The Associate Chair of the UWaterloo's Theatre and Performance Program, Andy Houston hosts a discussion with the Stratford Festival's Artistic Director, Antoni Cimolino.
Antoni Cimolino is from Sudbury, Ontario and holds an MFA from the University of Windsor. He began his theatre career in Stratford, Ontario as an actor in the late 1980s. He then focussed his efforts on directing, and moved up to executive roles at the Stratford Festival. He became the Artistic Director in 2013. Cimolino has contributed significantly to the Stratford Festival in terms of fundraising and construction initiatives. Most recently, he campaigned to build the new, multimillion dollar Tom Patterson Theatre.