CURRICULUM VITAE

ANDRE J. PREVOST

 

Member of:

Canadian Actors Equity Association (on Withdrawal)

AGMA (former)

Teaching Certificate

Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate for Independent Schools in British Columbia:

Art / Drama / Stagecraft.

Post Secondary Education / Training

Securing Major Donors Workshop (2010) with Pat Hardy MA, ACFRE

(Volunteer MB)

The Art of Collaboration (2010) with Susan Hemphill

(ACI MB & Volunteer MB)

Humans For Breakfast series (Human Resources) (2009) with Mike Malyk, WAG

(ACI MB)

2005 Stage Props Symposium and Video Projection Seminar, Banff Centre of the Arts,  Banff AB

             1974-1977 Theater Crafts and Design - Banff School Of Fine Arts The program

was completed with Junior and Senior Diplomas.

Theater Work Experience

April 2011 - April 2013   Theatre For Living / Headlines Theatre - Office/Production Manager

Aug 2008 - Aug 2010    Manitoba Arts Network Inc. - Administration Director

April/August 2008   'Taming Of The Shrew' / Shakespeare In The Ruins - Production Manager

Director - Debbie Patterson

April/June 2008   'Lebensraum' / Winnipeg Jewish Theatre - Production Manager

Director - Mariam Bernstein

January 2008   'Speed The Plow' / Winnipeg Jewish Theatre - Production Manager

Director - Mariam Bernstein

October 2007   'Talk' / Winnipeg Jewish Theatre - Production Manager

Director:  Michael Whitfield

 

 

September 2007   'Ruth Cansfield Dancers' - Stage Manager

Choreographer:  Ruth Cansfield

February 2007   'Grease' / Rainbow Stage - Rainbow Stage - Stage Manager

Director: Scott Drewitz

October 2006    'Golda's Balcony' / Winnipeg Jewish Theatre - Production Manager

Director: Mariam Bernstein

April 2006   'Faust ' / Vancouver Opera - Director of Production

Director: Nicholas Muni / Conductor: Yannick Nezet-Sequin

March 2006   'Don Giovanni' / Vancouver Opera - Director of Production

Director:  Michael Cavanagh / Conductor: Jonathan Darlington

November 2005   'Dialogues of the Carmelites' / Vancouver Opera - Director of Production

Director: Tazewell Thompson / Conductor: Jonathan Darlington

October 2005    'Turandot' / Vancouver Opera - Director of Production

Director: Brian Deedrick / Conductor: Tyrone Paterson

March 2005    'The Masked Ball' / Vancouver Opera - Director of Production

Director: Stanley Garner / Conductor: Jonathan Darlington

February 2005    'Cosi fan Tutte' / Vancouver Opera - Director of Production

Director: Allison Grant / Conductor: John Keenan

November 2004    'Madama Butterfly' / Vancouver Opera - Director of Production

Director: Glynis Leyshon / Conductor: Joseph Rescigno

October 2004    'Der Rosenkavalier' / Vancouver Opera - Director of Production

Director: David Gately / Conductor: Jonathan Darlington

April 2004      'Cavalleria Rusticana/I Pagliacci' / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production

Director: Michael Cavanagh / Conductor: Tyrone Paterson

February 2004    'Viva Verdi Concert ' / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production

Conductor: Tyrone Paterson

Jan/Apr 2004 *See Teaching Experience.

November 2003    'Don Giovanni' / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production

Director: Tom Diamond  / Conductor: Tadeusz Biernacki

April 2003    ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production

Director:  Rob Herriot / Conductor:  Tyrone Paterson

February 2003    ‘ Cosi Fan Tutte’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production

Director:  Michael Cavanagh / Conductor: Tadeusz Biernacki

 

 

 

2002 / 2003     *See Teaching Experience.

November 2002       ‘Passion Of Puccini Concert’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production

Conductor:  Stewart Robertson

April 2002      ‘Carmen’ / [Manitoba Opera - Director of Production

Director:  James McNamara / Conductor:  David Briskon

November 2001     ‘Magic Flute’ / Manitoba Opera – Director of Production

Director: Larry Desrochers / Conductor: Tadeusz Biernacki

April 2001     ‘Barber Of Seville’ / Manitoba Opera -  Director of Production / Stage Mgr

Director:  Michael Cavanagh / Conductor: Tadeusz Biernacki

2000 / 2001     *See Teaching Experience.

