Welcome Bea Quarrie as Festival 2014 Adjudicator

We are excited to welcome Bea Quarrie as our adjudicator for Theatre Ontario Festival, running May 14 to 18, 2014 in Sarnia.  Bea has most recently adjudicated the 2013 Western Ontario Drama League Festival and the 2012 Eastern Ontario Drama League One-Act Festival.

Bea QuarrieAs an adjudicator, director, and performer, Bea has always believed in the transformative power of the arts.  She has directed over 85 shows, some represented Canada at International Festivals in Japan, Germany, Aruba, and Venezuela, as well as in Canada.  She has been active in educational, amateur, and professional theatre, served on regional, provincial, and national committees, arts councils, theatre companies and theatre service organizations.  She has adjudicated all over Ontario for Sears and regional Festivals, co-founded five professional theatre companies in Peterborough, taught and directed in China, performed in over 100 productions, and is the subject of two films.  In her spare time she paints and exhibits large abstracts with the Abstract Ten group of painters.  Directing Hedda Gabler (Peterborough) and Spamalot (Cobourg) back to back this past year, exemplifies the range of her interests.

The annual Theatre Ontario Festival is a showcase of outstanding community theatre productions, a classroom for passionate and dedicated community theatre artists, a celebration of excellence in community theatre, and a destination bringing together theatre lovers from across the province.  Theatre Ontario Festival will be on May 14 to 18.

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Read Bea Quarrie's "Why Do We Do Community Theatre?" on our Blog


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