Garrett (he/him) was born into the V. Anne Barker school of performing arts where he studied with his mother, as well as appeared in annual musical theatre productions with the school. Through his teenage years, Garrett began to delve into stagecraft and the technical aspects of theatrical production. Garrett went to Dalhousie University where he studied sceneography under Peter Perina, with a focus on lighting and stage management. Garrett works currently as Neptune Theatre’s ATD throughout their regular seasons but, whenever possible, he works as a set, lighting and projection designer for a variety of companies including The Ship’s Co, Live Bait, Starvox, Mulgrave Road, Doppler Effect, and Eastern Front. Garrett has recieved three Robert Merritt awards for his work.
Theatre Nova Scotia and DramaFest operate out of Kjipuktuk in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded and unsurrendered land of the Mi’kmaq People. TNS and DramaFest are committed to supporting theatre artists and the pursuit of theatre across Mi’kma’ki. As an organization, we commit to learning how we can better serve the artists and people living in Mi’kma’ki, and honour the treaties that cover this land. We are all treaty people.
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