November 2000      ‘Aida’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production / Stage Mgr

Director:  Renaud Doucet / Conductor:  Daniel Lipton

April 2000      ‘Macbeth’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production

Director:  Bernard Uzan / Conductor:   Louis Salemno

February 2000      ‘Hansel & Gretel’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production

Director: Francis Cullinan  / Conductor:  Tadeusz Biernacki

October '99      ‘ Tosca’ / Manitoba Opera -  Director of Production/Stage Mgr

*Co-pro with Opera Omaha : Built by Manitoba Opera.

Director: Dejan Miladinovic / Conductor:  Louis Salemno

April '99       ‘La Fille Du Regiment’  / Opera Pacific , CA - Stage Manager

Director: Stuart Maunder / Conductor: Richard Bonynge

February '99     ‘I Pagliacci & Carmina Burana’ / Opera Pacific, CA - Stage Manager

Director: Christopher Mattaliano / Conductor: John DeMain

January '99     ‘The Flying Dutchman’ / Opera Pacific, CA - Stage Manager

Director: Keith Warner / Conductor: John DeMain

November '98      ‘Madama Butterfly’ / Manitoba Opera  - Director of Production and Stage Mgr

Director: Michael Cavanaugh / Conductor: Louis Salemno

April '99      ‘Faust’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production with Leave of Absence from

Stage Managing.

April '98      ‘La Boheme’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production and Stage Manager

Director: Linda Brovsky / Conductor: Louis Salemno

February '98       ‘The Turn Of The Screw’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production & Stage Mgr

Director: Kelly Robinson / Conductor: Bramwell Tovey

 

 

November '97       ‘Don Pasquale’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production and Stage Manager

Director: Michael Cavanaugh / Conductor: Tadeusz Biernacki

June '97      ‘Ben Heppner Concert’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production and Stage Mgr

April '97       ‘La Traviata’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production and Stage Manager

Director: Kay Walker-Castaldo / Conductor: John DeMain

February '97      ‘The Consul’ / Manitoba Opera - Director Of Production and Stage Manager

Director: Bernard Uzan  / Conductor: Semyon Vekshtein

November '96      ‘La Cenerentola’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production and Stage Mgr

Director: Michael Cavanaugh / Conductor: Tyrone Paterson

October '96    ‘ Jerry Hadley Recital’ /  Manitoba Opera - Director of Production and Stage Mgr

April '96         Turandot  /  Manitoba Opera - Director of Production and Stage Manager

Director: James Robinson             Conductor: Louis Salemno

February '96     ‘Nosferatu’ / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production and Stage Manager

Director: Marilyn Gronstad-Powell / Conductor: Bramwell Tovey

November '95      ‘ Il Barbiere di Sevilgia’  / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production & Stage Mgr

Director: Irving Guttman  / Conductor: Robert Cooper

October '95      ‘Samuel Ramie Recital’  / Manitoba Opera - Director of Production and Stage Mgr

July/Aug '95      ‘Oklahoma’ / Rainbow Stage - Stage Manager

Director:  Brian Foley

April '95       ‘Rigoletto’ / Manitoba Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Irving Guttman  / Conductor: Tyrone Paterson

February '95     ‘Abduction From The Seraglio’ / Manitoba Opera - New Production ~ Production

Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Brian Deedrick / Conductor: Bramwell Tovey

November '94     ‘Carmen’ / Manitoba Opera  - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Kay Walker-Castaldo / Conductor: John DeMain

April '94     ‘ The Pearl Fishers’ / Manitoba Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Kelly Robinson / Conductor: Robert Cooper

Feb./June '94       ‘Emerald Awards’ / Citadel Theater - Producer / Designer / Stage Manager

Presenter: Alberta Government

January '94       ‘La Boheme’ / Opera Saskatchewan - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Irving Guttman / Conductor: Tyrone Paterson

 

 

November '93     ‘ Tosca’ / Manitoba Opera - Stage Manager

Director: Irving Guttman /  Conductor: John De Main

May '93       ‘Tosca’ / Edmonton Opera - Director of Production

Director: Irving Guttman  / Conductor: John De Main

March '93       ‘Porgy And Bess Concert’ / Edmonton Opera - Director of Production

Conductor: John DeMain

March '93      ‘The Turn Of The Screw’ / Edmonton Opera - Director of Production

Director: Kelly Robinson / Conductor: Peter Robinson

January '93     ‘Die Zauberflote’ / Edmonton Opera - Director of Production

Director: Michael Albano / Conductor: Ian Robertson

November '92     ‘Don Pasquale’ / Edmonton Opera - Director of Production

Director: Kelly Robinson / Conductor: Tyrone Paterson

May '92     ‘ La Traviata’ / Edmonton Opera - Director of Production and Stage Manager

