Jamie Dunsdon is an active director, playwright, performer, and arts instructor based in Calgary, Alberta. She currently teaches for the University of Lethbridge, Evergreen Theatre, and Calgary Young People’s Theatre. She is also the Co-Artistic Director and Founder of Verb Theatre.
For Verb, Jamie has directed such productions as Jim Forgetting, Marg Szkaluba (Pissy's Wife) by Ron Chambers, The Shape of a Girl by Joan Macleod, John and Beatrice by Carole Fréchette. Other selected directing credits include: Little Red Riding Beard And Other Rejected Fairy Tales (Wagonstage); Tree Hugger (Urban Curvz: Heroines); The Year of Falling Down and The Dirty Goddess (Sage Theatre: Ignite!); I Dream of Disney (Downstage: Birds and Stone); and Potentilla (UofC). Jamie completed her MFA in Directing at the University of Calgary where she directed the Albertan premiere of Karen Hines’ Hello…Hello in 2008. She also holds a BFA in performance from the University of Lethbridge where she directed Colleen Wagner’s The Monument and Edward Albee’s The Zoo Story.