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    PENNOYER, John
    Date: Canadian, born 1949
    JOHN PENNOYER
    Set & Costume Designer

    Curriculum Vitae

    YEAR PLAY DIRECTOR COMPANY

    2014 Mother Courage Martha Henry Stratford Festival of Canada
    Set and Costumes
    Mole’s Christmas Peggy Coffey Stratford Artist’s Alliance
    Set and Costumes

    2013 Measure for Measure Martha Henry Stratford Festival of Canada

    2012 Abduction from David Overton Opera Nova Scotia
    The Seraglio
    Set Design

    2012 The 39 Steps Marti Maraden The Globe Theatre, Regina
    Set and Costumes

    2011 The Wizard of Oz Glynis Leyshon Alberta Theatre Projects
    Set and Costumes

    2010 Seussical, the Musical Glynis Leyshon Alberta Theatre Projects
    Set and Costumes

    2010 The Winter’s Tale Marti Maraden Stratford Shakespeare
    Set and Costume Festival of Canada

    2010 Hymn to the North David Atkins Vancouver Olympics
    Costumes and Props Opening Ceremonies

    2009 Shakespeare’s Dog Nigel Shaun Williams Alberta Theatre Projects
    Set and Costume

    2009 Three Sisters Martha Henry Stratford Shakespeare
    Set & Costume Festival of Canada

    2008 The Trojan Women Marti Maraden Stratford Shakespeare
    Set & Costume
    Festival of Canada
    2007 Anne of Green Gables Susan Ferley Grand Theatre
    Costume London ON

    2007 Of Mice and Men Martha Henry Stratford Festival of Canada
    Set & Costume

    2006 She Loves Me Scott Denton Sheridan College
    Set & Costume



    2006 Twelfth Night Leon Rubin Stratford Festival of Canada
    Set & Costume

    2006 Peter Pan Leon Rubin Hong Kong Repertory
    Set & Costume Hong Kong

    2005 Annie D. Michael Dobbin Grand Theatre
    Set London ON

    2005 Measure for Measure Leon Rubin Stratford Festival of Canada
    Set & Costume

    2005 Love’s Labour’s Lost Marti Maraden National Arts Centre,
    Set & Costume English Theatre

    2004 Goodnight Disgrace Dean Gabourie Postscript Productions
    Set & Costume Sratford ON

    2004 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Leon Rubin Stratford Festival of Canada
    Set & Costume
    2004 Hamlet Marti Maraden National Arts Centre,
    Set & Costume English Theatre

    2003 Pericles Leon Rubin Stratford Festival of Canada
    Set & Costume

    2003 The Winter’s Tale Mardi Maraden National Arts Centre,
    Set & Costume English Theatre

    2002 Henry VI Leon Rubin Stratford Festival of Canada
    Set & Costume

    2002 Enemy of the People Marti Maraden National Arts Centre,
    Costume

    2001 Twelfth Night Marti Maraden National Arts Centre,
    Costume

    2001 All’s Well That Ends Well Marti Maraden National Arts Centre,
    Set & Costume English Theatre

    2000 – 1990 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Tina Packer Shakespeare & Co.,
    Set & Costume Lenox MA
    Henry IV Tina Packer Shakespeare & Co.,
    Set & Costume Lenox MA
    Merry Wives of Windsor Tina Packer Shakespeare & Co.,
    Set & Costume Lenox MA
    The Taming of the Shrew John Hadden Shakespeare & Co.,
    Set & Costume Lenox MA
    Much Ado About Nothing Tina Packer Shakespeare & Co.,
    Set & Costume Lenox MA


