Colm Feore is a veteran talent with a distinguished catalogue of work. Feore’s talent crosses many borders: an international success story, he acts in both English and French and has conquered many media with starring roles in film, television, and on stage.
Mr Feore just completed an extended run of King Lear, in which he played the King, at the Stratford Festival. King Lear was filmed and will be opening in cinemas February of 2015. In his 17th season for the Festival, Mr Feore also played Archer in The Beaux Stratagem. Previously at Stratford he was seen as Hamlet, Coriolanus, Cassius, Iago, Richard III, Macbeth, Cyrano de Bergerac, Petruchio, Benedick, Oberon, Don Juan, Fagin, Henry Higgins, and many more. On television he has been seen on Law&Order SVU, The Good Wife, Revolution, 24, Flashpoint, Slings and Arrows, and Sensitive Skin though he may be best remembered as Trudeau in the miniseries of the same name or as Cardinal Della Rovere in The Borgias. On film he was Glenn Gould in Thirty-‐two Short Films About Glenn Gould and the Bon Cop in Bon Cop Bad Cop. Mr Feore has starred in a vast number of films, including The Changeling, The Insider, Pearl Harbour, Chronicles of Riddick, Thor to name a few. His most recent films include The Amazing Spider–Man 2 and Jack Ryan.
Mr Feore has had the pleasure of hosting the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala many times in recent years. He was made an Officer of The Order of Canada in 2013.
D O N N A F E O R E
Director / Choreographer
Donna Feore is one of Canada’s most versatile creative talents. Her credits include musical theatre, classical theatre, film, television, opera and dance.
She has been highly praised for her work with the Stratford Festival, where she recently directed and choreographed the critical hit Crazy for You, which had a hugely successful extended run at the Festival Theatre in the 2014 season. This comes on the heels of her last season’s smash hit Fiddler on the Roof which also enjoyed an extended run. She also helmed You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, as well as the critically acclaimed Cyrano de Bergerac. She also directed and choreographed the classic Oklahoma! and Oliver! Other Stratford credits include Associate Director/Choreographer of Gigi, Gypsy, The Boyfriend, and Pirates of Penzance. Choreography credits include As You Like It (composed by Canadian band The Barenaked Ladies), My Fair Lady, The Threepenny Opera, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Pericles.
She recently directed Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream at the National Arts Center this past fall. She also recently directed and choreographed the world premiere of “Yorkville The Musical”, which was also a critical success at the Blyth Festival. She directed and choreographed The Black Creek Music Festival’s inaugural season The Very, Best of Broadway featuring an all star cast including Martin Short , Audra McDonald and Marvin Hamlisch.
She also directed Tom Stoppard’s Rock & Roll for the Canadian Stage Company, which transferred to the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton. As well she directed It’s a Wonderful Life at Canadian Stage.
Other directing credits include: Lecture on the Weather by John Cage and A Soldier’s Tale with F. Murray Abraham for the Detroit Symphony’s 8 Days in June Festival. Mozart: A Life in Letters for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Annie Get Your Gun at Massey Hall.
Selected opera credits include choreography for the Canadian Opera Company’s critically-lauded Siegfried which she remounted for the Opera National de Lyon.. Other Canadian Opera credits are: Tosca, Red Emma and Oedipus Rex, which earned her a Dora Award for Best Choreography and won rave reviews at the Edinburgh Festival.
Selected film and television credits for Ms. Feore include The Boy that Smells like Fish , Politics is Cruel ,,Mean Girls, Eloise, Martin and Lewis, and Stormy Weather, She also choreographed CBC”s Getting Along Famously. She was staging director for the opera films Romeo and Juliette and the award-winning Don Giovanni Unmasked.
Upcoming Ms Feore in early 2015 she will direct and choreograph The Sound Of Music at the Stratford Festival. Ms Feore is also the Creative Producer and Director of a multi media production at the National Arts Centre which will premiere September 2015.