Recognizing
Excellence and Innovation
in Canadian Theatre

Mary Kerr

Mary Kerr has forged a distinguished career as a production designer in Canadian and International theatre, dance, opera, feature film, television, exhibition and special events design. Her sets and costumes have been seen at the Shaw, Stratford, Banff and Guelph Festivals and at most Toronto and major Canadian regional theatres. She has created for the Canadian Opera, the Vancouver Opera, The Banff Opera of the Twentieth Century, The Pacific Opera and The New Zealand Opera companies. Among her designs for dance are productions for the Paris Opera Ballet, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the National Ballet of Canada and The Danny Grossman Dance Theatre Company in Toronto and New York. Ms. Kerr has been the recipient of numerous theatre, film and television design awards including 7 Dora Mavor Moore Awards, 3 Sterling awards and numerous Gemini and Gemeaux nominations. She is a Professor of Design at the University of Victoria Theatre Department.

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