Presenter details:

  • Date:

     February 15, 2017

  • Position:

     Arts Entrepreneur

  • Industry:

     2017, Teacher

Born in Coventry England and educated at St. Mary’s College, London and The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Keith has worked at the top levels of live theatre in Canada, including a season at The Stratford Festival, Ontario. There he worked with the eminent Canadian director, Jean Gascon, and helped create the festival’s submission to the Applebaum-Hebert Royal Commission on the Arts.

While in Edmonton, Keith worked with John Neville OBE at Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre and created The Phoenix Theatre. At Theatre 3, Edmonton, his award-winning premiere of Sharon Pollock’s internationally acclaimed drama, BLOOD RELATIONS earned him one of his entries in The Oxford Companion to Canadian Theatre.

Keith completed a well-spent decade and a half as a teacher at Brentwood College on Vancouver Island, where he was Director of Fine and Performing Arts

Keith’s co-written ‘claustrophobic thriller’ TRUNK, premiered at the Victoria International Film Festival, and is now in the hands of the international distributor, IndustryWorks, Vancouver. The second in the ‘claustrophobic thriller’ series, CONTAINER, is in development with an L.A. executive producer. His sitcom series, CON JOBS has been optioned to noted UK production company, Green Bay Media. His screenplay, LATE IN THE DAY, achieved semi-finalist status in the PRAXIS National Screenwriting Competition. Keith has had five scripts optioned, and a ‘story credit’ on YOUNG ALEXANDER, a feature-length production, (Kersley Enterprises). He was also a series writer on TIME EXPOSURES for Chek TV.