Andrea Boyd (she/her) is a director, playwright and theatre educator. As Artistic Director of Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre, her directing credits include Robin Hood: The Great Escape, The Goodnight Bird, Stage Kiss, Hope and Gravity, Ben Hur and Burnin’ Love. For Theatre Antigonish, she directed Girls Like That, The Ash Girl, Eurydice, and Sunshine on Leith, among others. She has also directed at The Grand Theatre, Theatre Lac Brome, NotableActs, Keyano Theatre and the University of Alberta.
Writing credits include Robin Hood: The Great Escape (with Laura Teasdale) Hector the Spectre Steals the Show for Festival Antigonish Radio Theatre, Angel’s River, produced by Live Bait Theatre, Notable Acts Theatre Company and Sault Community Theatre, Stalker: The Musical, with songs by Paul Morgan Donald, staged reading though Canadian Centre for Theatre Creation; Molly, presented in conjunction with the New Works festival at the University of Alberta & Sage Theatre’s Ignite Festival; and Kid Sister, presented by Found Productions. For the Love of Gracie Gray was the recipient of the 2013 Write-On-Q Quebec Playwrighting Competition and received a staging workshop with Live Bait Theatre and a reading with Eastern Front Theatre.
Andrea believes in creating theatre that speaks to the community and that is inclusive; that supports female artists and Canadian artists; and that can bring about transformation by encouraging empathy. She holds an MFA in Directing from the University of Alberta, where she also taught for several years in the drama department. She is from New Brunswick, and has taught and directed across the country, but is delighted to call Antigonish home.
Ingrid (she/her) has enjoyed a richly varied production career which has led her to take on a variety of roles such as stage manager, designer, technical director, production manager, prop builder, technician, and carpenter. Ingrid has helped shape venue design, curated arts-theatre spaces, taught theatre stagecraft courses at StFX University, and mentored young professionals.
Ingrid has worked with many leading Atlantic theatre companies. She has toured extensively, taking productions to venues nationally and internationally, from Labrador to the Yukon to NYC, including several stops at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, and the Cultural Olympiad at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Before returning to FAST as production manager, Ingrid’s focus had been on lighting design and stage management where she has received countless nominations for her work, and is the recipient of several Theatre Nova Scotia Merritt Awards. Her passion is for spare, interesting, and meaningful pieces of theatre that convey important ideas about the human experience.
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Administrator, Operations & Audience Relations
Sissie (she/they) is a talented theatre artist joining us from Halifax. Originally from China, she embarked on a journey to Canada in pursuit of her passion for acting and theatre. Sissie successfully completed her theatre and economic education at Dalhousie University, graduating 2023.
Manager, Interim Operations
Andrew (he/him) has recently joined Festival Antigonish and Theatre Antigonish as Interim Operations Manager. He was previously involved with the 2022 company in The Hobbit and was involved in Theatre Antigonish’ s production of Grimm Tales in 2023.
Andrew is originally from Ontario and is a lawyer by training. After he relocated from Ontario in 2019, he was thrilled to discover such a vibrant and creative community in Antigonish. Andrew is looking forward to a second act in his career as part of a wonderful team of dedicated artists and creatives.
Artistic Associate, Community Engagement
Board of Directors
Dr. Peggy Gallant
Dr. Minoli Amit
Dr. Joseph Khoury
Theatre Antigonish Representative