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Graham Price

Graham Price

Adjunct Lecturer

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Graham Price is a graduate from Bishops University where he studied Drama and Fine Arts.  Since graduation he has moved between professional practice and higher education.  His professional experience ranges from large scale production houses like the National Arts Centre to smaller scale, self-produced, productions.  Graham has served as a Technician, Scenic Carpenter, Production Manager, Facilities Director, Chief of Production Services, and Designer at venues in the UK and Canada including: The Point (UK) and the Theatre Royal Winchester (UK), Canadian Tire Centre, Lansdowne Park, Lac Leamy Theatre, Shaw Centre, National History Museum, War Museum, Brockville Arts Centre, Great Canadian Theatre Company, Odyssey Theatre and the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival.  He has overseen extensive theatre facility upgrades including lighting and sound system overhauls, stage redesigns and seating reconfigurations. He has served as Chair of Health & Safety Committees and is certified in Ontario as a Joint Health & Safety committee member. As a Production Manager he has managed student, amateur and professional crews including multiple Equity and IASTE productions.

Graham is an award-winning Set, Lighting and Projection Designer with over 200 credits to his name.  In 2005 a number of his set and lighting designs were shortlisted and published in the World Stage Design Catalogue.  In 2016 he received a Prix Rideau Award for Outstanding Set, Lighting and Projection Design for Woyzeck’s Head, a Capital Critics Award in 2017 for Set and Lighting on The Three Musketeers and most recently a Prix Rideau for Lighting Design on The Wolves (2020).

In addition to his extensive experience in professional practice Graham has more than 15 years teaching in higher education.  He spent five years teaching at Algonquin College before moving to England to take up a Lecturer post at the University of Winchester where he taught theatre production and design courses for Drama, Dance, Music Theatre, Street Arts and Contemporary Performance. In the UK Graham sat on the Association of British Theatre Technicians Training and Education committee. While at the University of Winchester he developed and successfully validated a new Degree that became known as BA Theatre Production.  Graham became Programme Leader of this course of study and held this post until he returned to Canada in 2013 to resume professional practice. He has continued to teach and mentor in various roles at Odyssey Theatre, Shenkman Arts Centre and at the University of Ottawa.

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