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Autumn Smith
Director - 
Onion Skins & Peach Fuzz: The Farmerettes

Autumn is a director, curator, educator and innovator. She is the current Artistic and Executive Director of TimberBeast Productions, a company dedicated to creating and sharing immersive live performance focused on the stories of the Muskoka area. Autumn holds an MFA from York University in Theatre Direction with an Emphasis on Teaching and is a conservatory trained actor (Oxford School of Drama/UK). Autumn is a Professor of Theatre at U of T, AMPD (York University) and Centennial College. She also serves as the Drama Dept. External Examiner for the Sharjah Academy of Performing Arts in the UAE. As a director and educator Ms. Smith led the Dora Award winning company MacKenzieRo for over a nine year period in addition to working with companies such as: Shaw Festival, Tarragon Theatre, George Brown Theatre School, Stagedoor Manor in Association with the American Theatre Wing, StageWest Mississauga, Theatre Passe Muraille, Canadian Stage, Theatre 20/Mirvish, Equity Showcase Theatre, Druid Theatre/Galway, Canadian Children’s Opera Company, U of T/Sheridan, National Ballet/Stratford Project, and Oxford Playhouse/UK. Most recently, Autumn created and directed Citronella for the Gravenhurst Opera House; curated and directed Territorial Tales for Canadian Stage; Oh, What A Lovely War! For Hart House Theatre; Songs for a New World, A Magical Musical Mansion and A Festival of Fabled Feasts for the CCOC; directed and digitally designed The Laramie Project and Angels in America and created three new works/adaptations for TimberBeast Productions: A Gravenhurst Christmas Carol, Souls of The Shield and Twelfth Night. Upcoming: Souls of the Shield Part 1-3 and Stille Night, Holy Nacht with TimberBeast Productions. Autumn is a nominee for the 2023 Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prize. @autumndmsmith @timberbeastproductions @littlewoodsmith

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