Production Dramaturg (Pride and Prejudice)
Raised in: Calgary, AB/Based in: Calgary, AB
For The NAC: NAC debut.
Theatre: (Assistant Director) Enron; (Dramaturg) A Christmas Carol (2011), Much Ado About Nothing, Jake and the Kid, Beyond Eden, Lost – A Memoir; (Actor) A Christmas Carol (2004 – 2005) (Theatre Calgary). Prior to joining Theatre Calgary, Shari was Resident Dramaturg at Alberta Playwrights’ Network. While at APN, Shari edited and coordinated the book Theatre 100, celebrating theatre practitioners in Alberta over the past 100 years. She has also written editorial materials for a variety of publications by Broadview Press, including The Broadview Anthology of British Literature. Shari is also a professional actor, having appeared in productions with Vertigo Theatre, Alberta Theatre Projects, Lunchbox Theatre, Stage West, Quest Theatre, Shadow Productions and Dirty Laundry, Calgary’s live, improvised soap-opera. Shari is a member of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas and has been with Theatre Calgary since 2007, as Literary Manager and currently Artistic Associate – New Play Development.