Biography

An award winning actor, designer and director JP has been both on and off the stage all over the world.  He is currently the Artistic Director for StoryBook Theatre which under his leadership has grown to be Canada's largest volunteer driven Theatre for Young Audiences. Recent credits both on and off the stage include: Touch Me, Naughty But Nice (Forté), As You Like It, Romeo & Juliet (The Shakespeare Co.), High Life, The Money Shot, Reasons to Be Happy (Ground Zero), Annie Davidson, Sound of Music(Cowtown Opera), Uptown Country Girls (Stage West), Epiphany, Dads In Bondage, If I Weren't With You (LunchBox Theatre), The Secret Garden, The Last 5 Years, Avenue Q (StoryBook Theatre),  Sweeney Todd, Filumena, Dead Man Walking (Calgary Opera).  JP holds a bachelor degree in Theatre Arts and Drama in Education and although plenty of his life is spent living and breathing theatre he always makes time for his beautiful wifeTara and sons, Evan Xander and Isaac Tanner, they make the endless hours and demands of theatre worthwhile.

 

 

 

 

ROLE

 

Director

Lighting Designer

Set Designer

Director

Lighting Designer

Set Designer

Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Actor - TBD

Lighting Designer

Set Designer

Director

 

Director

Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Director

Lighting Designer

Set Designer

Lighting Designer

Set Designer

Actor - Archibald Craven

Lighting Designer

Set Designer

Director

Set Designer

Director

Set Designer

Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Director

Lighting Designer

Director

*Lighting Designer

Set Designer

Set Designer

*Actor - Joey Dingle

Set Designer

Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

 

*Director

Director

*Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Set Designer

Actor - Andy

Actor - Joey Dingle

*Set Designer

*Lighting Designer

*Director

Actor - Capt. Von Trapp

 

*Director

*Set Designer

*Lighting Designer

Director

Set Designer

Lighting Designer

Actor - Railway Executive

Actor - Cowboy

*Actor - Jamie Wellerstein

Director

Set Designer

Lighting Designer

*Actor - Allan

*Director

*Set Designer

*Lighting Designer

Director

Actor - Homecoming King

*Actor - Princeton/Rod

Director

Set Designer

Lighting Designer

Assistant Director

 

Director

Director

Director

Director

Director

Director

Director

Actor - Man 2

Director

Actor - Jamie Wellerstien

Director

Director

Director

Director

Director

Actor - Soloist

Director

Director

Director

Director

*Actor - The Baker

*Actor - Max 

Director

Director

Director

*Actor - Gordon Schwinn

Actor - Sudge

Director

Actor - Soloist

Director

Actor - Paul

Actor - Chorus

Actor - Tony

Actor - Joseph

Actor - Young Man

Actor - Robert

Actor - Mickey

Actor - Robert

Actor - Francis

Actor - The Man

Actor - Prometheus

Actor - Gus Sharkey

Actor - Peter Quince

Actor - Robert

Actor - Ms Gemima Fortune

Actor - The Prince

Actor - Dick Whittington

Actor - The Cow

SHOW

 

Grease the Musical

Grease the Musical

Grease the Musical

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Wish Granted

Good Night Moon

The Paper Bag Princess

Lord of the Flies

Degenerate Hospital

Boys Own Jedi Handbook

Boys Own Jedi Handbook

10 Minute Play Festival

 

Naughty But Nice

Naughty But Nice

Amazing Christmas Race

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

Epiphany

Ching Chong China Man

The Secret Garden

Cinderella: tale of the glass slipper

Romeo & Juliet

Annie Davidson

The Money Shot

RENT: School Edition

RENT: School Edition

RENT: School Edition

Applause - CHINA Tour

Annie Davidson Workshop

Spring Concert

Roald Dah's Willy Wonka

Roald Dah's Willy Wonka

As You Like It

The Great Gatsby

Dad's In Bondage

Reasons To Be Happy

Reasons To Be Happy

Red Riding Hood

Awesome Allie First Kid Astronaut

A Woman In Search of God

 

