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 CrucibleThe Odd CoupleAs You Like itOur 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 AdonisDioclesianIn the Middle of Ordinary NoiseFairy 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.