Micheline Chevrier and Lesley MacMillan
and Micheline Chevrier will coordinate the Production Program for the 2007-2008 school year, as well a spearhead an in-depth, national consultation, evaluation, and updating process for this program.
I am thrilled that Micheline Chevrier and Lesley MacMillan
will lead and begin to re-imagine the program, ensuring that the NTS
will continue to offer exceptional training in theatre production," said English Section Artistic Director Sherry Bie.
"It is a great opportunity to re-examine the program, while working with talented students from all over Canada who are excited to learn and grow in a great school," added Lesley MacMillan
Knowledge, Experience, and Commitment to Canadian TheatreIn her 25 years of experience in regional and festival theatres, award-winning theatre professional Lesley MacMillan has served as Production Director at the Shaw Festival, Production Manager at the Vancouver Playhouse and Theatre New Brunswick, and Stage Manager at the Stratford Festival and Centaur Theatre in Montreal.Currently, Ms. MacMillan is Production Manager at the Belfry Theatre in Victoria (BC).Ms MacMillan has taught production at U.B.C. and was the Stagecraft Co-ordinator at the Banff Center for the Arts.
...As well as overseeing training activities and supporting the productions staged by the English Section, Micheline Chevrier, Lesley MacMillan, and Artistic Director Sherry Bie will organize national consultations and think-tanks that will lead to the renewal of the Production Program and the appointment of a new Director for the years ahead.