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Bob White

2015: Director of New Plays. Dramaturge of The Diary of Anne Frank and The Last Wife. Seventh season. Stratford: Dramaturge of Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Christina, The Girl King, Taking Shakespeare, Hirsch, Hosanna and King of Thieves. Elsewhere: Artistic Director, Alberta Theatre Projects, Calgary (1999 to 2009); Co-Director, Banff Playwrights Colony (1997 to 2009); Artistic Director, Factory Theatre, Toronto (1979 to 1987). Director of over 75 productions including, most recently, Mary’s Wedding and Abraham Lincoln Goes to the Theatre (ATP), Così Fan Tutte (Calgary Opera/Emerging Artists) and The Clockmaker (Tarragon, Toronto, and ATP). Training: Loyola College, Montreal, and University of Alberta. Awards: Member, Order of Canada; Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD), University of Calgary; Diamond Jubilee Medal; eight Betty Mitchell Award nominations and three wins: “Outstanding Direction” (Calgary).