthrie Award. Other highlights include Billy Bishop in Billy Bishop Goes to War at The Atlantic Theatre Festival, Mozart in Amadeus at Neptune Theatre, Prince Hal in Henry IV Parts One and Two, at Manitoba Theatre Centre, Fritz Haber in Einstein’s Gift at The Grand Theatre, Prospero in The Tempest at Rising Tide Theatre, and Jacob Mercer in 1949, Leaving Home, and Of The Fields Lately at The Gros Morne Theatre Festival. Directing highlights include six years as artistic director of Theatre Newfoundland Labrador where he founded the Gros Morne Theatre Festival, and five years as artistic director of The Atlantic Theatre Festival where he garnered 10 Merritt Award nominations and 5 awards. He has directed and/or taught at the University of Saskatchewan, the University of Alberta, Waterloo University, and Acadia University as well as at Grenfell. Jerry is a member of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association, and the Voice and Speech Trainers Association.
Assistant Professor, Stagecraft
Office: FA318Areas of Interests: roy has been designing sets, costumes and lights for hundreds of plays, in theatres and schools, all across Canada since 1979. He has been Designing and teaching Stagecraft at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook since 1992. His paintings are included in collections, corporate and private, in Canada, The United States and Great Britain. He also builds musical instruments and furniture.
BFA (Acting), MUN; MFA (Directing), U of Calgary
Associate Professor, Acting, Head of Divison of Fine Arts
Office: FA316Areas of Interests: A professional director for the last 17 years, Todd's focus has been mainly new play development, working with such writers as the award-winning Des Walsh (The Words That Make the Wounded Free, Garland House, Johnny August, The Queen of Swansea), as well as Joan Sullivan (Rose Hoskins), and Gordon Pinsent (Corner Green). Todd has directed for Rising Tide Theatre (Saltwater Moon, Death and the Maiden, Rock and Roll); Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (Corner Green) and the Stephenville Festival (Noises Off, Stones in His Pockets).
BFA (Stagecraft) MUN, MFA Wimbledon School of Art.
Associate Professor, Stagecraft
Office: FA317Areas of Interests: A member of the first graduating class, in Stagecraft, of the Theatre Department in 1992, Carol was also the first winner of the President’s Medal for Excellence in Theatre. The following year she received her Master’s Degree in Design from The Wimbledon School of Art in London. In Newfoundland she has designed for Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador and her many productions for Rising tide Theatre including Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest and Cruel Tears. For The Theatre Program her productions include The Fantasticks, The Trojan Women and Electra. She was costume designer for the production of West Moon which toured Ireland.
BFA- Acting, Carnegie Mellon University; MFA- Directing, University Of Ottawa, Assistant Professor
Office: FA 315Areas of Interests: Michael is an award-winning director, actor, playwright and teacher. He has been directing professionally for over twenty years Directing highlights include Othello (Dora Nomination- Outstanding Direction) and Much Ado About Nothing for Shakespeare In The Rough, Eric Woolfe’s Grendelmaus, Dear Boss (Dora Nomination-Outstanding Direction), Sideshow Of The Damned (Canadian Comedy Award Nomination) and The Babysitter (Dora Nomination- Best Production) and Sean Reycrafts Popsong (Chalmers Award Winner).
Michael has also directed and taught in learning institutions all over the country These productions include Shakespeare’s Measure For Measure , Dave Carley’s Walking On Water (Ryerson), Puccini’s Suor Angelica, Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortileges and Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas (Wilfred Laurier), Bizet’s La Tragedie De Carmen (Banff Centre For The Arts) and Harold Pinter’s The Dumbwaiter (University Of Ottawa). For six years, he has been a member of the Banff Centre’s Opera As Theatre faculty.
Michael’s written work has been produced by CBC Radio Drama on numerous occasions. His short one-man play Spring Garden Road has been published in the Playwrights Canada anthology Another Perfect Piece. Michael has Assitantdirected at the Shaw Festival, Edmonton Opera, Calgary Opera, Canadian Stage and the Stratford Festival. He is a graduate of the Stratford Festival’s conservatory program and has won the Ken Macdougall Award for most promising director