PAUL VAN DYCK

ACTRA/CAEA/Playwrights Guild of Canada

DIRECTING/PLAYWRITING CREDITS

WHEN MEMORIES HAVE US (2016/2018) Segal Centre for Performing Arts

PARADISE LOST (2009-2017) NYC Frigid Festival/Edinburgh Festival/Rabbit in a Hat Prod.

THE HARVESTER (2012/2016) Rabbit in a Hat Productions

BLOOD WILD (2014/2016) Rabbit in a Hat Productions/Next Stage Theatre Festival 

THE NISEI & THE NARNAUKS (2015) Montréal, Arts Interculturels & Persephone Productions

OROONOKO (2013) Montréal, Arts Interculturels & Persephone Productions

MISS SUGARPUSS MUST DIE! (2010-2012) Centaur Wildside/Segal Centre

HAUNTED (2009, 2011) Rabbit in a Hat Productions/Hudson Village Theatre

THE CYCLOPS (2003, 2008) Rabbit in a Hat Productions/Centaur Wildside

THE SUM OF ALL CHEERS (2006) The Montreal All-Star Cheerleaders

KABARETT: A CHEERICAL (2004, 2005) Montreal All-Star Cheerleaders/Centaur Wildside

THE ADVENTURES OF MOUSE & CRAB (2001) Rabbit in a Hat Productions

THEATRE DIRECTING CREDITS

THE TROPHY HUNT (2019) Rabbit in a Hat Productions

MAGNIFICENCE (2019) Doctor Keir Co

JONNO (2018) Rabbit in a Hat Productions/Next Stage Theatre Festival

HYENA SUBPOENA (2016/2017) Singapore Fringe Festival & CAFF tour

SOCIAL STUDIES (2014) Centaur Theatre Company

STILL STANDS THE HOUSE (2013) The Shaw Festival Directors Project

CORNERED (2011, 2013) Rabbit in a Hat Productions/Infinitheatre

EQUUS (2011) Village Scene Productions

MISSION DRIVE (2010) Rabbit in a Hat Productions

PENUMBRA (2009, 2010) Centaur Wildside, Rabbit in a Hat Productions 

PLAYWRITING CREDITS

SIBERIAN SUMMER (upcoming) Segal Centre for Performing Arts

FRANKENSTEIN: with Rick Miller & Craig Francis (upcoming) Kidoons & WYRD Productions

DOTH PROTEST (2016) Driftwood Theatre, Trafalgar 24

THE HARVESTER: Libretto (2016) FAWN Chamber Creative

A CHRISTMAS SONG (2012) Centaur Theatre Company (Urban Tales)

SAHARA CROSSING (2006, 2007, 2009) Centaur Wildside, Rabbit in a Hat Productions

SHAKESPEARE: THE LOST PLAY (2003) Repercussion Theatre

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTING CREDITS

LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN: Dir. Peter Hinton The Shaw Festival 2013

ENCHANTED APRIL: Dir. Jackie Maxwell The Shaw Festival 2013

 

OPERA DIRECTING CREDITS

ERWARTUNG (upcoming) Aradia Ensemble

THE HARVESTER (upcoming) Aradia Ensemble

 

FILM DIRECTING CREDITS 

A MOTION AWAY (2016) Bright Young Things Productions

 

ACCOLADES

Patron’s Pick (Paradise Lost) Toronto Fringe Festival 2018

Patron’s Pick (The Harvester) Toronto Fringe Festival 2016

Outstanding Contribution to Theatre (Nisei & The Narnauks) Montreal English Theatre Awards 2015

Fratti-Newman Award Finalist (Nisei & The Narnauks) Castillo Theatre 2015

Le Prix Fred Barry (Blood Wild) Montreal Fringe Festival 2014

New Play Contest Winner (Blood Wild) Toronto Fringe Festival 2014

2nd Best Production in Montreal (Oroonoko) Montreal Gazette 2013

Newborn Festival Finalist (Oroonoko) Manhattan Theater Works 2013

Awarded Outstanding Director (Oroonoko) Montreal English Theatre Awards 2013

Awarded Best Drama (The Harvester) Atlantic Fringe Festival 2012

Awarded Fringe Hit (The Harvester) Atlantic Fringe Festival 2012

Awarded Best Production (Paradise Lost) New York City Frigid Festival 2011

Sold Out Award (Paradise Lost) New York City Frigid Festival 2011

Voted 3rd Best Play in Montreal (Equus) Montreal Mirror Readers Poll 2011

Awarded Best Production (Paradise Lost) Atlantic Fringe Festival 2011

Awarded Fringe Hit (Paradise Lost) Atlantic Fringe Festival 2011

Awarded Best Costumes (Miss Sugarpuss Must Die!) Montreal English Critics Circle Awards 2010

Awarded Best Production (Miss Sugarpuss Must Die!) Montreal Fringe Festival 2010

Named One of Montreal’s Top Emerging Artists Nightlife Magazine 2010

Awarded Revelation of the Year Montreal English Critics Circle Awards 2009

 

TRAINING

Directors Lab Mediterranean, Beirut, Lebanon (2019)

Directors Lab North, Toronto, ON. (2017)

B.A. with Honours in Specialized Studies in Stage and Screen, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON. (2000)

MISCELLANEOUS

Playwrights Guild of Canada Quebec National Forum Representative (2014/15)

Participant of the Neil Munro Intern Directors Project at the Shaw Festival (2013)

Artistic/Executive Director of Rabbit in a Hat Productions (2001-present)

Head Writer/Director of The Montreal All-Star Cheerleaders (2004-2006)  

Aptitude in Classical/12 String Guitar, Bass, Flute, Harmonica, Piano, Voice, and Percussion 

Extensive Travel Experience in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America