Lisa O’Connell – Artistic Director

A fierce advocate for regional theatre artists, Lisa O’Connell (she/her) is the founding Artistic Director of Pat the Dog Theatre Creation,…

Matthew Heiti – Artistic Associate

Born in a meteor crater, Matthew Heiti is a writer, actor, director and teacher working in North Ontario. He holds a…

Rebecca Ballarin – Metcalf Producing Intern

Rebecca Ballarin (she/her) is a theatre director and producer from Peterborough Ontario, currently based in Toronto. In addition to her training…

Taylor Marie Graham – Artistic Associate, Canada Council Mentee

Taylor is a theatre artist and educator living in Cambridge, Ontario. She has worked in various capacities with esteemed artistic companies…

Jill Doyle – Artistic Administrator

Jill Doyle is the non-binary, queer and neuroatypical Artistic Administrator at Pat the Dog Theatre Creation. They hold an honours BA…

Kristen Shepherd – Playwright-in-residence

A playwright and actor from North Bay, Ontario, Kristin Shepherd is 2020’s Pat the Dog OAC Playwright in Residence. She was…

Deanna Kruger – Artistic Associate

Deanna is the 2019 Canada Council and Ontario Arts Council Playwright-in-Residence at Pat the Dog Theatre Creation. She received second prize…

Kira Meyers-Guiden – Associate Artist

Kira is a queer, feminist, theatre artist whose work is focused on LGBTQ+ representation.  She is a PhD student studying Theatre…

Jennifer Cornish -Volunteer Extraordinaire

Jennifer Cornish: Trained by industry pros from Stratford, Shaw, Second City, and Kids in the Hall, Jennifer has worked in film…

Caitie Graham – E-Blast

Caitie is a playwright, dramaturg, and arts educator in Toronto. She is currently Co-Director of the Young Playwrights Unit at Tarragon…