#72 – Alex Dault
Alex Dault is the Artistic Director of Theatre by the Bay in Barrie, Ontario. The company recently pivoted from performing classics to devising new work.
Alex is in the process of creating a verbatim play called “The Five Points” about downtown Barrie created from more than one hundred interviews with local people over the course of the last six months. This show will be presented in July 2017 at the Mady Centre for the Performing Arts.
2016 will be Alex’s eleventh season with the company. For Theatre by the Bay, he has directed productions of Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet and Nine Mile Portage. He previously acted in The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like it and was part of the original young company production of Treasure Island in 2002.
Alex is also a member of Single Thread Theatre Company, a company which creates site-specific theatre all over Canada.