Gerry Thompson

Directing Credits

2005: Sept 20-24, 27-30, Oct 1 Drinking Alone
2010: March 23 - April 3, 2010 Postmortem
Co-Directing Credits
2000: November 15-18 & 21-25 To Forgive, Divine

Acting Credits

2002: Jan 30-Feb 2 & Feb 5-9 You Can't Take it With You -II
2003: May 28-31 & June 2-7 The Snow Ball
2009: February 3 - 14 Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun
2012: May 15-19 & 22-26, 2012 Romeo and Juliet

Production Credits

Assistant Director Kindertransport
Out of Sight ... Out of Murder
Production Manager Hi, Ho, Robin Hood
A Flea in Her Ear
Stage Crew Enchanted April
Leading Ladies
Construction Assistant Kindertransport
Jaques Brel is Alive and Well ....
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Hi, Ho, Robin Hood
Set Painter Communicating Doors
Murder by Misadventure
You Can't Take it With You -II
The Inheritance
The Snow Ball
Noises Off
Hi, Ho, Robin Hood
The Heiress
The Gallant Tailor or 7 at One Blow
The Countess
Having Hope at Home
Jenny's House of Joy
Pack of Lies
Mary's Wedding
Lighting Design Happy Holly
Sound Design The Madwoman of Chaillot
Kindertransport
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Inheritance
Aladdin & his Wonderful Magical Lamp
Over the River and Through the Woods
The Dragonslayers
When the Reaper Calls
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
The Gallant Tailor or 7 at One Blow
Cash On Delivery
Maggie's Getting Married
Private Lives
Rabbit Hole
A Flea in Her Ear
Sound Assistant Moon Over Buffalo
Furnishings Assistant Communicating Doors
House Manager Therac 25
The Heiress
Having a Wonderful Time, Wish You We
Jenny's House of Joy

From the program for Drinking Alone.

GERRY THOMPSON’s (Director) many accomplishments include; directing Drinking Alone for Lakeside players earlier this year, assistant
director for Out of Sight, Out of Murder and co-director for To Forgive, Divine, both for Kanata Theatre. He has been an assistant stage manager, and provided set construction and painting for several local theatre groups. Sound design projects include Kindertransport, The Madwoman of Chaillot, Aladdin and Over the River and Through the Woods for Kanata Theatre as well as Private Lives for Lakeside Players. He has also appeared onstage in the Kanata Theatre productions of You Can’t Take it With You and The Snow Ball.

From the program for Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun:

GERRY THOMPSON (Doctor Andrews) first appeared on Kanata Theatre stage as the Taxman in You Can’t Take it With You. He appeared as seven different characters in The Snow Ball and as Edgar in Nurse Jane goes to Hawaii. When not on stage, Gerry has directed for both Kanata Theatre and Lakeside Players, designed sound for several plays and helps out with house management. Gerry is extremely excited to be working with director Tom Kobolak and the cast and crew of Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun.

From the program for Postmortem:

GERRY THOMPSON (Director) is pleased to be directing at Kanata Theatre once again. He directed Drinking Alone by Norm Foster a few years ago. He has also appeared on stage as the doctor in last year’s production of Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun also by Norm Foster. Postmortem is a great play which features an important figure in early 19th century playmaking, William Gillette, and Gerry is proud to be an integral part of this production.

From the program for Romeo and Juliet:

GERRY THOMPSON (Montague, Apothecary) is excited to be acting in his first-ever Shakespeare play. He has appeared on stage in Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun, You Can’t Take it With You and The Snow Ball. Gerry directed Drinking Alone and Postmortem for Kanata Theatre and was assistant director for Kindertransport, Out of Sight… Out of Murder and To Forgive, Divine. Production roles include sound design, construction and set painting for Kanata Theatre and other local community theatre groups.