Patrick Conner

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Patrick Conner (March 10, 1964-December 7, 2012) was an actor, director, dramaturg and teacher.

In August of 2013 the first Patrick Conner Awards were presented

Patrick began his theatre career in Kingston. He was a graduate of George Brown Theatre School.

He won the Ken McDougall Award for promising director in 2001

Acting (Selected)

  • Rope Enough - Sky Gilbert
  • Ten Ruminations On An Elegy Attributed To William Shakespeare
  • Romeo and Juliet under the Bathurst Street Bridge - Shakespeare (1993)
  • Through Blue - Sarah Garton Stanley (1994-97)
  • Oedipus under The Gardiner Expressway - Ned Dickens (1994)
  • Megatropolis - Die In Debt (1996 and 1998)
  • As I lay Dying - Threshold Theatre
  • Howl -Threshold Theatre
  • The History of the Village of the Small Huts - VideoCab
  • Dinner At Seven-Thirty - Theatre Rusticle
  • And One Night It Snowed - Theatre Rusticle
  • Wish, The Stronger Variations - Theatre Rusticle
  • April 14, 1912 - Theatre Rusticle
  • Haunted Masters - Spadina House
  • More Haunted Masters - Spadina House

Directing(Selected)

  • Poochwater by Micke McFadden (nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award)
  • Lemon Water
  • Looped
  • Flight 198
  • Even Darkness Is Made Of Light -Edwige Jean-Pierre's

Companies

Patrick along with Sarah Garton Stanley, Minda Johnson and Troy Hansen founded one of Toronto's seminal indie companies of the 90s, Die In Debt.

Patrick was a core member of Theatre Rusticle

Patrick worked for and sat on the Carrot's board and chaired the store's non-GMO committee, in that latter capacity travelling around North America for meetings and campaigning for non-GMO food.