New Addition to the Theatremakers’ Roundtable: Ali Joy Richardson

Ali is a director from Nova Scotia, now based in Toronto. Recent credits include: Directing A Spirit’s Face (a new Indigenous play in English & ASL, Vancouver/Toronto), Directing Oklahoma! (First Act Productions), Directing multiple touring shows for Education Arts Canada, Assistant Directing Julius Caesar (Shakespeare in High Park, Canadian Stage), Assistant DirectingBRANTWOOD (North America’s largest experiment in immersive theatre), Script Coordinating for Within the Glass (Tarragon Theatre), Directing for Shakespeare-In-Hospitals. She recently co-created & performed two sold-out Fringe shows: the interactive/site specific Andy Warhol Presents: Valerie and The Dinner Table (a series of theatrical dinner parties with storytelling about home).
Ali has created and performed work in Edinburgh, Vancouver, Berlin, Halifax & Toronto in museums, art studios, defunct record shops, closed schools, kitchens, and harbours. She is a graduate of the Theatre & Drama Studies Program at the University of Toronto Mississauga/Sheridan College.
Upcoming: Directing Still by Jen Silverman and Get Yourself Home Skyler James by Jordan Tannahill and working as developmental director/dramaturg on Flourish, a piece about disability and inter-generational wisdom.

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