Mailing Address


Southern Ontario Office

159 Frederick Street
Kitchener, ON
N2H 1K8

Northern Ontario Office

174 Leslie Street
Sudbury, ON
P3B 2H6

hello@patthedog.org

Land Acknowledgement

Kitchener – Waterloo:  Pat the Dog Theatre Creation acknowledges that we are located on the Haldimand Tract, land promised to Six Nations, which included six miles on each side of the Grand River.  We are on the traditional territory of the Attawandaron (Neutral Confederacy), Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples.

Sudbury:  Pat the Dog Theatre Creation and the PlaySmelter Festival would like to acknowledging that we are in Robinson-Huron Treaty territory and the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnaabeg.

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…

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…