Louisa Adamson & Christian Barry


Louisa Adamson – Stage and Production Manager, co-lighting and set design

Louisa is a theatre maker based in Halifax, NS. A production manager & director of production, event producer & designer, stage manager, collaborator, technician. Louisa works with 2b theatre company. Accidental Mechanics Group, ReWork Productions, and Kazan Co-op. Past work includes: Spatz Theatre, Zuppa Theatre, Eastern Front Theatre and The Atlantic Film Festival. Nominated for 2018 NYC Drama Desk Awards; Best Set Design and Best Lighting Design. Recipient of the Scotland Herald Angel Award and the ‘little devil’ award and 7 Merritt Awards for Stage Management and Design. Founder of Hold Fast Production and Production Resources Network. Graduate of the Technical Scenography Program at Dalhousie University.


Christian Barry Director, co-lighting and set design

Christian Barry is a multi-award winning director and theatre-maker from Halifax, Nova Scotia. His productions have toured to prestigious festivals and theatres around the world. Christian was nominated for four individual Drama Desk Awards in 2018, including Best Director, and received a nomination for Best Production. Other select awards: Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Production, Three Theatre NS Merritt Awards for Outstanding Direction (nine nominations), Two for Outstanding New Play, and two for Outstanding Lighting Design. Christian received the Halifax Mayor’s award for an Emerging Artist, the Urjo Kareda residency at the Tarragon Theatre, and is a winner of the Nova Scotia Masterworks Award – the largest arts prize in the province. He is also a finalist for the 2019 Siminovitch Prize for Directing. Directing credits for 2b: Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story, What a Young Wife Ought to Know, The God that Comes, Homage, Revisited, The Russian Play, The Story of Mr. Wright, East of Berlin, Manners of Dying, and Cherry Docs.