DEVELOPING ARTISTS GRANTS
Acting (English Theatre)
Danielle Irvine is a proud Newfoundlander who has had to travel for much for her work but who relishes each opportunity that allows her to stay in her beloved home province. Highlights of her career include teaching at the National Theatre School of Canada in Montreal from 2000-2006; working at the Stratford Festival of Canada for 2 seasons (including being the first director to study in their Conservatory for Classical Theatre Training); and winning such awards as the Canada Council for the Arts prestigious John Hirsch Prize for Directing and the Elinore and Lou Siminovitch Protégée Prize under Jillian Keiley. Danielle was also a participant in the World Stage Festival 2000's Master Class for Directors. She has directed over 60 theatrical productions of all sizes and types from one person shows to full scale musicals and has co-founded two highly successful theatre companies. Her passion for story-telling and space, has brought actors and audiences from comfortable theatres to busses, cliff-tops, forest floors and 650 feet below ground in mine shafts.