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Michael Eagan

Jury Member, 2003

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One of Canada’s top designers, Michael Eagan was born in 1940 in St. Stephen, New Brunswick. He studied Liberal Arts at the University of New Brunswick, where he began designing for the UNB Drama Society without any previous experience, and was inspired to pursue a career in the theatre.

Michael Eagan designed sets and costumes for many of the major English and French theatres, dance and opera companies in Canada, including the Stratford Festival, the Shaw Festival, Canadian Stage, Theatre Calgary, Theatre Lac-Brome, and Theatre Plus.

Michael Eagan died on August 5, 2022 at the age of 82. 


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