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Devon Dubnyk- Sir Andrew Aguecheek

Devon Dubnyk plays Sir Andrew Aguecheek, a man who plays o'th'viol-de-gamboys, and speaks three or four languages word for word without book and hath all the good gifts of nature, aka Sir Andrew Agueface. What excites you most about working on Twelfth Night?  Going into rehearsal knowing...

Sarah Wheeldon- Olivia

Sarah Wheeldon plays Olivia, a virtuous maid that may just purge the air of pestilence with her beauty. What excited you most about working on Twelfth Night? All the great people I get to learn from and speaking these amazing words. How would you describe Olivia?  She's the double...

Alex Cherovsky- Antonio

Alex Cherovsky was last seen with The Shakespeare Company as Autloycus in The Winter's Tale, in cooperation with Mount Royal University. In Twelfth Night, he plays Antonio. What excites you most about working on Twelfth Night? I'm really excited just to be working on my first professional show exclusively with...

Brett Dahl- Sebastian

Brett Dahl has performed with our Outreach Program twice, and plays Sebastian, Viola's twin brother, in Twelfth Night.  This past summer, he was Romeo in Shakespeare in the Park's Romeo and Juliet. How has it been having a Shakespeare filled year, what with Romeo and Juliet for Shakespeare in the...

Cam Ascroft- Malvolio

Cam Ascroft plays Malvolio in Twelfth Night.  (The smiling, yellow stocking, cross-gartered fellow.) What excites you most about working on Twelfth Night? Returning to a role I last played 18 years ago, as an older, and possibly wiser, actor. How would you describe your character? Complex. And misunderstood. An outsider. What’s...

Lara Schmitz- Viola

Lara Schmitz is General Manager for The Shakespeare Company and her artistic involvement has included assistant directing The Winter's Tale and playing Brutus in the Julius Caesar outreach show in Fall 2013.  In Twelfth Night, she plays Viola. What excites you most about working on Twelfth Night? The people working on the...

DiVerseCity

The Shakespeare Company is pleased to announce a new initiative: DiVerseCity!  DiVerseCity is a new initiative to create an ensemble of actors of diverse ethnicities to perform Shakespeare in all four quadrants of Calgary. Because Shakespeare’s stories and characters are universal, his text is ideal for showcasing ethnic...

The Winter’s Tale in the Media

With The Winter's Tale opening tonight, here is some insight into the show: Bittersweet tale plays out at Mount Royal Stephen Hunt, Calgary Herald Tale of the Tape: The Winter's Tale vs. The Huron Bride Jon Roe, Swerve Shakespeare Company and Mount Royal team up for The Winter's Tale Kathleen Renne,...

New Internships Available!

We are very pleased to announce that we have three new internship opportunities available through the Serving Communities Internship Program. Learn more about the internships and how to apply at the links below:   Special Events Intern Storage Space Coordinator Publicity Intern   ...