Stewart Arnott is an acclaimed actor, director, and teacher. As a director, his recent credits include Seminar (Royal MTC and Mirvish Productions); Title and Deed (Nightfall Theatrics/Artspace Youngplace); Tragedy: a tragedy (Summerworks 2014); Same Time, Next Year (Lighthouse Festival), The Importance of Being Earnest (U. Of Waterloo Drama), The Swearing Jar (Prairie Theatre Exchange), Tuesdays With Morrie (Campbell House Museum), Vincent River (Cart/Horse Theatre), Pobby and Dingan (YPT), and Amadeus and The Mystery of Irma Vep for Theatre Aquarius. Upcoming, he will direct the world premiere of Paula Wing’s play Risky Phil at YPT.
As an actor, Stewart has been a company member over several seasons with the Stratford Festival, the Atlantic Theatre festival and Autumn Angel/Necessary Angel Theatre Company. Lead roles in Turkey Shoot (Single Thread Theatre), The Biographer (Videofag) and Our Town (Sudbury Theatre Centre) are recent stage appearances. Other credits include Hallaj, Waiting for Godot and Stories from the Rains of Love and Death for Soheil Parsa (Modern Times Theatre), and lady in the red dress (fu-GEN). Recent film and TV projects include Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water, Reign, Private Eyes, Murdoch Mysteries, Designated Survivor and Schitt’s Creek.