Beau Dixon

Beau is a self-taught, multi award-winning Actor, Composer, Playwright and Sound Designer. Selected theatre credits: Ghost Quartet, Road To Paradise (Crow’s Theatre); Marjorie Prime,The Father (Coalmine Theatre); The Colour Purple (Neptune Theatre); Hamlet, Harlem Duet, Next To Normal (Tarragon Theatre); Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, 27 Club, Secret Chord (Soulpepper Theatre); Mockingbird (NSTF/Factory); Don’t Dress For Dinner (Thousand Islands/WCT/Gateway); Farewell, My Lovely (Vertigo Theatre/Arts Club Theatre); Motherf@#! er With The Hat (Alberta Theatre Projects); As You Like It/Titus Andronicus (Canstage/ Shakespeare In High Park); Othello (Mysterious Entity);The Real McCoy (4th Line Theatre). Selected writing credits: Bloom: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Fable (4th Line Theatre) Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story (Lunchbox Theatre/ Festival Playhouse/ Thousand Islands), From Here To Africville, Once A Flame (Factory Theatre), Other People’s Heaven, Freedom Bells (Heritage Pavilion Stage). Nominations and awards: Two Dora Mavor Moore Awards (Best New Play, Best Individual Performance), Betty Mitchell nomination for Best Male Performance for his one-man-show, Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story. He also received two Toronto Critic’s Award (Best Ensemble for Ghost Quartet, and Male lead in a musical for Passing Strange) and a Dora Award nomination for Best Leading Male in a Musical for Passing Strange (Obsidian Theatre/Musical Stage Co.). In 2011 Beau was inducted into Peterborough’s Pathway of Fame for his leadership in the arts. He is also a KM Hunter Award Finalist for 2016. He has three recorded solo albums under his name.