Patricia Hamilton has appeared on stages from coast to coast in Canada and the US, including the Stratford and Shaw Festivals, and also in Europe in London, Edinburgh and Belfast, Northern Ireland. She was the founding producer of Masterclass Theatre in Toronto, and for seven years, the director of The Advanced Actors Workshop at the Banff Centre. She has directed at the Tarragon and Factory Theatres in Toronto and at the Shaw Festival. As a teacher/director she has worked at George Brown Theatre School, Sheridan College and Fanshawe College. In an acting career of over 45 years, she has been the recipient of several acting awards(Dora Award, Gemini Award, Genie Award) plus the Brenda Donohue award and the Silver Ticket Award.