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Miles Potter

Director

Miles has a long history with the Blyth Festival, acting and directing many productions including the premiere of Beverley Cooper’s Innocence Lost as well as Mark Crawford’s Stag and Doe and The New Canadian Curling Club. Stratford: Director: Medea, Romeo and Juliet, Good Mother, The Taming of the Shrew, The Glass Menagerie, Orpheus Descending, Shakespeare’s Will, Richard III (with Seana McKenna as the King), The Physicists, Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Miles’s first season at Stratford was as an actor playing Caliban in John Hirsch’s production of The Tempest. Elsewhere: Productions at virtually all of Canada’s major theatres, including 16 productions for the Manitoba Theatre Centre and three commercial shows for Mirvish Productions. Awards: Dora Award, The Drawer Boy (Toronto), Jessie Award, The Taming of the Shrew (Vancouver). Miles has also been a teacher at various schools and universities.