Naughty But Nice

Peter Pan the Musical

Peter Pan the Musical

Busytown the Musical

High Life

High Life

Herschell Gordon Lewis' Bloodmania

Dad's In Bondage - Workshop

Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical

Touch Me - Songs for a (dis)connected age

The Sound of Music

 

Big the Musical

Big the Musical

Big the Musical

Captain Louie

Captain Louie

Captain Louie

Hell on Wheels S03/E01

Uptown Country Girls

The Last 5 Years

Hairspray

Hairspray

Hairspray

If I Weren't with You

White Christmas

White Christmas

White Christmas

Hansel & Gretl

Homecoming King

Avenue Q

Pinkalicious

Pinkalicious

Pinkalicious

The 39 Steps

 

The Magic Flute

Gone Fishin'

Love Letters

One Christmas Carol

Toxic Avenger the Musical

Plaid Tidings

Putting it Together

Putting it Together

The Last 5 Years

The Last 5 Years

Life Could Be A Dream

SUDS: The Rocking 60's Musical

SUDS: The Rocking 60's Musical

Rocky Horror Show

Snoopy! The Musical

Dead Man Walking

I LoveYou, You're Perfect, Now Change

Don't Hug Me

You're A Good Man Charlie Brown

Little Shop of Horrors

Into the Woods

Lend Me a Tenor

The Last Resort

Nunsense

A New Brain

A New Brain

Forever Plaid

Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show

Sweeney Todd

Cabaret

Company

Filumena

West Side Story

Joseph/Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

This is a Play

Company

Blood Brothers

The Sitter

The Golder Age

My Next Husband Will Be a Beauty

Prometheus Bound

Leader of the Pack

A Midsummer Nights Dream

Tomorrow May Never Come

Red Riding Hood

Cinderella

Dick Whittington

Jack & the Beanstalk

 

COMPANY

 

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

Calgary Youth Singers

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

Dirty Laundry

Ground Zero/Hit & Myth

Ground Zero/Hit & Myth

Cowtown Opera

 

Forté Musical Theatre

Forté Musical Theatre

Calgary Youth Singers

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

Lunchbox Theatre

Iglesias Productions

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

The Shakespeare Co.

Cowtown Opera

Ground Zero/Hit & Myth

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theare

StoryBook Theare

Youth Singers of Calgary

Cowtown Opera

Youth Singers of Calgary

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

The Shakespeare Co.

Saint John Theatre

Lunchbox Theatre

Ground Zero/Hit & Myth

Ground Zero/Hit & Myth

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

Ellipsis Tree

 

Forté Musical Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

Ground Zero/Hit & Myth

Ground Zero/Hit & Myth

HGB Entertainment

Lunchbox Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

StoryBook Theatre

Forté Musical Theatre

Cowtown Opera

 

StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

AMC

Stage West

​StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

Lunchbox Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

Cowtown Opera

​Lunchbox Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

​StoryBook Theatre

Stage West

 

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Broadway West

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Log Cabin Theatre

Log Cabin Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Calgary Opera

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Cappuccino Theatre

Morpheus Theatre

Log Cabin Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Front Row Centre Players

Front Row Centre Players

Cornerstone Theatre

Cornerstone Theatre

Calgary Opera

McMaster Musical Theatre

Front Row Centre Players
Calgary Opera
Garden City Productions

Garden City Productions

Brock University Arts

McMaster Musical Theatre

McMaster Musical Theatre

McMaster Theatre Arts

McMaster Theatre Arts

McMaster Theatre Arts

McMaster Theatre Arts

ELSS

ELSS

Ontario PADS

Elliot Lake Arts Council

Elliot Lake Arts Counci

Elliot Lake Arts Counci

Elliot Lake Arts Counci

YEAR

 

2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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EARLIER

 

 

Director
Lighting Designer
Actor
Set Designer
* denotes awards or nominations for role

2010 - present

2010 - present