Simon Mallett
c/o Downstage - EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts - 205 8th Avenue SE - Calgary, AB - T2G 0K9
Phone: (403) 889-0760 - E-mail: simon@downstage.ca

Height - 5' 10 1/2"Weight - 190 lbs.
Eyes - BlueHair - Brown
D.O.B. - March 24th, 1979

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Directing Resumé - Playwriting Resumé - Acting Resumé - Design Resumé - Training & Other Info


Training

University of Calgary: Masters of Fine Arts - Directing: 2003 - 2006

  • Directing - Dawn McCaugherty
  • Playwriting - Clem Martini
  • Director/Designer Collaboration - Douglas McCullough, Brian Smith, James Andrews
  • Theatre History & Theory - Penny Farfan, James Dugan

    University of Guelph: Bachelor of Arts Honours - Drama Major: 1998 - 2002 (Graduated with Distinction)

  • Acting - Judith Thompson, Guillermo Verdecchia, Lorraine Behnan, Paul Mulholland, Ann Wilson, Alan Filewod
  • Directing - Duncan MacIntosh, Alan Filewod, Paul Mulholland
  • Playwriting - Judith Thompson, Guillermo Verdecchia
  • Theatre History & Theory - Alan Filewod, Paul Mulholland, Richard Paul Knowles, Allan Watts, Harry Lane
  • Technical Theatre & Design - Allan Watts, Paul Ord, Jerrard Smith

    The Academy at The Stratford Festival: 2000

  • Voice - Janine Pearson, Ann Skinner
  • Movement - Kelly McEvenue
  • Alexander Technique - Kelly McEvenue

    Additional Classes & Workshops

  • Stage Combat - Shrew'd Business (Brian Brockenshire & Ceris Thomas)
  • Meisner Technique - Company of Rogues Actors' Studio (Christianne Hirt)
  • Acting for the Camera - Company of Rogues Actors' Studio (Joe-Norman Shaw)
  • Playwriting - Sharon Pollock, Eugene Stickland, Marty Chan
  • Dramaturgy - Martin Kinch
  • Directing - Vanessa Porteous
  • Performance Creation - Daniel Brooks
  • Theatre Production - James DeFelice

    Teaching
    Company of Rogues Actors' Studio (January 2006 - present)

  • Professional Development
  • Solo Performance Creation
  • Scene Study
  • Meisner Technique
  • Theatre Auditions & Monologues
  • Other Experience

  • Founder and Artistic Producer of Downstage: 2004-present
  • Studio Coordinator and Instructor for Company of Rogues Actors' Studio: 2005-present
  • Artistic Associate with Bubonic Tourist Performance Creation Society: 2004-2006
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Calgary's Alliance of Community Theatres: 2004-2006
  • Founder and Artistic Director of Phantasmagoria Productions: 2001-2003
  • Coordinator, Writer, Director & Actor for The Wellness Education Training Troupe, U of Guelph: 2000-2003
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Co-Coordinator of Publicity, Guelph Little Theatre: 2002-2003
  • Member of the Drama Students Federation, University of Guelph: 2000-2002

    Awards & Recognition
  • Nominated for 6 CAT Awards (presented by Calgary's Alliance of Community Theatres) - July 2006
  • Outstanding Production of a Play (A Line in the Sand as Producer & Director)
  • Outstanding Direction of a Play (pppeeeaaaccceee)
  • Outstanding Direction of a Play (A Line in the Sand)
  • Outstanding Scenic Design (pppeeeaaaccceee)
  • Outstanding Sound Design (A Line in the Sand)
  • Outstanding Sound Design (Prometheus Bound)
  • Awarded Enbridge Emerging Artist Award - Random Acts Festival - May 2006
  • Awarded Outstanding Original Script - Calgary Region One-Act Play Festival: Pulling the Wool - March 2005
  • Nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Major Role - WODL Festival - March 2003
  • Awarded Outstanding Ensemble Work for Cosi - WODL Festival - March 2003
  • Awarded the J. Percy Smith Drama Prize - University of Guelph - June 2002
  • Awarded the University of Guelph Alumni Drama Prize - June 2001
  • Awarded the Oxford University Press Drama Prize - University of Guelph - June 2000

    Special Skills
  • English accent
  • Semi-professional magician
  • Balloon animals
  • Sports (Baseball, Basketball, Football, Tennis, Volleyball & Others)
  • Conversational French & Spanish
    Current Projects - Theatrical Resumé - Written Work - Downstage - Headshots - Contact Simon