Patrick (he/him) is a proud halfbreed of Nlaka’pamux and Irish Canadian heritage. He started with Concrete Theatre as a designer, having designed the full production of The Antyssey, the set/projections for I Am For You, the production design for Bello, and lighting Songs My Mother Never Sung Me, among others. He worked as Concrete’s Bookings Coordinator for 3 years before moving into the the GM position in 2019.
For over two decades Heather has worked in theatre, film, television, circus, concerts, corporate events, cruise ships, dance, and opera as a designer, technician, instructor, stage manager, event planner, props builder, puppeteer, carpenter, and clown. In 2019, Heather stage managed CTRL-ALT-DEL and The Antyssey for Concrete Theatre and joined the team full-time later that year.
Caroline is a director, educator and dramaturg born and raised in Alberta. She is a co-founder of Concrete Theatre and served as Artistic co-director for many years. Over the past 30 years she has directed and facilitated many productions and projects for young people and families including most recently Songs My Mother Never Sung Me by Dave Clarke – a chamber opera in American Sign Language and sung English. She has worked on Concrete’s Sprouts Festival of New Plays for Kids for many years as a coordinator, dramaturg and director. Over the years, Caroline has worked with the University of Alberta, The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton Opera, Opera Nuova and Fringe Theatre Adventures. She is now an Associate Professor of Drama at Concordia University of Edmonton where she teaches improvisation, theatre for young audiences, directing, and acting. She has directed many productions at Concordia including Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Dada Play and Everyman. Caroline is passionate about creating theatre for young people that is engaging and helps them to navigate their place in the world. Caroline lives near the river valley in Edmonton with her family John, Xavier, Sarah and two energetic dogs.
Mieko is proud to be one of the founding members of Concrete and to see the company evolve, flourish and grow. She has written, translated, dramaturged, performed in and directed over 35 shows for the company since 1989 and was in an artistic leadership role with the company for 31 years. In 2020 she stepped down to her new role as Artistic Associate here at CT, in order to become Associate Artistic Director at the Citadel, where she works as a creative artist and helps to lead new play development and programs for emerging artists. As a freelance artist she also continues to work as an award-winning actor, writer, director and dramaturge in theatre, film and TV and teach at the post-secondary level. Recent projects include directing Pride and Prejudice at the Citadel, as well as the world premiere production of her own new play Burning Mom at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, and a staged reading at the Arcola Theatre in England last season. Burning Mom was published by Playwrights Canada Press in May of 2023. Mieko received the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Award in 2023 from her Honour Selma Lakhani. Mieko lives in Edmonton with her husband Kim and her dog Nara.