Director: Irving Guttman / Conductor: Edoardo Muller

March '92      ‘Ariadne Auf Naxos’ / Edmonton Opera - Director of Production & Stage Manager

Director: Kelly Robinson / Conductor: David Agler

January '92     ‘Il Barbiere di Sevilgia’ / Edmonton Opera  - Director of Production and Stage Mgr

Director: Christopher Newton    * Assn't Director: Alison Greene

Conductor: Steuart Bedford

November '91      ‘The Mikado’ / Edmonton Opera - Director of Production and Stage Manager

Director: Kelly Robinson / Conductor: Bramwell Tovey

May '91      ‘ Madama Butterfly’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Irving Guttman / Conductor:

March '91      ‘ Le Nozze di Figaro’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Kelly Robinson / Conductor: David Agler

January '91       ‘Eugene Onegin’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Anne Ewers  / Conductor: David Agler

December '90      ‘Un Ballo in Maschera’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager & Stage Mgr

Director: Joshua Major /  Conductor: Edoardo Muller

May '90      ‘Madama Butterfly’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Irving Guttman  / Conductor: Victor De Renzi

March '90      ‘The Flying Dutchman’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager & Stage Manager

Director: Monique Wargemaker / Conductor: Uri Mayer

 

 

 

January '90     ‘Die Fledermaus’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Dorothy Danner  / Conductor: Timothy Vernon

November '89     ‘Dialogues Of The Carmelites’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and

Stage Manager

Director: Anne Ewers / Conductor: David Agler

September '89     ‘La Boheme’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Christopher Mattaliano / Conductor: Victor De Renzi

May '89       ‘Aida’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Irving Guttman / Conductor: Edoardo Muller

March '89      ‘L'Elisir D'Amore’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Brian Macdonald / Conductor: Dwight Bennett

January '89       ‘Carmen’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Anne Ewers / Conductor: David Agler

November '88       ‘Romeo & Juliette’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager & Stage Manager

Director: Bernard Uzan / Conductor: Richard Bradshaw

October '88        ‘Fanfare Anniversary Gala’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager  and

Stage Manager

Director: Irving Guttman / Conductor: David Agler

March 88      ‘Manon Lescaut’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Anne Ewers / Conductor: Joseph Rescigno

January '88        ‘Pirates Of Penzance’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager & Stage Manager

Director: Dorothy Danner / Conductor: David Abell

November '87       ‘Don Giovanni’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Malcolm Fraser / Conductor: David Agler

September '87      ‘La Traviata’ / Edmonton Opera - Production Manager and Stage Manager

Director: Christopher Mattaliano / Conductor: Cal Stewart Kellogg

April '87       ‘La Traviata’ / Manitoba Opera - Stage Manager

Director: Irving Guttman  / Conductor: Imre Pallo

March '87      ‘Tosca’ / Edmonton Opera - Stage Manager

Director: Irving Guttman / Conductor: Richard Bradshaw

February '87      ‘Die Fledermaus’ / Manitoba Opera - Stage Manager

Director: David Morelock  / Conductor: Anton Coppola

November '86      ‘Tosca’ / Manitoba Opera - Stage Manager

Director: Irving Guttman / Conductor: Eugene Kohn

 

 

October '86       ‘Rigoletto’ / Edmonton Opera - Stage Manager

Director: Robert Carsen / Conductor: David Speers

1981 -1986      *See Teaching Experience.

May '81      ‘ Nabucco’ / Manitoba Opera - Assistant Stage Manager

Stage Manager: George Cotton

Director: Irving Guttman / Conductor: Imre Pallo

March '81       ‘Otello’ / Vancouver Opera -  Stage Manager

Director: Irving Guttman / Conductor: Anton Guadagno

January '81      ‘Rigoletto’ / Vancouver Opera - Stage Manager

Director: Frans Boerlage / Conductor: Timothy Vernon

October '80      ‘Tosca’ / Vancouver Opera - Stage Manager

Director: Leon Major / Conductor: Stefan Minde

Sept/Oct. '80      ‘The Servant Of Two Masters’ / Vancouver Playhouse - Stage Manager

