Halifax Summer Opera Festival is thrilled to announce Nova Scotian director Richie Wilcox as acting warmup facilitator!

What a treat! Nova Scotian director Richie Wilcox will join us to facilitate our acting warmups and classes for the Festival participants.

Richie Wilcox, originally from Cape Breton, is a multi-talented actor/director/singer. Wilcox has worked for numerous theatre companies over the past 20 years including Neptune, 2B Theatre, Irondale, Canadian Stage, Opera Nova Scotia, Festival Antigonish, and Angels & Heroes. Most recently, Wilcox directed Theatre Outre’s Castrati: An Electro Drag Opera for the International Gay Theatre Festival in Dublin. He also directed the world premiere of Liam Monaghan’s How To Leave and UNSEX’d for Theatre Outre. Wilcox directed Kazan Co- Op’s world premiere of Daniel MacIvor’s I, Animal and is the volume editor of the newly published New Essays on Canadian Theatre: Daniel MacIvor. Upcoming projects include directing Girls! Girls! Girls! in Halifax in July! Wilcox divides his time between Halifax, Toronto and Lethbridge, Alberta.

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