Zach Fraser - Teaching artist in Playwriting, Set and Costume Design

Zach Fraser is a Montreal-based director, actor, puppeteer, puppet maker and teacher. Original adaptations include the award-winning Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Stage Play (RustWerk ReFinery) based on Chester Brown’s graphic novel, as well as André Alexis’ Fifteen Dogs and José Saramago’s Blindness for John Abbott College. Other directing credits include The Aeneid and Coma Unplugged (Talisman Theatre), & ...and stockings for the ladies (RustWerk ReFinery). Puppet designs include B-612 (La Roulotte), MacBeth – Walking Shadows (Shakespeare in the Ruff, Toronto), The Nisei & the Narnauks (Persephone Productions), The Aeneid (Talisman Theatre), and The Heretics of Bohemia (Scapegoat Carnivale / Segal Centre). Performances include Mémoire de Lou (Théâtre de l’Avant-Pays), Province (Talisman Theatre / The Other Theatre), The Game of Love & Chance (Canadian Stage / Centaur Theatre), Trench Patterns (Infinithéâtre). Zach teaches in the Theatre Department at John Abbott College and at the National Theatre School of Canada.

Updated: July 7 2022

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