Adam Lazarus (artistic director) is an award winning actor, director and acting instructor whose work has been showcased nationally, in the USA and Europe. He is a sessional instructor at The National Theatre School of Canada as well as a regular facilitator of workshops, including recent consultations for Soulpepper, Theatre Passe Muraille, Ziauddin Yousafzai for his 2014 TED TALK My Daughter, Malala, the Vancouver Olympic Committee, Light Fires, Apostle of Hustle, Buddies in Bad Times, DanceMakers, The Toronto Film School, Pig Iron Theatre, CanStage, Tapestry New Opera Works, The Sibiu International Theatre Festival, and Volcano Theatre. Adam was the artistic-director of the Toronto Festival of Clowns for 10 years and is a graduate of and former apprentice to Master Teacher Philippe Gaulier.
Notable credits include directing the Solo Show Project at the National Theatre School of Canada (2009-13); Love Me Forever Billy H. Tender (Videofag/Jesse LaVercombe); [boxhead] (Crow's Theatre/Mamalian Diving Reflex); Wonderland (SummerWorks Spotlight Award for Outstanding Performance); Le Fain de Partie (Waves festival/Luminato); Appetite (Volcano/Theatre Passe Muraille/Exchange Rate Collective); The Lupe Trilogy (QuipTake); Tyumen, Then (Groundwater Productions); Bleed (QuipTake); and The Art of Building a Bunker (QuipTake), Daughter (QuipTake).
Fall 2016 Workshop Instructors Include:
Kate Alton (movement and choreography) -- www.crookedfiguredances.ca
Derrick Chua (producing) -- www.twitter.com/d_chua
Melissa D'Agostino (apprentice instructor) -- www.melissadaostino.net
Ann-Marie Kerr (play creation and direction) -- www.twitter.com/annmariekerr
Adam Paolozza (movement and choreography) -- www.badnewdays.com
Michelle Ramsay (design) -- www.michelleramsaydesign.ca
Guillermo Verdecchia (dramaturgy and direction) -- www.guillermoverdeccia.ca