Curator (Presentations)

ted witzel (he/him) is a queer theatre-maker, curator, and arts leader who has worked in theatres across canada, as well as the UK, italy, and germany. ted recently finished up four years as artistic associate and laboratory director for the stratford festival, where he oversaw the festival’s research and development initiatives.

in 2019, ted was an artistic leadership resident at the national theatre school and the banff centre.  he has been artist-in-residence at buddies in bad times, harbourfront centre, and the institut für alles mögliche. ted was in the inaugural cohort of york university/canadian stage’s MFA in directing and holds a BA from the university of toronto.  ted is currently based in milan, italy.

recent directing credits include: every little nookie (stratford festival), just a trick (TO live online), susanna fournier’s what happens to you happens to me (canadian stage CSgrid), elizabeth rex (theatre@york), the scavenger’s daughter (buddies/paradigm) and LULU v.7 // aspects of a femme fatale (buddies/red light district).