R.J. is a graduate of both the Canadian College of Performing Arts and Red Deer College performing arts programs and is thrilled to be off the mean streets of Toronto and onto the bear infested streets of Rossland. R.J. has worked as an actor, designer and director for the last 10 years. You may have last seen him in Iron Mountain Theatre’s production of Ski Bum: The Musical. Favorite directing credits include: White Star Lady (Iron Mountain Theatre) Little Shop Of Horrors (Gotta Getta Gimmick Pro) A Wiz Thru Oz, Mary Poppins (Buchart Gardens) A Pirate’s Vow (Mary Winspear Centre). Favorite performance credits include: Canadian Comedy Cabaret (Smile Theatre), Oil Rush (Victoria Petrolia Playhouse), Emily (The Gateway), The Inspector General, Bye Bye Birdie (Talk is Free Theatre), Fort Steele, Anne of Green Gables (Kaleidoscope Theatre), Songs for a New World (Critic’s Choice Award Best Musical), Garage Sale (The Belfry), My Fair Lady, Ah, Wilderness (Chemainus Theatre Festival), Little Shop of Horrors (Gotta Getta Gimmick Productions). Favorite design credits include: set and costume design: Shumskawlsing (Talk Is Free Theatre.) Set design: The Shape Of Things (Volition), A Mid-Summer Nights Dream and Into The Woods (Company ‘C’), Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet (Canadian College of Performing Arts). R.J is also a co-founder of Gotta Getta Gimmick Productions and was the Artistic Director and writer in residence for five seasons. He is a current executive director of Iron Mountain Theatre.
R.J. would like to thank the cast, crew and board of the Gold Fever Follies for keeping live theatre alive in the Kootenays. Enjoy the show!