Curriculum vitae

KARYN MCCALLUM

 SET, COSTUME AND PROJECTION DESIGNER

 karynmccallum@gmail.com 

http://www.karyn-mccallum.ca

647-929-4913

 

 

Awards:

SATAward- Outstanding Set Design- 2014

Pauline McGibbon Award recipient 2014.

Nomination- Virginia and Myrtle Cooper Award in Costume design- 2015

Nomination- MY Entertainment World- Outstanding set and Costume Design- 2016- Agency- (Yell Rebel) at Theatre Centre Toronto

Best set design of 2006 for Metamorphoses- Critics Choice media Award, Victoria BC

Nomination- Jessie Richardson Award 2009- Outstanding set in small theatre category.

Nomination- Jessie Richardson Awards in 2008: Outstanding Set Design- small theatre category, Outstanding Set Design- large theatre category and outstanding costume design small theatre category.

Exhibited Prague Quadrennial ’07 In a juried showcase of Graduating Designers that represented the work of designers from 40 countries.

 

Education:

MFA Theatre Design - University of Victoria 2006

 BA Visual Art/Theatre, Brock University 2002

 

______________________________ Design Credits______________________________________

Current- Set designer for La Calendria, Directed by Anne-Marie Donovan,  Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia

2019- Costume designer for Women of Troy, Translated by Don Taylor Directed by Samantha Wilson,  Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia

2019- Curator and exhibit designer for English Canada - Emerging artist exhibit Prague Quadrennial-2019

2019-Costume Designer The Ridiculed Romantics and Forced Marriage Translated and adapted by Justin A. Blum,

Directed by Gabrielle Houle, Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia

2019-Set and Projection Designer Purgatorio Translated and adapted by Patrick Baliani, Directed by Margot Dion, Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia

2018- Projection Designer for Sabina's Splendid Brain by Carol Sinclair, Directed by Gyllian Raby, Brock University, St. Catharines ON.

2018-  Set, Costume & Projection  Designer for Drums and Organs. A new work by Gillian Clark, Directed by Roberta Barker, Dalhosie University, Halifax Nova Scotia.

2017-  Costume Designer for Bombers. A new work by David Craig Directed by David Ferry, 4th Line Theatre, Millbrook, ON.

 

2017-  Set and Costume Designer for Dib and Dob. Directed by Pablo Felices-Luna, MTYC, Winnipeg.

2016-  Set  Designer for A Christmas Carol. Directed by Johnna Wright, Persephone Theatre, Saskatoon.

2016-  Set  and Costume Designer for Agency. Directed by Megan Watson, Yell Rebel, Theatre Centre Incubator space, Toronto.

2016- Set and Costume Designer for Fly Me to The Moon. Directed by Maja Ardal, Theatre NorthWest, Prince George BC.

2016- Design Assistant to Michael Levine. Project: Rake's Progress Directed by Simon McBurney, Aix Festival, Aix-en-Provence 2017

2015- Projection, Set and Costume Designer for Man to Man . Directed by Kelli Fox, Headstrong Collective, Theatre Passe Murialle, Toronto.

 

2015- Set and Costume Designer for Art. Directed by Jack Grinhaus, Theatre NorthWest, Prince George, BC.

 

2015- Costume Designer for Seeds. Directed by Kim Collier, Blyth Festival, Ontario.

 

2015- Set Designer for 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Directed by Julia Jamison, Persephone Theatre, Saskatoon.

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2015- Set and Costume Designer for Melancholy Play. By Sarah Ruhl. Directed by Jeffrey Pufahl, The Empty Room Collective, Toronto.

 

2014- Set Designer for It’s a Wonderful Life. Directed by Peter Jorgenson, Persephone Theatre, Saskatoon.

 

2014- Set Design assistant to Michael Levine: Between Worlds. By Tansy Davies. Directed by Deborah Warner, English National Opera, London, UK.

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2014- Creative team collaborator and media artist for Stare.Print.Blue. Digital Dramaturgy Lab, SOMA Gallery, Survival Festival, Berlin.

 

2014- Set design for Leading Ladies. Directed by Johnna Wright, Persephone Theatre, Saskatoon.

 

2014- Set and Costume design for Dib and Dob. Directed by Pablo Felices-Luna, Carousel Players Toronto.

 

2014: Set and Costume design for Flesh and Other Fragments, by Évelyne de la Chenelière, directed by Richard Rose at Tarragon Theatre Toronto.

 

2013: Set and Projection Design- development workshop for interactivity, That Fitful Strain Of Melancholy, Tarragon Theatre near Studio, Toronto- invited audience.

 

2013: Set Design, Henry and Alice into the Wild, directed by Johnna Wright, Theatre Northwest, Prince George, BC.

 

2013: Projection design,  Forest in My Room, directed by Pablo Felices-Luna, Carousel Players, TYA tour.

 

2012: Set, Costume and Projection design, Secret Mask, Directed by Ann Hodges, GCTC, Ottawa

 

2012: Set and Costume design, Terre Haute, directed by Alstair Newton, Summerworks Festival Toronto.

 

2012: Set and costume design for Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Richard Rose, Canadian Stage Shakespeare in High Park Toronto.

 

2012: Set and costume design for Creation, directed by Peter Hinton, National Arts Centre, Ottawa.

 

2011: Set and costume design for Forests, directed by Richard Rose, Tarragon Theatre Toronto.

 

2011: Projection design for Bella, The Colour of Love, directed by Alistair Newton, Philadelphia Theatre Company, USA. April 2011, Warsaw 2012.

 

2010: Set design for Guys & Dolls, directed by Peter Jorgenson, set design for The Remarkable Emily Carr, directed by Sarah Rodgers, Set design for Munsch Ado About Nothing, Directed by Morgan McLeod, Chemainus Theatre BC.

