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Andrea Donaldson



Director, Love and Information Andrea Donaldson is Associate Artistic Director at Tarragon Theatre where she has directed Anna Chatterton’s Within the Glass and Erin Shields’ Soliciting Temptation as well as numerous workshops. Outside of Tarragon, directing credits include the Dora-nominated projects: The Atomic Weight of Happiness (Hub 14, The Loop Theatre & UNO Festival), Montparnasse (Theatre Passe Muraille), Offensive Fouls (Theatre Direct), The Unfortunate Misadventures of Masha Galinski (FemFest, UNO Festival,Factory Theatre, Diesel Theatre, Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace). Andrea has directed Beautiful Man, A Glimpse of Me with SPiLL Propogation in Gatineau, Internationally touring Mistatim with Red Sky Performance, CLEAVE – New Words Festival at the National Theatre School of Canada, Tyumen, Then at the VECC, The Young Company at The Blyth Festival, Howard Barker’s The Possibilities (SummerWorks), Rob Baker’s Crack (Rhubarb Festival & The Office in Vancouver), as well as her own play Garden (Rhubarb Festival). Andrea trained at the Stratford Festival in the Michael Langham Workshop in Classical Direction, with the SITI Company in NYC, attended Peter Hinton’s Directors’ Masterclass at Magnetic North, and is a graduate of the School for Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University and Toronto’s Claude Watson School for the Arts. Andrea was honoured with Stratford’s Jean Gascon Award for Direction, has been nominated for the Pauline McGibbon Award, for the John Hirsch Directing Award and has received a Dora Award for Outstanding Performance and Outstanding Production for performing in Theatre Direct’s URGE project And By the Way, Miss. Upcoming: Mistatim at YPT, Janet Wilson Meets the Queen by Beverley Cooper and Romeo & Juliet with Shakespeare in the Ruff.