Barbara Kobolak

Directing Credits

2002: December 27, 28, 29 Rumplestiltskin – A Rockin’ Musical
2014: September 16 – 20 & 23 – 27, The Dining Room

Acting Credits

1989: October 1989 Crimes of the Heart
1991: February 1991 A Doll’s House
1994: March 2-5 Blood Relations
1994: October 1994 Lost in Yonkers
1997: October 1997 Conjugal Rites
2000: January 19-22 & 25-29 The Curious Savage
2003: May 28-31 & June 2-7 The Snow Ball
2005: February 1-5 and 8-12 Dancing at Lughnasa
2006: Sept 19-23 & 26-30 Here on the Flight Path
2011: March 22 – April 2, 2011 Cash On Delivery
2012: February 7-11&14-18,2011 Pack of Lies

Production Credits

Assistant Director The Madwoman of Chaillot
Assistant Stage Manager The Real Thing
Set Design Rumplestiltskin – A Rockin’ Musical
Set Construction Seussical
Construction Assistant A Midsummer Night’s Dream
John Buchan’s The 39 Steps
Scenic Painter Cat’s Cradle
Set Painter You Can’t Take it With You -II
The Uninvited
Blithe Spirit
The Gallant Tailor or 7 at One Blow
Having Hope at Home
Maggie’s Getting Married
Pack of Lies
Friends, With Benefits
Private Lives
Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka
Yo, Vikings! 
Fairy Tale Ending, the Big Bad Family Musical
Set Painting Assistant Murder in Noirville
The Odd Couple
Continuity Shadow Box
The Heidi Chronicles
Rock and Roll
The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Blithe Spirit
Friends, With Benefits
Continuity Assistant Murder by Misadventure
Set Painter A Flea in Her Ear
Perfect Wedding 
Set Painting Assistant Rabbit Hole
Properties On Golden Pond
Dresser Friends, With Benefits
Refreshments John Buchan’s The 39 Steps
Agnes of God
Perfect Wedding
Inherit the Wind
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
The Black Bonspiel of Wullie MacCrimmon
4000 Miles
Radium Girls
Cat’s Cradle
The Odd Couple
Calendar Girls
The Last Romance
Refreshments & Servery Night Sky
The Lion in Winter

From the program for The Dining Room:

BARBARA KOBOLAK (Director) has been a member of Kanata Theatre since 1989—this is her second KT directing effort. Audiences may also remember her from such roles as Barbara (Pack of Lies), Gwen (Here on the Flight Path), Maggie (Dancing at Lughnasa), and Bella (Lost in Yonkers); last spring she was Edith Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank (Phoenix Players). She has previously directed for Phoenix and for the one-act play readings at Ottawa Little Theatre. Barbara currently sits on the Kanata Theatre board as vice-president, and is also on the board of the Eastern Ontario Drama League. Thanks to everyone for serving up such a delightful production!

From the program for Here on the Flight Path:

BARBARA KOBOLAK (Gwen) was last seen on stage as the jokester sister Maggie in Dancing at Lughnasa. She has acted, worked off stage, and directed at Kanata Theatre since 1989. Other KT roles have included Bella in Lost in Yonkers, Lenny in Crimes of the Heart, Barbara in The Snow Ball, and Lily Belle in The Curious Savage. Her previous Foster experience was as Ruth in Phoenix Players’ Opening Night in 2004. Barbara has also performed at Ottawa Little Theatre, Tara Players and Lakeside Players.

From the program for Cash on Delivery:

BARBARA KOBOLAK (Sally Chessington) first appeared on Kanata Theatre’s stage as Lenny in Crimes of the Heart. She has since appeared in eight other Kanata Theatre productions including Dancing at LughnasaLost in Yonkers, and most recently as Gwen in Here on the Flight Path. Barbara has also acted with Ottawa Little Theatre, Tara Players, and Phoenix Players. She has directed for Phoenix Players and, in 2002 directed Rumplestiltskin – A Rockin’ Musical for Kanata Theatre. Barbara is on the executive of the Eastern Ontario Drama League.

From the program for Pack of Lies:

BARBARA KOBOLAK (Barbara Jackson) has acted in over 35 community theatre productions in the Ottawa region; other contributions have been in directing, and stage management or crew. Selected Kanata Theatre credits include: Sally (Cash on Delivery), Maggie (Dancing at Lughnasa), Bella (Lost in Yonkers), and Gwen (Here on the Flight Path). Barbara is also on the executive of the Eastern Ontario Drama League, and provides support to her husband, Tom, for Romeo and Juliet to be presented in May.