 

2010: Set Costume and projection design for Big Love by Charles Mee,  Directed by Gyllian Raby, Sean O’Sullivan Theatre Brock University Feb 2010

 

2009: Set and Costume design Peter Pan, Directed by Ruth Smillie, Globe Theatre Regina.

 

2009: Set and Costume Design for - Where the River Meets the Sea, by Patti Flather, Directed by Brenda Leadlay, Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver. Jessie Nominated

 

2009: Set and costume design for Art of Murder, by Joe Di Pietro, directed by Mark Bellamy, Gateway Theatre, Richmond and Vertigo Theatre, Calgary.

 

2008: Set and projection design for Guys and Dolls, directed by Sarah Rodgers for the Gateway Theatre.

 

2008: Set design for Blind Spot, by Meghan Gardiner, directed by Patrick McDonald for Green Thumb Theatre

 

2008: Set design for Leading Ladies, by Ken Ludwig, directed by Johnna Wright, Gateway Theatre

 

2008: Projection Design for Bye Bye Baby, by Elyse Gasco, directed by Brenda Leadlay, Presentation House Theatre- North Vancouver.

 

2008: Set, costume and projection design for Lysistrata, directed by Thrasso Petras, Douglas College.

 

2008: Set and costume design Shirley Valentine, directed by Rachel Ditor, Gateway Theatre Richmond.

 

 2007: Set design for My Fair Lady directed by Sarah Rodgers, Gateway Theatre Richmond, BC. Nominated for Jessie Award.

 

 2007: Set and costume design for première of Radio Daze, by Joao Canhoto, directed by Simon Johnston. Gateway Theatre, Richmond BC.

 2007: Set design Tree Boy by Michele Riml, directed by Patrick McDonald, Greeen Thumb Theatre.

 

2007: Set and costume designer Triumph of Love, Vancouver east Cultural Centre for Blackbird Theatre, Directed by Johnna Wright.

 

2007: Assistant  projection designer to Mode Design Studios, projection design team on Frobisher. Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary. For the Banff Centre/Calgary Opera.

 

2007: Set Design for Woman , Idiot, Lunatic, Criminal. Norman Rothstein Theatre for Shameless Hussey Productions, Vancouver

 

2006: Set design set for Charlotte’s Web for Kaleidoscope Theatre, McPherson Playhouse, Victoria. Dec. 06

 

2006: Assistant Lighting Designer to Michael Whitfield, The Magic Flute. Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada.  August 06.

 

2006:  Thesis production: Set design for première of Tyrants, by Paul Ledoux and Jacob Richmond, Directed by Brian Richmond, University of Victoria

 

2005:  Set design for Metamorphoses, by Mary Zimmerman, directed by Jennifer Capraru. University of Victoria.  

 

2005: Set and projection design for première of- That Elusive Spark by Janet Munsil. Directed by Linda Moore. University of Victoria.

 

2004: Project at Tarragon Theatre Toronto. Project included the creation of www.simpl.ca, an interactive web site about Peter Froelich’s new play- Simpl. Thanks to the support of the Ontario Arts Council Chalmers Professional Development Grant.

 

2004: Projection designer and assistant to Designer Sue LePage on première of Capture Me, Written and Directed by Judith Thompson, Tarragon Theatre, Toronto.

 

2004:  Set and Costume design, Dib and Dob  Directed by Kim Selody, Carousel Players, St. Catharines.

 

2002:  Set and Costume design, An Experiment with An Air Pump. By Shelagh Stevenson, Directed by Gyllian Raby,  Brock University.

 

2001: Set and Costume design, Hedda II  a movement piece based on Hedda Gabler. Directed by Glenys McQueen Fuentes, Brock University.

2000: Set and Costume design, Hedda Gabler, directed by Peter Feldman, Sean O'Sullivan Theatre, Brock University.

 

 

 

Teaching:

Fountain School of Performing Arts, Dalhousie University- Stage Design I- 2020

Fountain School of Performing Arts, Dalhousie University- Projection Design 2020

Fountain School of Performing Arts, Dalhousie University- Costume for Performance- 2020

Fountain School of Performing Arts, Dalhousie University- Language of Design- 2019

Fountain School of Performing Arts, Dalhousie University- Projection design- 2019

Fountain School of Performing Arts, Dalhousie University- Language of Design -2019 

Fountain School of Performing Arts, Dalhousie University- Set Design II- 2019

Fountain School of Performing Arts, Dalhousie University- Seta Design I- 2019

Ryerson University Theatre School, Design Communication II- (Model Making)1st year – Winter 2014

Ryerson University Theatre School, Design Communication III- (Vectorworks) 2nd year – Winter 2014

Ryerson University Theatre School, Scenic Painting 3rd and 4th year – Fall 2013

Ryerson University Theatre School, Design Communication (Drafting)1st year – Fall 2013

Ryerson University Theatre School, Costume Design 3rd and 4th year – Fall term 2011 & 2013

 

Scenic Painting at University of Victoria to 3rd year BFA design majors 2005-06.

 

Brock University: Scenic Art for 3rd year Theatre Majors in BA program 2003

 

Brock University: Theatre Design for 3rd year Theatre majors in BA program 1998-2001

 

Brock University: Drafting for 2nd year Theatre majors in BA program 1998-2001

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Digital Skills:

Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Vectorworks, Litewrite, Maclux Pro, Final Cut Pro. After Effects, Premiere pro, Q-lab, Isadora.

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Past Board Member: Associate Designers of Canada

IATSE local 873 (Toronto film) - Scenic Art department.

Past Member ADC PACT negotiating committee 

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© 2015 by Karyn McCallum photo by Ken Kam