Walt Whitman’s Secret nominated for 6 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards Romeo and Juliet The List The Love of Don Perlimplin Odyssey The Pitmen Painters Titus Andronicus The Odyssey The Centre of Everything Civilised

Walt Whitman’s Secret nominated for 6 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards

Walt Whitman’s Secret nominated for 6 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards including Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Production

Romeo and Juliet

By William Shakespeare
Adapted and Directed by Jack Paterson and Mark Modzelewski
Cardiff Open Air Theatre Festival: Everyman 16

“…innovative…challenging…daring…a frisson of new energy…taking the leap into the unknown…” – MyTheatreMates.com

The List

By Jennifer Tremblay & Translated By Shelley Tepperman
Directed by Jack Paterson
“…the power of words and an actor to conjure a complex, emotional world…elegant, essential and poetic…” – The Vancouver Sun

The Love of Don Perlimplin

By F. Garcia Lorca, The Shaw Festival
“A bold and visual exploration of Lorca’s text, with beautiful choreography and stunning music”
Ashlie Corcoran, A Thousand Island Playhouse

Odyssey

Inspired by Homer’s Epic Poem
Devised By The Ensemble | Directed By Jack Paterson
“…an astonishing show!” – Simon Usher, Director (RSC, The Print Room)

The Pitmen Painters

By Lee Hall | Directed By Jack Paterson
“…one of the most consistently pleasing shows In recent memory.” – The Province

Titus Andronicus

By William Shakespeare
Adapted and Directed by Jack Paterson
“…one of the best shows in a strong season…Paterson makes the play’s relevance inarguable.”
Colin Thomas, The Georgia Straight

The Odyssey

Adapted from the epic poem by Homer
By John Murrell | Directed by Jack Paterson
Carousel Theatre for Young People
“…so imaginatively conceived…Highest praise: my eight-year-old companion talked about this show all night and well into the next day.” Colin Thomas, The Georgia Straight

The Centre of Everything Civilised

By Kate Weneberg | Directed by Jack Paterson
“Stunning, Sexy, Heartbreaking…Just see it”
Mooney On Theatre

About

Jack is an award winning creator, director, dramaturge, producer and actor whose work and study has taken across Canada, the U.K. and around the world.  His work has ranged from contemporary devising, cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary projects to main stage and classical theatre.

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Awards

Jack's work has been nominated for over 25 awards with many wins including "Outstanding Production".  He personally has been nominated for five "Outstanding Direction" awards and is the recipient of "The Ray Michal Award for Outstanding Body of Work".

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Blog: The Theatre Backpacker

With a backpack, a pair of hiking boots, and well-worn passport, theatremaker Jack Paterson set out to explore theatre practices across the world. Part travelogue and part interviews series, we meet with international producers, artists, and creators exploring their creative process and their projects.

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Development

Jack has trained at leading international institutions including Circle in the Square (NYC), GITIS (Moscow, RU) and ISI (Denpasar, IND) and received his MFA from the East 15 Acting School (London, UK) with The University of Essex.  Recent residencies include Shakespeare's Globe (London, UK).

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09th Mar 2015

Acting 2014: The Patron Saint of Stanley Park (Prince George, CAN)

"I knew he was winning when I recognized myself…” – The Prince George Citizen

09th Mar 2015

Devising 2014: Odyssey (London, UK)

"…an astonishing show!” - Simon Usher, Director (Royal Court, RSC)

09th Mar 2015

New Works 2014: Dream – A Musical (London, UK)

"...a beautiful show.”- Anthony Clark (former AD of The Hampstead Theatre)

09th Mar 2015

Professional Development 2014: Balinese Performing Arts

"...take the time to take in the details or you might miss something beautiful.” - Mr. Agung Rai, the founder of ARMA Foundation and Museum

09th Mar 2015

Production 2014: BoucheWHACKED!

Contemporary works in translation from across Canada

10th Mar 2015

Professional Development 2014: G.I.T.I.S. (Moscow, RU)

The Stanislavski System and Meyerhold’s Biomechanics

10th Mar 2015

Mainstage 2014: The Pitmen Painters (Vancouver, CAN)

"...one of the most consistently pleasing shows in recent memory.” - The Province

10th Mar 2015

2013 in Review

Professional Development, Producing, Dramaturgy, Translation & Filmaking

06th Apr 2015

Artistic Director Mentorship: 3 Provinces, 3 Mandates, 3 Companies

Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal, Theatre Conspiracy & The Magnetic North Theatre Festival

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