2018-19 Full Length Festival

October 1 to March 31

Adjudicator: CAREY NICHOLSON

Carey is the artistic director and co-founder of Theatre on the Ridge
(formerly Theatre 3x60), a professional not for profit company enriching lives
through theatre in Durham region. She has been engaged in performing arts for
over 40 years, starting with community theatre in St.Catharines, Ontario. She
moved to Toronto to pursue professional dance studies with Lois Smith, O.C. at
George Brown College, and the School of the Toronto Dance Theatre,
graduating from both professional programs and becoming a faculty member at
STDT for 15 years before moving to Durham region. She has been involved with
community and professional theatre companies in Durham, York region and
elsewhere as a board member, producer, director, choreographer, performer,
instructor, set and costume designer. Carey is a past Executive Director of the
Scugog Council for the Arts and has received several awards for her work in the
performing arts, including a Durham Art of Transition Creative Award for her
contribution to theatre in Durham. Her past, and ongoing, theatre studies include
programs and courses with George Brown College, Toronto Dance Theatre,
Tarragon Theatre, the Stratford Festival and Off The Wall Theatre Alliance, and
most recently was an auditing director with Obsidian Theatre (hang). Carey is
also a member of the Theatre Ontario Talent Bank, an independent theatre
adjudicator (including EODL One Act Festival 2015, WODL Festival 2018) and
arts educator.


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