30 Years of Theatre

OH CANYEN (1984) Dean Gilmour, Michele Smith, Micah Barnes, Dominque Abel, Shirley Cheechoo and Fiona Gordon (l-r)

1981

Just Married – duMaurier World Stage, Toronto

1982-85

No Escape – Toronto, Sarrbrucken. Rome, Hamburg, Nuremberg, Bonn, Vancouver, St. John’s, Copenhagen, Avignon

No Escape (1982) Michele Smith and Dean Gilmour (l-r)

1984

O Canayen! – Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto

1985

Carmen, An Opera for Two Clowns – Theatre Centre, Toronto

1986

You Either Fly or Fall – The Poor Alex, Toronto

No Escape (1982) Michele Smith and Dean Gilmour (l-r)

Commedia, A Tale of Passion (by Carlo Gozzi, adaptation by Smith/Gilmour) – Theatre Centre, Toronto

1987 – Co-founded The Poor Alex Group with Crow’s & Theatre Columbus

Rites of Spring – The Poor Alex (produced with Theatre Beyond Words) Dora nomination
Carmen, The Sequel – The Poor Alex

The Green Bird (by Carlo Gozzi) – The Poor Alex, Four Dora nominations, Chalmers New Canadian Play nomination

1988

The Dispute (by Pierre de Marivaux) – The Poor Alex

Trouble is my Business – The Poor Alex, Dora nomination

1989

The Miser (by Moliere) – The Poor Alex

Chekhov's shorts (1999) Diana Tso, Patricia Marceau and Dean Gilmour. (l-r)

1990

The Imaginary Invalid (by Moliere) – The Poor Alex

1990-93

To Cry is Not So – Toronto, Victoria, Edmonton, Vancouver, St. John’s, London, Oxford, Brighton, Leicester, Beaumaris, Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Four Dora nominations

TO CRY IS NOT SO (1992) Dean Gilmour

The Serpent Woman (by Carlo Gozzi, adapted by Smith/Gilmour/J. Sherman) – The Poor Alex

1993-98

In the Wings of Eden (Smith/Gilmour/D. Cave) – Toronto (Poor Alex & Tarragon), Chemnitz, Plauen, Dresden, Edmonton, Winnipeg, St. John’s, Chisinau, Sibiu, Belgrade, Shopje, Thessaloniki, Calgary

1994

The Decameron – duMaurier World Stage, Toronto

1995

The Time and Place (by Botho Strauss) – Factory Theatre, Toronto, Four Dora nominations

Strangers in the Night (by Smith/Gilmour/H. Olschok) – Premieres at Begegnungen 95 International Theatre Festival, Chemnitz, Jena, Toronto

Strangers in the Night (1994) Dean Gilmour and Michele Smith. (l-r)

1996 Founding members of The Group of Seven Theatres

Kaldewey, Farce (by Botho Strauss) – Canadian Stage, Toronto

Le Malade Imaginaire (by Moliere) – co-production with Theatre Francais at Canadian Stage, Two Dora nominations, One Dora award

1997

Sam’s Last Dance (by Sean Dixon) – The Theatre Centre, Toronto. Only Canadian theatre company invited to Cultural Capitol of Europe celebrations in Thessaloniki; performed In the Wings of Eden. Dante’s Inferno workshop (by Smith/Gilmour with the company)

1998

Dante’s Inferno premiere at the Factory Theatre, Toronto

The Cherry Orchard – co-production with Theatre Columbus at Canadian Stage

1999

In the Wings of Eden – tour to Eastern Front, Dartmouth NS

1999-2001

Chekhov’s shorts (adapted from Chekhov by Smith/Gilmour/the Company) – Toronto (15 weeks), Vancouver, Edmonton, Dartmouth, Hong Kong, Montreal. Three Dora Mavor Moore Awards

Grimm (2010)

2002

Chekhov’s longs…In the Ravine (adapted from Chekhov by Smith/Gilmour with the company)-produced in association with Factory Theatre, Toronto. Four Dora Mavor Moore Awards ALSO PRESENTED AT Carrefour International Theatre Festival, Quebec City

2003

Chekhov’s shorts – Firehall Theatre, Vancouver

Chekhov Longs… In the Ravine – Magnetic North Theatre Festival, National Arts Centre, Ottawa; Festival des Ameriques, Montreal, Quebec

Chekhov’s shorts and Chekhov Longs… In the Ravine – in repertory, in association with Factory Theatre, Toronto

Chekhov's Heartache (2005) Michele Smith, Monica Dottor and Clarie Calnan (l-r)

Dr. Chekhov: Ward 6 (adapted from Chekhov by Smith/Gilmour/the Company) – in association with Factory Theatre, Toronto

Chekhov’s shorts- National Theatre of China, Beijing, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre and Macau Cultural Arts Centre.

2005

Chekhov’s Heartache (adapted from Chekhov by Smith and Gilmour with the company)-in association with Factory Theatre, Toronto

Chekhov’s shorts- Ontario Tour: St. Catherines, Kitchener, Chatham, Windsor, Brampton, Barrie and Markham

2006

Chekhov’s Heartacheremount at the Factory Theatre

Chekhov’s shorts– Chiang Kia Shek International Theatre Festival, Taipei

Chekhov longs…In the Ravine– Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre, Ontario Tour: St. Catherines, Kitchener, Brampton, Barrie and Parry Sound; Artistic Fraud, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon.

GRIMM too (2010) Pragna Desai

2007

Lu Xun Blossoms – co-production Theatre Smtih-Gilmour and Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre (adapted from Lu Xun by Smith and Gilmour with the company)-Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre, People’s Art Theatre-Beijing, Hong Kong Cultural Arts Centre, Sapphire Theatre- Guangzhou and Macau Cultural Arts Centre. Chekhov’s shorts-Chekhov International Theatre Festival, Moscow.

2008

Katherine Mansfield (created by Smith and Gilmour with the company) in association with Factory Theatre, Toronto.

2009

SPENT developed with Adam Paolozza and Ravi Jain. Presented at Factory Theatre in October. Dora Award.

2010

Grimm in association with Factory Theatre, Toronto was presented in February 2010.

Ward 6 (2004) Michele Smith, Dean Gilmour, Paul Fauteux and Ann-Marie Kerr (l-r)

Ward 6 (2004) Michele Smith, Dean Gilmour, Paul Fauteux and Ann-Marie Kerr (l-r)