• Theatre

  • Mark Wilson

  • he/him

  • Associate Professor

  • Acting

Mark Wilson

E pitwil@yorku.ca

EDUCATION

Playhouse Acting School (Vancouver), MFA Acting (York University)

BIOGRAPHY

Mark Wilson has extensive performance credits in theatres across Canada, including productions with the National Arts Centre, Canadian Stage Theatre, Workshop West (Edmonton), Theatre New Brunswick, the Globe Theatre (Regina), and the Vancouver Playhouse. He received a Dora Mavor Moore Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in The Dumb Waiter (Wordsmyth Theatre) and appeared in little tongues (the blood projects) at the Toronto Fringe Festival, which NOW magazine selected for Outstanding Production and Outstanding Ensemble. Most recently, he played the role of Tom Solloway in Damian Tarnopolsky’s The Defence (winner of the Voaden Prize for Best Play 2019) at the Village Playhouse in Toronto. He also played Salieri in W.A. Mozart’s Requiem with members of the Canadian Opera Company and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for the Toronto Beach Chorale and the Mississauga Choral Society.

Directing credits include Road (Theatre@York), This Is It (the blood projects), Disciples (SummerWorks), Cabaret (Toronto Youth Theatre), Mister Invisible (Resource Centre for the Arts, St. John’s), Caribou Song (Red Sky Performance), Romeo & Juliet (Theatre By The Bay), The Threepenny Opera (George Brown Theatre School), Road (George Brown Theatre School/Equity Showcase Theatre), and The Snow Queen (Canadian Children’s Opera Chorus). He received a Canadian Comedy Award nomination for best direction for That Dorothy Parker at the Berkeley Street Theatre.

An Associate Professor of Theatre at York University and a former Associate Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts, he also taught at George Brown Theatre School, the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, Equity Showcase, and the American Community Schools of Athens Summer Institute (Greece).

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