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List of notable or famous theatre directors from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top theatre directors born in Canada and even some popular theatre directors who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian theatre directors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These theatre directors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known theatre director from Canada is included when available.

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This historic theatre directors from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian theatre directors of note?" and "Who are the most famous theatre directors from Canada?" These prominent theatre directors of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian theatre directors.

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Rodolphe Albert Millaire, CC, CQ is an actor and theatre director. Soon after completing his studies at the Conservatoire d’art dramatique du Québec Millaire became a leading light on the Quebec theatre scene. He was particularly noted in performances in Alfred de Musset's Lorenzaccio, Molière's ...more

Age: 82

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Profession: Theatre Director, Actor

Credits: Sur le Seuil, Vanished, Mustang, Adventures in Rainbow Country, D'Iberville

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Antony Holland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Theatre Directors from Canada
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Antony Holland CM is an English actor, playwright, and theatre director. Currently he lives on Gabriola Island, British Columbia, Canada. ...more

Age: 97

Birthplace: Tiverton, Devon, United Kingdom

Profession: Theatre Director, Actor, Playwright

Credits: The Accused, Bingo, Cousins, K2, A Piano for Mrs. Cimino, + more

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Atom Egoyan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Theatre Directors from Canada
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Atom Egoyan, OC is a Canadian stage director and film director. Egoyan made his career breakthrough with Exotica, a film set primarily in and around the fictional Exotica strip club. Egoyan was born to Armenian parents in Egypt. His family moved to Canada when he was two years old. His work often ...more

Age: 56

Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt

Profession: Television director, Theatre Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, + more

Credits: The Sweet Hereafter, Exotica, This Film Is Not Yet Rated, Devil's Knot, The Saddest Music in the World, + more

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Brian Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Theatre Directors from Canada
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Brian Macdonald, CC was a Canadian dancer, choreographer, director of opera, theatre and musical theatre. Born in Montreal, while a student at McGill University in 1957, Macdonald directed the satirical revue My Fur Lady which went on a national tour of 402 performances. Macdonald was an original ...more

Age: 88

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Profession: Ballet Dancer, Theatre Director, Choreographer

Credits: Ensemble for Somnambulists

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