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Trevor Schwellnus

Finalist, 2015

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Trevor Schwellnus is a scenographer, designing sets, lighting, and video with Independent theatre companies in Toronto. He is also Artistic Producer of Aluna Theatre, where he directed and designed What I learned from a decade of fear and Nohayquiensepa, and he designed Blood Wedding, La Comunión, Madre, and For Sale. He produces the panamerican ROUTES | RUTAS panamericanas International Festival of Performance for Human Rights, and in 2013 he curated Harbourfront’s HATCH series of emerging performance.

Other collaborators include Modern Times (The Sheep and the Whale, Waiting for Godot, Hallaj), Obsidian Theatre (Shakespeare’s Nigga, Born Ready / Pusha Man), Ame Henderson (/dance/songs/, 300 Tapes, Relay), Unpsun Theatre (Minotaur, The Speedy), Small Wooden Shoe (Dedicated to the Revolutions, Antigone Dead People), Evan Webber and Frank Cox­O’Connell (Ajax & Little Iliad), The Theatre Centre, Jumblies, Fixtpoint, Buddies in Bad Times, Independent Aunties, Liza Balkan, Susie Burpee, Marie­Josée Chartier, and others. He has 5 Dora Awards from 14 nominations.


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