Richard Rose is the Artistic Director of Tarragon Theatre. Prior to joining the Tarragon in 2002, Richard was Founding Artistic Director at Necessary Angel (a position he held from 1978–2002), Associate Director for Canadian Stage Company, Director of the Stratford Festival Young Company, and spent ten seasons directing at the Stratford Festival.
He has directed plays across Canada, the United States, and in London’s West End in styles ranging from the environmental to the classical. Richard is well known for developing new work, including four plays that won the Governor General’s Literary Award and nine other nominated plays. He is a four-time Dora award winner for direction and production and has had numerous nominations.