Keith Turnbull is a director, dramaturge, and producer committed to contemporary and new work in theatre and opera. He was artistic director of the Manitoba Theatre Centre; of Second Stage, Neptune Theatre; and founding artistic director of the NDWT Co., a First Nations theatre company from which emerged many of Canada’s most noted native performers and writers. He is the past artistic director/executive producer of Banff Theatre Arts. He has taught extensively throughout Canada. He has directed more than ninety plays in theatres across Canada and opera/music theatre in Canada, Wales, Sweden, and the US. He recently directed A Chair in Love, a comic opera by John Metcalf and Larry Tremblay in Montreal.