Mister Brendan Healy | CV
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  • The 20th of November (Lars Noren), Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto
  • PIG (Tim Luscombe), Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto
  • Entertaining Mr. Sloane (Joe Orton), Soulpepper, Toronto
  • Arigato, Tokyo (Daniel MacIvor), Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto
  • Breath in Between (Anton Piatigorski), Summerworks Festival, Toronto
  • The Maids (Jean Genet), Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto
  • Blasted (Sarah Kane), Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto
  • I Was Barbie (Nina Arsenault), Summerworks, Toronto
  • Breakfast (Independent Auntie Theatre) Theatre Centre and Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto
  • The Silicone Diaries (Nina Arsenault) Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto, Magnetic North Festival, Ottawa, Theatre Lachapelle, Montréal and The Cultch, Vancouver
  • Liliom (Ferenc Molnar), National Theatre School of Canada, Montréal
  • Everything I’ve Got (Jess Dobkin), Dixon Place, New York City
  • I Am My Own Wife (Doug Wright), Theatre Kingston, Kingston
  • The Importance of Being Earnest (Oscar Wilde), National Theatre  School of Canada, Montréal
  • Fewer Emergencies (Martin Crimp), Summerworks, Toronto
  • Weathering Architecture (Filiz Klassen) Harbourfront Centre, HATCH, Toronto
  • Titanica, The Great Battle Gown, Edmund C. Asher, 1967 (Sébastien Harrisson), Concordia University Theatre Department, Montréal
  • Dying to be Sick (Le malade imaginaire), (Molière as translated by John Van Burek and Andrienne Clarkson) Pleiades, Toronto and the National Arts Centre, Ottawa
  • A Thought in Three Parts (Wallace Shawn), Summerworks, Toronto
  • Action (Sam Shepard), Equity Showcase Theatre, Toronto
  • Connect the Dots (Small Wooden Shoe), Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto
  • Do You Have Any Idea How Fast You Were Going? (Small Wooden Shoe), Rhubarb Festival, Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto

Artistic Director, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto

  • Full oversight of organization-wide strategies, including artistic programming, strategic planning, board governance, financial stability, community engagement, and staff management.


Guest Instructor, National Theatre of Canada, Montréal

  • Regular teacher the Acting, Playwriting, and Directing Programs.


Soulpepper Academy Member, Soulpepper Theatre, Toronto

  • Training in directing, designing and acting within a classical repertoire.
  • Mentorship by members of Soulpepper’s administrative and artistic staff in the running of a large-scale theatre company.


Associate Artist, Crow’s Theatre, Toronto

  • Provision of artistic support to the company’s artistic director, Chris Abraham.
  • Co-curator (in association with the Harbourfront Centre and the Theatre Centre) of a conference on contemporary performance, “The Culture Congress”, which ran in conjunction with the 2008 Free Fall Festival.


Intern, New York City Players, New York City

  • Performance of a variety of administrative duties for this Obie Award winning alternative theatre company.

Masters in International Arts Management

  • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
  • l’École des hautes études commerciales, Montréal, Québec
  • SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy


Diploma in Directing

  • National Theatre School of Canada, Montréal, Québec


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre, Specialization in Performance 

  • Concordia University, Montréal, Québec
  • Best Director in Toronto as voted by the readers of NOW Magazine
  • Dora Mavor Moore Awards for Outstanding Direction and Production Blasted (Sarah Kane)
  • Multiple Dora Mavor Moore Award nominations
  • Pauline McGibbon Award (Director Category)
  • Ken McDougall Award