David Leyshon

CAEA / ACTRA

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 HEIGHT 6'1"
WEIGHT 160 lbs
HAIR: Brown
 EYES; Brown

THEATRE

* Denotes Fight Captain

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE George Bailey Chemainus Theatre Festival / Peter Jorgensen  
THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Antipholus Neptune Theatre/George Pothitos

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Jack Neptune Theatre / George Pothitos  

A FEW GOOD MEN Ross Citadel/MTC / James MacDonald

A PERFECT WEDDING Tom Drayton Entertainment / James Kall  

ROPE Rupert Cadell Vertigo Theatre / Blair Williams

THE 39 STEPS Richard Hannay Globe Theatre / Marti Maraden

WIZARD OF OZ Tin Man/Hickory Alberta Theatre Projects / Glynis Leyshon

SHADY BUSINESS Terry Stage West / J. Sean Elliott

DON'T HUG ME Aarvid Gisselsen Stage West / Bob Walton
 
LITTLE WOMEN Professor Fritz Bhaer Citadel Theatre / Bob Baker

THE THREE MUSKETEERS Count Rochefort Citadel Theatre / Bob Baker

GUYS AND DOLLS Sky Masterson Chemainus Theatre Festival / Peter Jorgensen
THIS COULD BE LOVE He Lunchbox Theatre / Glenda Stirling

EVELYN STRANGE Perry Spangler Vertigo Mystery Theatre / Joanne Deleeuw
MY MOTHER'S LESBIAN JEWISH WICCAN WEDDING Ensemble Mirvish Productions / Andrew Lamb
ROMEO AND JULIET Mercutio Shakespeare in the Park / Martie Fishman
MIDSUMMER NIGHT's DREAM Peter Quince Shakespeare in the Park Martie / Fishman
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Orin the Dentist Persephone Theatre / Peter Jorgensen
AN IDEAL HUSBAND Lord Goring Theatre Calgary / Marti Maraden

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Bob Crachit The Grand Theatre / Susan Ferley

HAMLET * Rosencrantz Stratford Festival / Adrian Noble

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW * Ensemble Stratford Festival / Peter Hinton

ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL Ensemble Stratford Festival / Marti Maraden

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD Victor Gristead / Neville Landless Vertigo Theatre / Mark Bellamy
BLOOD BROTHERS Eddie Theatre Aquarius / Michael Shamata

HOTEL PECCADILLO Mathieu Shaw Festival / Morris Panych

THE CASSILIS ENGAGEMENT Geoffrey Shaw Festival / Christopher Newton

HIGH SOCIETY George Shaw Festival / Kelly Robinson

INVISIBLE MAN Bunting Shaw Festival / Neil Munro

THE GOLDEN APPLE Ulysses Shaw Festival Musical Reading / Paul Sportelli
CINDERELLA Prince/Townsperson Globe Theatre / Ruth Smillie

HAPPY END Hannibal  Shaw Festival / Tadeusz Bradecki

MAJOR BARBARA * Stephen  Shaw Festival / Joseph Ziegler
 
GREASE Johnny Casion/Teen Angel  Stage West / Di Nyland-Proctor

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Algernon Shaw Festival / Christopher Newton

THREE KINDS OF BLISS Principal  Shaw Festival / CBC / Daryl Cloran

THE WEATHER BREEDER Principal  Shaw Festival / CBC / Valerie Moore

THE TINKER'S WEDDING * Michael Byrne  Shaw Festival / Micheline Chevrier

MISALLIANCE * Bentley Shaw Festival/ Neil Munro

THE ROYAL FAMILY * Perry Shaw Festival / Martha Henry

WAYS AND MEANS Toby Shaw Festival Director's Project / Glenda Sterling
A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING David Lunchbox Theatre / Mark Bellamy

THE DETECTIVE STORY Gallantz/Photographer Shaw Festival / Neil Munro

CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA Porter/Soldier Shaw Festival / Christopher Newton

THE TENOR Valet Shaw Festival Director's Project / Heather Ingles
QUEENS OF FRANCE Principal Shaw Festival / CBC Radio / Denis Johnston
THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Various  Shaw Festival / Neil Munro

SHADOW PLAY  Young Man Shaw Festival / David Savoy

DRUMHELLER *  Dr. Bloomfield Prime Stock Theatre / Thomas Usher

EVANGELINE Gabriel Mount Royal College / Brian Deedrick
I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT.....  Man l Mayfield Theatre / James Brewer

OKLAHOMA!  Will Parker Mayfield Theatre / James Brewer

SIX WAR YEARS Various Love Seat Dissidents / Sean Bowie

FOREVER PLAID  Sparky Mayfield Theatre / Ron Ulrich

THE FANTASTICKS Matt Theatre Calgary / Kevin McKendrick

GUYS AND DOLLS Calvin Stage West Calgary / Diane Nyland Proctor
TWELFTH NIGHT Malvolio Shakespeare In The Park / Barry Thorson
HENRY V French King Shakespeare In The Park / Charlie Tomlinson
STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Young Collector Globe Theatre / Susan Ferley

SLEEPING BEAUTY Dancer Royal Winnipeg Ballet / Regional Cast

DIRECTING
Currently serving as Artistic Director of the Souris Valley Theatre 
 
I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT    Souris Valley Theatre
A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE  Souris Valley Theatre
IF I WERE'NT WITH YOU  Lunchbox Theatre

 
UNIVERSITY 
THEATRE
TWELFTH NIGHT Sir Andrew U of Regina / Jake Roberts
THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON Ernest U of Regina / Gerald Lenton-Young
THE HOSTAGE Leslie U of Regina / Jake Roberts
AS YOU LIKE IT Orlando U of Regina / Gerald Lenton-Young
YANKEE NOTIONS MacDonald U of Regina / Jake Roberts
HAMLET  Rosencrantz U of Regina / Kelly Handerek
THE SEAGULL Medvedenko  U of Regina / Jake Roberts


TRAINING

BFA University of Regina, 1998 
  Equity Voice Workshop; David Ley
International Paddy Crean Fight Workshop, Banff,  2001 
  Saskatchewan Safety Council Touring Company 1995-96
Banff/Citadel Professional Training Program, 2011
 

AWARDS

Betty Mitchell Award Nomination: Evangeline, 2000/01
Betty Mitchell Award Nomination: A Grand Night For Singing 2002-3 
Betty Mitchell Award Nomination: Ideal Husband, 2009
Calgary Critter Nomination: Directing - If I Weren't With You, 2013  
 

SPECIAL SKILLS

French Speaking, Juggling, Unicycle Riding, Trick Roping, Strong Dialect Work
 

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