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James MacDonald

Role: Director
Categories: Saving Graceland Creative Team

 James is a director, actor, and theatre educator who has worked at and played in many theatres across Canada. In Ontario his directing credits include Julius Caesar (Stratford Festival), The Old Ladies (Shaw Festival), The Buddy Holly Story (Thousand Islands Playhouse), and several productions at Canadian Stage. He has been involved in the development of over 50 new Canadian Plays, including GLORY, which played at Drayton in 2019 as part of a cross-Canada tour. James is the artistic director at Western Canada Theatre in Kamloops, where he has directed 12 productions, including Jesus Christ Superstar, The Drowning Girls, Grease, and Sleight of Mind. He is the former Associate AD at the Citadel Theatre, where he directed or acted in 24 productions over 10 years. He feels very privileged to work at Blyth in the 50th Anniversary season on this beautiful play by Gil Garratt.

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