Jeff is delighted to join 4th Line for its 2022 season. He has worked in Canadian theatre for many years. He began his professional life as an actor in the U.K., and has had a varied career in Canada as actor, director, stage manager, producer and production manager. Most recently he directed Maja Ardal (playwright, Wishful Seeing) in She Visits (Talk is Free Theatre). Also for Talk is Free Theatre, Jeff was Production Manager for over ten productions, notably Into the Woods, (Winter Garden Theatre), Tales of an Urban Indian (performed on a city bus in Canada and Australia), and several outdoor theatre festivals around Ontario. Jeff was the Founder and Artistic Producer of Asterix Productions, a corporate communications company producing live musical theatre and videos for major corporations around the world. Jeff has directed and stage-managed productions for Gravenhurst Opera House, Orillia Opera House, Dot the T Productions, TIFT and Theatre Passe Muraille. He was President of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association for eight years and received the Larry McCance Award. He served as President of Performing Arts Lodges (PAL) for eight years. Jeff and his wife, playwright/actor Maja Ardal, share five grandchildren and live in Muskoka.
Production Manager -
The Great Shadow, Wishful Seeing