Director: Roger Hodgman

April '80     ‘ Turandot’ / Manitoba Opera - Assistant Stage Manager

Stage Manager: George Cotton

Director: Irving Guttman / Conductor: Anton Guadagno

March '80      ‘Il Trovatore’ / Vancouver Opera - Stage Manager

Director: George Ross / Conductor: Anton Guadagno

January '80      ‘The Bartered Bride’ / Vancouver Opera - Stage Manager

Director: Leon Major  / Conductor: Timothy Vernon

October '79      ‘Cavalleria Rusticana & I Pagliacci’ / Vancouver Opera - Stage Manager

Director: Frans Boerlage / Conductor: Imre Pallo

March '79      ‘La Traviata’ / Vancouver Opera - Stage Manager

Director: Norman Ayrton / Conductor: Timothy Vernon

October '78      ‘Aida’ / Vancouver Opera - Assistant Stage Manager

Stage Manager: Kathleen Speakman

Director: George Ross / Conductor: Stefan Minde

Tour '78/'79      ‘Serva Padronna : Prima Donna ; Hin Und Zuruck’ / Opera Piccola  -

Stage Manager / Designer

Director: Pierrette Alarie / Conductor: Denise Masse

April '78      ‘l Barbiere Di Sevilgia’ / Vancouver Opera - Assistant Stage Manager

Stage Manager: George Ross

Director: Peter Sumcox / Conductor: Jacqueline Richard

 

 

 

March '78      ‘The Magic Flute’ / Vancouver Opera - Assistant Stage Manager

Production Stage Manager: George Ross

Director: Lincoln Clark / Conductor: Henry Holt

October '77      ‘Le Roi De Lahore’ / Seattle Opera - Assistant Stage Manager

Stage Manager: George Ross

Director: Sandro Sequi / Conductors: Richard Bonynge and Douglas Gamley

September '77      ‘Le Roi De Lahore’ / Vancouver Opera - Assistant Stage Manager

Stage Manager: George Ross

Assn't Director: Lincoln Clark / Conductors: Richard Bonynge and Douglas Gamley

September '77      ‘La Fille Du Regimen’t / Vancouver Opera - Assistant Stage Manager

Production Stage Manager: George Ross

Director: Sandro Sequi / Conductors: Richard Bonynge and Douglas Gamley

August '77      ‘The Medium’ / Banff Center - Stage Manager

Director: Pierrette Alarie  / Conductor: William Shookhoff

June '77      ‘The Secret Of Suzzanna  & The Telephone’ / Banff Center & National Arts Center -

Stage Manager

Director: Pierrette Alarie  / Conductor: William Shookhoff

July '76      ‘Tenderland’ / Banff Center - Stage Manager

Director: Pierrette Alarie / Conductor: William Shookhoff

August '75      ‘Festival Ballet’ / Banff Center  - Assn't Stage Manager

July '75      ‘Ballet Workshop’ / Banff Center - Stage Manager

Theater Design / Director Projects

1994    "The Emerald Awards" - Alberta Government environmental awards presented at the

Citadel Theater, Edmonton -  Producer / Designer / Stage Manager

Awards Organizer: Joan Currie

1993    "Noye's Fludde" -  Edmonton Opera's School Outreach Program - Set / Props / Costume /

Lighting Designer

Director: Kathy Twaddle

1981-86     "The Vigil " : "Ten Little Indians" : "You Can't Take It With You"

St. Thomas Aquinas High School, North Vancouver,BC  -  Set /Costume Design and Stage Director

1978/79      "Prima Donna" : "Serva Padronna" :  " Hin Un Zuruck"

Opera Piccola (Victoria) Summer production and Fall/Winter Tour - Set/Costume/   Lighting

Designer and Stage Manager.

Director: Pierrette Alarie

The set was designed to facilitate the three operettas in different   combinations both at

the McPhearson Playhouse and for the BC/Yukon Tour.

 

Teaching Experience

2004     University of Winnipeg 55+ Program -  Opera Course 'Italian Opera'  -  Co-lecturer

A combination of discussion, 'behind the scenes' and listening to selections of

operas within their synopses.

2002-2003      University of Winnipeg 55+ Program - Opera Course 'Opera reaches the

20th Century'  - Co-lecturer

A combination of discussion, 'behind the scenes' and listening to selections of

operas within their synopses.

2000-2001      University of Winnipeg 55+ Program - Opera Course 'Verdi'  -  Co-lecturer

A combination of discussion, 'behind the scenes' and listening to selections of

operas within their synopses.

1981-1986        St. Thomas Aquinas High School , North Vancouver, BC

* Art and Drama to all levels - Grade 8 through 12.

* Senior level Stagecraft.

* Grade 12 Western Civilization.

 

 

References available upon request

 

aprevost@shaw.ca