Geordie Productions, one of Montreal’s most beloved and leading English-language professional theatre companies, has announced today the appointment of its third Artistic Director: Mike Payette.
“Accomplished local actor, director, producer, co-founder and Artistic Director of Tableau D’Hôte Theatre, Artist Mentorship Program Director and Assistant Artistic Director of Black Theatre Workshop and recipient of the 2015 Montreal English Theatre Award for Outstanding Director…please join us in welcoming Mike Payette to the Geordie family!”
Following in the footsteps of the company’s founder, Order of Canada appointed Elsa Bolam who helmed the company for 25 years, as well as her successor, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Awarded Dean Patrick Fleming who ends his decade-long tenure this season, Mike is supported by an enthusiastic artistic community, a devoted staff and dedicated board of directors.
Montreal Theatre Hub wishes Mike and the team at Geordie Productions extraordinary success and our most sincere congratulations as we look forward to seeing you make magic on Montreal stages!
Also, don’t forget to catch Geordie’s next mainstage production, “Beethoven Lives Upstairs“, from April 29th to May 8th 2016.
Read the original press release here: http://geordie.ca/newAD