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Seana McKenna

23rd season: Constance in King John and Mother Courage in Mother Courage and Her Children. Eighteen Shakespearean roles including Richard III (Stratford Festival); Beatrice, Lady Macbeth (Manitoba Theatre Centre); Hermione (Kansas City Rep); Cleopatra (Centaur); Rosalind (World Stage). Stratford: Mary Stuart, Blithe Spirit, The Matchmaker, Elektra, Dangerous Liaisons, Medea, Phèdre, The Trojan Women, Private Lives, Present Laughter, Fallen Angels, The Glass Menagerie, Night of the Iguana, Good Mother, Shakespeare’s Will. Elsewhere: Over 80 other productions, including Napoli! at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater in February; 28 productions directed by husband Miles Potter. Honours: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Doctor of Sacred Letters (Trinity College), Honorary MFA in Acting (ACT). Three Dora Awards: Saint Joan (Theatre Plus), Orpheus Descending (MTC/Mirvish), directing Valley Song (New Globe). Jessie Award: Wit (Vancouver Playhouse/Canadian Stage). Genie Award: The Hanging Garden. Executive board member of the Actors’ Fund of Canada. Upcoming: Testament at ACT.