John Chase is the Artistic Director of Merlyn Productions Theatre Company, and the current Chief Instructor at the Winnipeg Theatre School. As a Winnipeg actor, director, producer and stage manager, he has worked on more than 125 productions to date.
John is a veteran of theatre for young audiences, having produced classic children's titles for the past ten years, and worked extensively with Fantasy Theatre for Children for twenty seasons (1991 – 2011).
An alumnus of The Theatre School, John studied acting and directing in the 1990s under founder Tony Frost, from whom he inherits his methods today. While at FTC, he also directed multiple shows for its adult arm, G.D. Productions.
John began producing local theatre with his own company in 1997, and has staged a full season of plays with Merlyn Productions each year since 2009.
|Status: Core Member||Joined: November 1, 2008||Seasons: 10|
|Productions: 47||On Stage: 5||On Staff/Crew: 47|