Dorothy Beak

Directing Credits

1986: May 7-11 Ghost on Tiptoe
1993: January 1993 Beyond Reasonable Doubt
1996: October 1996 A Month of Sundays

Acting Credits

1977: May 18-21 You Can’t Take It With You – I
1978: May 3-6 Arsenic And Old Lace
1979: March 7-10 Diary Of A Scoundrel
1980: May 7-10 Two And Two Make Sex
1980: December 3-6 Harvey
1982: March 1982 Round And Round The Garden
1983: May 11-14 Romantic Comedy
1984: February 1984 Dangerous Corner
1985: May 8-11 Living Together
1987: January 14-17 Key For Two
1989: May 1989 Pardon Me, Prime Minister
1991: February 1991 A Doll’s House
1992: May 1992 Pygmalion
1993: October 20-23 You Never Can Tell
1999: May 1999 The Madwoman of Chaillot
2000: Mar 22-25, Mar 28-Apr 1 Kindertransport
2002: March 27-30, April 2-6 The Stillborn Lover
2006: November 14-18 & 21-25 Happy Birthday Dear Alice
2008: November 11- 22, 2008 The Countess

Production Credits

Assistant to the Director Murder Once Removed
Production Manager A Christmas Carol
Enter A Free Man
Forty Carats
Otherwise Engaged
Black Comedy
Enter Laughing
A Bequest To The Nation
Noises Off
On the Razzle
Look, No Hans!
Steel Magnolias
The Importance of Being Earnest – II
The Cemetery Club
You Can’t Take it With You -II
Noises Off
The Gallant Tailor or 7 at One Blow
Rabbit Hole
Assistant Producer The Wild Guys
Stage Manager The Philadelphia Story
She Stoops To Conquer
Which Witch is Which?
The Waltz of the Toreadors – II
Moon Over Buffalo
Through the Looking Glass
Cash On Delivery
The Last Romance
Assistant Stage Manager Absent Friends
The Heidi Chronicles
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Bus Stop
Stage Crew Postmortem
Set Painter Forty Carats
Lighting Design Shadow Box
Sound Design Forty Carats
Continuity Angel Street
You Can’t Take It With You – I
Not Now Darling
Everything In The Garden
The Country Girl
Bousille And The Just
Twelfth Night
There Goes The Bride
Happy Birthday
Communicating Doors
Over the River and Through the Woods
Caught in the Net
Enchanted April
The Heiress
Having a Wonderful Time, Wish You We
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
Properties Critics Choice
Properties Assistant I Never Sang For My Father
Furnishings How The Other Half Loves
Enter Laughing
Costumes Assistant I Never Sang For My Father
Make-up The Country Girl
I Never Sang For My Father
Twelfth Night
Cause Celebre
Waiting For The Parade
Relative Strangers
Quiet In The Land
A Delicate Balance
Crimes of the Heart
As You Like It
One for the Pot
On Golden Pond
House Manager Many Moons
Choice for the Future

From the program for Happy Birthday Dear Alice:

DOROTHY BEAK (Alice) – most recently played Marion Raymond in The Stillborn Lover. She has performed in Romantic Comedy, Key for Two, Pygmalion, Kindertransport and many more at Kanata Theatre and OLT. Directing credits include Ghost on Tiptoe, Beyond Reasonable Doubt and A Month of Sundays. She has also produced and been stage manager for many shows. Dorothy’s involvement in the theatre started in England and has continued at Kanata Theatre for the past 30 years, serving on the board for 23 of these years in various positions and at the moment is the theatre’s publicist.

From the program for Happy Birthday Dear Alice:

DOROTHY BEAK (Margaret Ruskin) was most recently seen on stage as Alice in Happy Birthday Dear Alice, for which she was nominated by the Capital Critics Circle for Best Actress in a community theatre production. She has appeared in Stillborn Lover, Kindertransport, Pygmalion, Romantic Comedy and other productions. She has also been a producer and director. Dorothy has served on the board in many positions including president. She is Festival Chair for the Theatre Ontario Festival which will be hosted by Kanata Theatre in May 2009.