2019 Company

ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Julie Haddow – Managing Director

Nikola Tonn – Development Coordinator

Bottomline Productions – Publicist

Ryan Parker – Festival Photographer

ARTISTIC TEAM

Dave Horak – Director, The Winter's Tale

Megan Koshka – Festival Costume Designer

Scott Peters – Festival Lighting Designer

Matthew Skopyk – Sound Designer/Composer 

PRODUCTION TEAM

Clayton Rodney – Festival Production Manager/Technical Director

Kris Aasen – Site Production Manager/Technical Director

Edmonton Opera Society Scenic Shop – Set & Prop Construction

Christy Hutchinson – Head of Wardrobe

Meghan Wearne - Head Of Lighting

Nic Juba - Sound Technician

STAGE MANAGEMENT TEAM

Kerry Johnson

Molly Pearson

Rachel Dawn Woods

 

ACTORS

Oscar Derkx 

Cole Humeny 

Jesse Gervais

Nathan Cuckow

Sheldon Elter

Kevin Sutley

Ben Stevens

Troy O’Donnell

Gianna Vacirca

Patricia Cerra

Bobbi Goddard

Stephanie Wolfe

Belinda Cornish

Nadien Chu

Robert Benz

YOUNG COMPANY

Emily Corcoran

Christina Nguyen

Krystal Johnson

OUR MISSION

The Free Will Players are a not-for-profit theatre company formed in 1989 to present the Freewill Shakespeare Festival in the beautiful Edmonton river Valley under the Heritage Amphitheatre Tent in Hawrelak Park. 

 

The company creates professional, contemporary, innovative productions of the works of William Shakespeare that are accessible to all audiences, regardless of age, ability, education, or income levels, while also developing new audiences and mentoring theatre professionals of the future.

OUR MANDATE
  • To explore and produce the works of William Shakespeare in an outdoor setting as interpreted by an ensemble of professional Canadian actors, directors, designers and technicians.

  • To illuminate in a bold, modern way the humanity of Shakespeare and explore the relevance of his themes for contemporary audiences.

  • To provide further investigation of Shakespeare’s world and his impact on present day theatre and dramatic thought.

  • To inspire young artists in further enjoyment of Shakespeare.

  • To remain financially accessible to all, regardless of financial situation.

CONTACT US

Phone:780 425 8086

Email:Info@freewillshakespeare.com

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Shows run rain or shine

Evening shows start at 8pm, Sat. and Sun. Mat. 2pm

No main stage shows on Monday

Onsite Box Office Hours

(Start June 18, 2019)

Tuesday- Friday: 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Sat. & Sun. Matinee: 12:30pm - 2:15pm​
Sat. & Sun. 6:30pm - 8:15pm

GATES OPEN:

Approx. 45 min before shows start.