Episode #5 Shawn Kerwin Part 1 / by Michael Kruse

This week, I speak with set designer Shawn Kerwin about her training in the early days of modern Canadian theatre in Toronto.  From the beginnings in an unheated warehouse at the Factory Theatre to training with the stars of British design, Shawn's life as been extraordinary.

Here are some links to stuff we talked about:

The Blyth Festival

Theatre Passe Muraille

The Factory Theatre

Eric Steiner

George Walker

Donald Davis

Playwright's Co-op

National Theatre School

Yale University School of Drama

Atlantic Steamer Cruise

Herschel Hardin

Baghdad Saloon

Bush Theatre (Shepard's Bush London)

Margaret 'Percy' Harris

Saddler's Wells

Motley Theatre Design Group

Hayden Griffin 

The Royal Court Theatre

The Tarragon Theatre