(September 2011- Current)
Brett has been an active member of the Canadian Theatre community since graduating from George Brown theatre school in 2001. Celebrated as both an actor and a director, he has worked with a variety of theatre companies including, but not limited to: the Stratford Festival, Arts Club, Canadian Stage, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Theatre by the Bay, Segal Theatre, Magnus Theatre, Sunshine Festival, Port Hope Festival, Actors Repertory Company, Convergence Theatre, and Thousand Islands Playhouse. He was the recipient of both the Masques and Mecca Awards for his performance of the solo show I Am My Own Wife at the Segal Centre in Montreal and his direction of The Tempest for Barrie’s Theatre by the Bay in 2011 was named one of the country’s top productions by Robert Cushman of the National Post. Brett has worked in an administrative capacity for a number of theatre organizations, including Buddies in Bad Times, Actors Repertory, and the Thousand Islands Playhouse where he was the Head of Marketing and Development under AD Greg Wanless. He currently resides in Kingston with his wife and two daughters.
BA (York University, English/Theatre) has been employed in the administration and management of charitable, not-for-profit arts organizations for over 30 years. During his career he has worked with the Centaur Theatre Company (Montréal), Kingston Symphony, Caravan Stage Society, Kingston Artists’ Association (Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre). As a volunteer, Ted served for four years on the executive of the Kingston Arts Council from 1999 to 2003. Ted was also employed by the Kingston Arts Council as the Grants Director working on the administration of the City of Kingston Arts Fund from 2007 to 2015.