DIANA DONNELLY

Represented by: Emma Laird

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The Doctor’s Dilemma Director Shaw Festival (Festival Stage)
The Russian Play Director Shaw Festival
Stars: Together Assistant to the Creators Crow’s Theatre; Dir: Chris Abraham/Zack Russell/Stars
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):
Jesus Hopped the “A” Train Mary Jane Soulpepper; Dir: Weyni Mengesha
The Boy in the Moon Johanna Schneller The Globe Theatre/Crow’s Theatre; Dir: Chris Abraham
Sex Margy LaMont Shaw Festival; Dir: Peter Hinton
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:
Canadian Scene Study (National Theatre School)

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:
2019 Finalist for Crow’s Theatre’s RBC Rising Star Emerging Director’s Prize.

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 Tannahill (Stratford), Kate Hennig (Stratford), Lisa Codrington (Shaw) and Rosa Laborde (Tarragon); fluent in French.

 

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