    Twelfth Night Eleanor Holdridge Shakespeare & Co.,
    Costume Lenox MA
    The Millionairess Tina Packer Shakespeare & Co.,
    Set & Costume Lenox MA
    Julius Caesar Tina Packer Shakespeare & Co.,
    Costume Lenox MA
    The Merchant of Venice Marti Maraden Stratford Festival of Canada
    Costume
    Macbeth Martha Henry Stratford Festival of Canada
    Costume
    Little Women Marti Maraden Stratford Festival of Canada
    Set & Costume
    Alice Through the Looking Marti Maraden Stratford Festival of Canada
    Glass
    Costume
    The Death of a Salesman Gloria Muzio Manitoba Theatre Centre
    Costume
    King Lear Martha Henry Manitoba Theatre Centre
    Set & Costume
    Coronation Voyage Marti Maraden Vancouver Playhouse
    Costume
    Ah Wilderness Vyvian Matalon Stratford Festival of Canada
    Costume
    Candide D. Michael Dobbin Alberta Theatre
    Costume Projects/Calgary Philharmonic

    1990 – 1980 Cendrillon Colin George Banff Festival
    Costume Tornrak Mike Ashman Banff Festival
    Costume Welsh National Opera
    Holiday Duncan McIntosh Shaw Festival
    Set & Costume
    Hay Fever Denise Coffey Shaw Festival
    Set & Costume
    The Merry Wives of Derek Goldby National Arts Centre
    Windsor English Theatre
    Costume
    Noises Off Derek Goldby National Arts Centre
    Costume English Theatre
    Much Ado About Nothing Derek Goldby Shakespeare & Co.,
    Set & Costume Lenox MA
    Love’s Labour’s Lost Michael Langham Stratford Festival of Canada
    Set & Costume
    White Biting Dog Bill Glassco Tarragon Theatre
    Costume
    Romeo & Juliette G. Verdecchio Le Theatre du Trident
    Costume
    Le Jeu De L-Amour John vanBurek Le Theatre Francais de Toronto
    Et Du Hasard
    Set & Costume




    What is to be Done? Paul Bettis Tarragon Theatre
    Costume
    L’Avare John vanBurek Le Theatre du P’tit Bonheur
    Set & Costume
    Le Systeme Ribadier John vanBurek Le Theatre du P’tit Bonheur
    Set & Costume
    Le Misanthrope John vanBurek Le Theatre du P’tit Bonheur
    Costume
    Barnum Don Shipley Manitoba Theatre Centre
    Costume
    Agnes of God Don Shipley National Arts Theatre,
    Set & Costume English Theatre
    A Christmas Carol Peter Moss Young Peoples’ Theatre
    Set & Costume

    1980 – 1975 Dracula Peter Moss Young Peoples’ Theatre
    Costume
    Beauty and the Beast Peter Moss Young Peoples’ Theatre
    Costume
    Alice Peter Moss Young Peoples’ Theatre
    Set & Costume
    The Emperor’s Panda Peter Moss Young Peoples’ Theatre
    Set & Costume
    The Taming of the Shrew Pamela Hawthorne Stratford Festival of Canada
    Set & Costume
    Henry IV, Part I & II Peter Moss Stratford Festival of Canada
    Henry V
    Costume co-design with Daphne Dare
    Ghosts Arif Hasnain Stratford Festival of Canada
    Set & Costume
    The Devils Robin Phillips Stratford Festival of Canada
    Set & Costume
    Hamlet Robin Phillips Stratford Festival of Canada
    Props & Costume


    Awards

    First recipient of the Tom Patterson Award for a Young Designer at the Stratford Festival showing commitment and excellence

    Nominated for Dora Award six times

    Nominated for a Jessie Award for costume in Vancouver

    Nominated a TopGirl in the Tarragon’s production of Top Girls: which credit for set and costume I have omitted.

    Betty Mitchell Award for costume design; Shakespeare’s Dog at Alberta Theatre Projects






    Teaching

    2011-2014 Department of Theatre, Dalhousie University Halifax, NS Lecturer Costume Studies

    2006 & 2007 Artist in Residence Wharton Centre Michigan State University

    One semester at Humber College teaching Drawing to first year students of Theatre Arts

    Two month-long stints with first year students of Design at The National Theatre School in the 90’s.

    Education

    Bachelor of Arts in the Humanities from McMaster University, 1971; French, Spanish and Fine Arts, Studio and Art History as the bulk of credits.

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