Autumn is a theatre director, artist educator and innovator who has worked in Toronto, New York and the UK. She is the former Artistic Director of the Dora Award Winning theatre company MacKenzieRo: The Irish Repertory Theatre Company of Canada. For MacKenzieRo: Autumn created two world premieres, directed 3 Canadian Premieres and several critically acclaimed productions from the contemporary Irish canon.
Autumn holds an MFA in Theatre Direction and Pedagogy from York University. As a director Autumn has worked for: Canadian Stage, Tarragon Theatre/George Brown, Shaw Festival, Theatre 20/Mirvish, StageDoor Manor/American Theatre Wing and The Jermyn Street Theatre/UK. Autumn is also a graduate of the Oxford School of Drama Conservatory program.
Autumn currently serves as a professor at York University and Centennial College and is the Director of Drama for The Canadian Children’s Opera Chorus. As an educator Autumn has also worked for U of T, George Brown, Sheridan College, The National Theatre School Drama Festival, Prologue for The Performing Arts, Theatre Ontario and has worked as the head of education for Canadian Stage for over the past 2 years. Her work at Canadian Stage led her to conceive and curate the Territorial Tales project which has just completed it’s first tour of Ontario.