The University of Toronto Drama Festival 2013
Festival Adjudicator: Derek Boyes
Derek Boyes is an Associate Artist for the Toronto-based theater company Soulpepper. He has performed in wide variety of plays with Soulpepper, such as You Can’t Take it With You, The Crucible, The Odd Couple, As You Like it, Our Town, The Government Inspector and many more. Derek is also an Associate Director for the Toronto Masque Theatre. He has directed, as well as acted, in many plays for the Theatre, including Moliere Celebration, Commedia,Venus and Adonis, Dioclesian, In the Middle of Ordinary Noise, Fairy Queen, and directed King Arthur. Derek directed Kill Shakespeare for the inaugural Word Festival, and has performed with numerous North American theatre companies and festivals, including Othello at Stratford, Hedda Gabler at the Shaw Festival and Bourgeois Gentilhomme at the Opera Atelier.