Tracy has a long history of working in Theatre for Young Audiences and for many years has worked as a director, dramaturg and facilitator at Concrete Theatre. She is the creator of Concrete’s school residency program Acting Our Colours and director of the award-winning Lig & Bittle by Elyne Quan & Jared Matsunaga-Turnbull.
Tracy has worked extensively as a freelance theatre artist in Edmonton and has held the roles of Artistic Associate- North for Alberta Playwrights’ Network and Artistic Associate at the Citadel Theatre where she co-created and directed KidsPlay @ the Citadel, a series of plays for children and their families. Tracy is presently the facilitator of the Young Playwriting Company at the Citadel and Co-producer of EDMONten- A Showcase of Ten-Minute Plays.
Corben (he/him) is a theatremaker of Métis heritage who is proud to serve as one of Concrete Theatre’s new Co-Artistic Directors. He has worked with Concrete as an actor, director, stage manager and facilitator, and he is excited to keep dreaming up relevant theatre with this incredible team. Corben is also the Founder and Co-Artistic Producer of Impossible Mongoose: an award-winning independent theatre company started in amiskwaciy-wâskahikan (Edmonton) in 2013.
Artistic Director (Outgoing)
Mieko is proud to be one of the founding members of Concrete and to see the company evolve and grow. She has written, translated, performed and directed shows for the company since 1989. As a freelance artist she continues to work as an award winning actor, writer and director in theatre, film and TV and teach at the post-secondary level. Mieko lives in Edmonton with her husband Kim and her dog Nara.
Caroline is a founder and was a long-time Co-Artistic Director of Concrete Theatre. She has directed and dramaturged numerous projects with Concrete since 1989. Caroline also works as a theatre teacher and freelance director at Concordia University College, The University of Alberta, The Citadel Theatre and Opera Nuova. Caroline lives in Edmonton with husband John and son Xavier.
Patrick 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.
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, clown, and donkey wrangler. Heather stage managed CTRL-ALT-DEL and The Antyssey for Concrete Theatre in 2019. She holds an honours diploma in Technical Theatre from Humber College, Toronto and a Bachelor of Performing Arts Degree from Capilano University, North Vancouver.
Director at Large
Director at Large