Trevor has been an actor, director, writer and dramaturg for over 25 years. In 2011 he received the Betty Mitchell Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance as Billy Bibbit in Theatre Calgary's production of One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest. As an actor he’s been seen at Theatre Calgary, Lunchbox Theatre, Sage Theatre, Vertigo Theatre, Stage West and the Garry Theatre. Directing credits include, Medea and 33 Swoons for Rocky Mountain College, Courage for Lost Boy Productions, SHE and Matadora for Trepan Theatre, Heroes for Sage Theatre, When Girls Collide, Columbo: Prescription Murder and Columbo Takes The Rap for Vertigo Theatre and Life After Hockey and The Complete Works of W. Shakespeare (Abridged) for Lunchbox Theatre. He’s also an ensemble member of Dirty Laundry and for 10 years was the writer/producer of the annual Betty Mitchell Awards for professional theatre in Calgary. He’s also been known to play the drums.
Artistic Associate - EDMONTON
Born in Montréal and raised in Edmonton, Bevin holds a Master of Fine Arts in Playwriting from the Lir Academy/Trinity College Dublin, as well as a Bachelor in Arts in Drama from the University of Alberta. Her most recent play, The Drowned (formerly titled 27/37) was presented as part of the SkirtsAfire Festival Peep Show Reading Series. Last year, she premiered her play Slack Tide (2017 Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival), as well as a piece of her own devising titled The Author Will See You Now (Common Ground Arts Society’s Found Festival). Her play, Deadstock, was awarded the 2016 Alberta Playwriting Competition’s Novitiate Prize, and featured in reading series at the 2015 Tiger Dublin Fringe, as well as at Script Salon (supported by the Playwright’s Guild of Canada and Alberta Playwrights’ Network). She has been a member of APN's RBC Emerging Artist Mentorship Program, the Citadel Theatre’s Playwrights Forum, and the Citadel Theatre's Young Playwriting Company.
Resident Dramaturg - North
Heather's background in Dramaturgy and new play development includes credit in well over 100 workshops and staged readings of new Canadian plays. She has had the privilege to work with playwrights across the country in a wide variety of development contexts.
She currently leads the Citadel Theatre Young Playwriting Company -an advanced program available upon invitation only, for promising writers ages 18-24. The program includes intensive one-on-one and group dramaturgy, guest instructors from the professional theatre community, readings, and professional workshops.
Past appointments include serving as Dramaturg at Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre from 2007-2010 where as the senior artistic staff person at the Centre she worked with playwrights across the province and represented SPC on the national stage. Among many contracts and activities she has also served as the convener of the Playwright Development Centres of Canada, The Artist in Residence (Festival Dramaturg) NotaBle Acts Summer Theatre Festival in Fredericton New Brunswick, and Guest Dramaturg at the Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre Colony. Learn more about Heather’s awards, achievements, and theatre experience on her website: www.heatheringlis.net