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Jock Munro

Jury Member, 2012

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Lighting designer, raised in Ottawa, who has worked in Canada, the United States and Europe, and designed for theatre, opera and dance. 

Jock Munro began his work in theatre as a stagehand at the National Arts Centre, assisting lighting crews. In 1978, the Artistic Director, John Wood, offered him a position as lighting designer.

His 35-year career includes productions with the Stratford Festival for thirteen seasons (The Cherry Orchard, Henry V, Sharon Pollock’s One Tiger to a Hill, The Three Sisters, Treasure Island, Entertaining Mr. Sloane, The Importance of Being Earnest, and The Bacchae); ten productions at Canadian Stage (including the radiant Into The Woods); Grand Theatre, London; Theatre New Brunswick; Theatre Calgary; Citadel Theatre; Neptune Theatre; Centaur Theatre (including a beautiful My Fair Lady and magnificent Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe); and Great Canadian Theatre Company.


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