Allen MacInnis – Director

Allen MacInnisAllen has been directing for over 30 years at theatres from coast to coast across Canada, including Belfry Theatre, Victoria; Globe Theatre, Regina; Alberta Theatre Projects, Calgary; Shaw Festival, Ontario; Centaur Theatre, Montreal; and Neptune Theatre, Halifax. Recent productions include: To Kill a Mockingbird, Annie (TYA), Blue Planet, Cinderella – a RATical retelling (2013 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Direction), A Year With Frog and Toad, Touch the Sky, The Wizard of Oz, Seussical (2007 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Direction), Bunnicula, Hana’s Suitcase, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and The Princess & the Handmaiden, all for YPT. Other favourite productions include In Good King Charles’s Golden Days (Shaw Festival); The Stone Angel (Centaur Theatre, Montreal); A Doll’s House, Walking on Water, fareWell, Crackpot and Joni Mitchell: River (Prairie Theatre Exchange). Allen spent eight years as Artistic Director of Winnipeg’s Prairie Theatre Exchange before becoming Artistic Director of Young People’s Theatre in 2002.