DIANA DONNELLY

Represented by: Emma Laird

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DIRECTING:
The Russian Play Director Shaw Festival
Best of Dance and Music: Romeo and Juliet Associate Director Art of Time Ensemble (Harbourfront Centre); with Ravi Jain
*Far Away Director Shaw Festival
*The Orchard Assistant Director Shaw Festival; Dir: Ravi Jain
*The Hound of the Baskervilles Assistant Director Shaw Festival; Dir: Craig Hall
Walk Along the Shaw Director Secret Theatre
Essay Director Secret Theatre
City of Conversation Director Reading Series
Orlando Assistant Director National Theatre School; Dir: Eda Holmes
Theatre Ontario Showcase 2017 Director National Theatre School (Young Centre)
* Neil Munro Director’s Internship
SELECTED THEATRE (ACTING):
The Last Wife Kate Centaur Theatre: Dir: Eda Holmes
*Jerusalem Dawn Outside the March; Dir: Mitchell Cushman
Lear Regan Groundling Theatre; Dir: Graham Abbey
Dancing at Lughnasa Rose Shaw Festival; Dir: Krista Jackson
An Octoroon Dora Shaw Festival; Dir: Peter Hinton
A Woman of No Importance Mrs. Allonby Shaw Festival; Dir: Eda Holmes
Engaged Minnie Symperson Shaw Festival; Dir: Morris Panych
Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide Maeve Shaw Festival; Dir: Eda Holmes
Arcadia Hannah Shaw Festival/Mirvish; Dir: Eda Holmes
Private Lives Amanda Citadel Theatre; Dir: Bob Baker
August: Osage County Karen Weston Citadel Theatre; Dir: Bob Baker
Half an Hour Lillian Shaw Festival; Dir: Gina Wilkinson
East of Berlin (Tour) Sarah MTC/Touchstone/Theatre Network/Tarragon; Dir: Alisa Palmer
Who’s Afraid of Virgina Woolf Honey Soulpepper; Dir: Lazlo Marton
Over the River and Through the Woods Caitlin Segal Centre; Dir: Stephen Schipper
Top Girls (Remount) Win/Janine/Waitress Soulpepper; Dir: Alisa Palmer
The Way of the World Mrs. Fainall Soulpepper/NAC; Dir: Peter Hinton
East of Berlin Sarah Tarragon Theatre; Dir: Alisa Palmer
Top Girls Win/Janine/Waitress Soulpepper; Dir: Alisa Palmer
The Shaughraun Claire Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre; Dir: Andrew Paul
Arms and the Man Raina Shaw Festival; Dir: Jackie Maxwell
Love Among the Russians Popova/Natasha Shaw Festival; Dir: Eda Holmes
Saint Joan Joan Theatre Calgary; Dir: Neil Munro
Major Barbara Barbara Shaw Festival; Dir: Joe Ziegler
Bus Stop Elma Shaw Festival; Dir: Jackie Maxwell
Harlequinade Muriel Shaw Festival; Dir: Neil Munro
The Importance of Being Earnest Cecily Shaw Festival; Dir: Christopher Newton
Strawberries in January Lea Grand Theatre; Dir: Susan Ferley
The Royal Family Miss Peake Shaw Festival; Dir: Martha Henry
Diana of Dobson’s Kitty Shaw Festival; Dir: Alisa Palmer
The Importance of Being Earnest Gwendolyn Globe Theatre; Dir: Susan Ferley
As You Like It Rosalind Resurgence Theatre; Dir: Chris Abraham
Twelfth Night Olivia Resurgence Theatre; Dir: Chris Abraham
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Helena Repercussion Tour; Dir: Jack Langedijk
Taming of the Shrew Curtis Repercussion Tour; Dir: Barbara Poggemiller
Romeo and Juliet Juliet Repercussion Tour; Dir: Jack Langedijk
*Dora Award for Outstanding Performance – Ensemble
 

TEACHING:
Current Mentor for Professional Development for 3rd Year actors at the National Theatre School

Private audition coach

Teacher at the Shaw Theatre School (youth)

Instructor: directing workshops for high-school teachers

Instructor: acting workshops for elementary and high-school students
Instructor: acting class for adults (Soulpepper)
EDUCATION:
Creative Arts Degree, Dawson College (1997),Graduate, National Theatre School (Acting, 2000)

OTHER:
Recipient of the Tony Van Bridge Award (Shaw Festival); actor in New Play Development Workshops (2000-present) in work by playwrights including Hannah Moscovitch (Tarragon), Jordan Pannahill (Stratford), Kate Hennig (Stratford), Lisa Codrington (Shaw) and Rosa Laborde (Tarragon); fluent in French,

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