Rick Roberts – Playwright
For Tarragon: (as actor) Enemy of the People, The Small Room at the Top of the Stairs, Moliere, John and Beatrice, Within The Glass, Rune Arlidge; (as writer) Mimi: or A Poisoner’s Comedy (written with Melody Johnson and Allen Cole): (as director) Miss
Caledonia (Co-directed with Aaron Willis)
Select theatre: Prince Hamlet (WhyNot Theatre), Waiting for Godot, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Animal Farm, (Soulpepper), Zastrozzi (Stratford Festival) As a playwright: Fish/Wife, Kite, Gladstone Variations. As a director: Midsummer Night’s Dream (Soulpepper), Person of Interest
Selected Film and TV: North of Albany, All My Puny Sorrows, Frankie Drake (CBC), Fortunate Son (CBC), This Life (CBC), Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft, video game), Jack (CBC)
Awards: won an Actor Award and a CSA award for his portrayal of Jack Layton in the CBC movie Jack.
Graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada