Nick Carpenter - Teaching artist in Playwriting, Production Design and Technical Arts

As a composer and musician for the stage, Nick Carpenter has worked and collaborated with the National Arts Centre; National Theatre School of Canada; Great Canadian Theatre Company; Centaur Theatre; Lucion Media; The Theatre Centre; Repercussion Theatre; Geordie Theatre; Imago Theatre; Infinitheatre; Concordia University; National Circus School; McGill and Ottawa Universities; the METAs (Montreal English Theatre Awards); Hudson Village Theatre, Theatre Lac Brome; Third Wall; Théâtre Urbi et Orbi (Urban Tales); TF1 - Rock’n’Roll Circus; Monastère - Cabaret de Cirque; and on Festival productions or concerts for Magnetic North, SummerWorks, Undercurrents and WildSide.

Nick is also a writer.  His plays, radio plays, short stories and librettos have been presented across Canada, the US and Germany. Most recently, Merk's Dream was featured in Tapestry Opera's 'Songbook X' Concert, live streamed Spring 2020. Nick wrote the screenplay for Maz (Les Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma, 2018) and his Play Stained Glass won the Canadian Peace Play Competition in 2008.

Nick teaches at the National Theatre School of Canada and Concordia University.  He has worked as a dramaturge for PWM (Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal); NACO (National Arts Centre Orchestra); JMC (Jeunesses Musicales Canada) and OLT’s (Ottawa Little Theatre’s) Playwright’s Weekend.

Nick is co-founder of Summersett (

Updated: October 22, 2020

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