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Ken Schwartz

Second season: Assistant director of Romeo and Juliet. Elsewhere (as director): Over 30 productions for Two Planks and a Passion Theatre, including The Odyssey, Our Town, Rockbound and Lysistrata. Most recently directed Six Characters in Search of an Author for Dalhousie University. Training: Two-time graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada in directing ('92) and technical production ('90). Awards: Merritt Awards for outstanding director ('09, '10) and outstanding production ('08, '09, '10), the Established Artist Recognition Award from the Province of Nova Scotia ('08) and the Queen's Golden ('02) and Diamond ('12) Jubilee Medals. His production of Rockbound was a finalist for the Nova Scotia Masterworks Award in 2010. Et cetera: Currently the Artistic Director of Two Planks and a Passion Theatre (www.twoplanks.ca), which is the resident company at the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts (www.artscentre.ca), of which Ken is a co-founder.