Brendan McMurtry-Howlett as Bill Mercer

Born and raised in Toronto, Brendan has been a director, performer, creator and teacher across Canada and internationally. He has worked with The National Arts Centre, Young People’s Theatre, Canadian Stage, Studio 180, Theatre Calgary, and The Citadel Theatre, among others. Brendan was part of the 2019 Neil Munro Directing Internship at the Shaw Festival, and was the founding Artistic Director of Shakespeare in the Ruff, a boundary pushing outdoor theatre company in Toronto’s East End, where he served for 5 seasons, directing many of the company’s critically acclaimed productions. Brendan is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada and the Banff-Citadel Professional Theatre Training Program.