Theresa Thomson

Theresa is delighted to get to direct our performers and assist Manitoba Theatre for Young People’s (MTYP) work for Brother Heinrich’s Christmas. She is the Theatre School Assistant Director at Manitoba Theatre for Young People.

Theresa has been working at MTYP’s theatre school since 2000 and highlights include: instructing all the different classes and camps, creating In Wonderland and to the CoreĀ for MTYP’s Spring Company and directing the last 7 productions for MTYP’s Summer Studio, which brings a production to the FGringe every year.

Outside of her work with MTYP, Theresa is also an actor, director, instructor, and make-up artist.

Kent Suss

Kent jumped at the chance to direct the voice actors and shadow puppet sequences for Brother Heinrich’s Christmas.

Kent Suss is the Theatre School Director at MTYP, and an instructor of Drama in the Faculty of Education at the University of Winnipeg.

He has created puppets for many theatre productions, including Talking to Strangers (Upcycle Theatre Collective), the opera Little Red’s Most Unusual Day (THree Little Birds Productions), and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (MTYP’s Shakespeare Company).

Kent currently teaches the class Puppet Magic to 5- and 6-year-olds at MTYP.