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Jon Lachlan Stewart


Jon is an internationally acclaimed director, and artistic director of Théâtre Surreal SoReal and La Fille Du Laitier who’s work will soon take him to the United States, all around Canada, and in Europe, in both French and English. Directing credits include Le Petit Prince (Crows’ Theatre upcoming), Lungs (Shadow Theatre upcoming) Ruddigore (Lakeshore Light Opera), Macbeth Muet (International tour), Tong: a tip of the tongue opera (La Fille du Laitier) and Before Her Time: 3 Plays by Samuel Beckett, (National Theatre School), as well as the first Quebecois translation of Tracy Letts’ Killer Joe (La Licorne staged reading).

Jon has acted extensively in Canada with companies such as The Citadel Theatre and L’UniThéâtre (Edmonton), Seizième and Zee Zee (Vancouver), The Segal Centre and Théâtre Prospero (Montréal).

Upcoming, Jon is creating an adaptation of Richard Bach’s Jonathan Livingston Seagull featuring dancers and actors living with physical disability, and Trying to Listen, a highly technological concept putting the audience in headphones. Jon is a graduate of the National Theatre School’s directing program, and a graduate of Studio 58’s acting stream.