Donnie is really happy to be back directing Kooshog Lake. It’s one of his favourite Norm Foster shows. He is Artistic Director of Upper Canada Playhouse where he has directed over 60 shows including this season’s Don’t Dress for Dinner & Lunenburg. After opening this show, he returns to The Playhouse to direct Ethan Claymore’s Christmas.
Name: Donnie Bowes
Born in: New Brunswick
Favorite Play: Always my last one.
Favorite Film: Mary Poppins or Fargo (depending on the day)
Favorite Famous Person Worked With: Annamarie Lea (she signs the cheques)
Favorite Thing About Alberta: lots of open country & great prime rib.
Favorite Fish Dish: poached salmon
Favorite Fishing Lure: you use medium all dressed pizza
Funny Personal Fishing Story: used wrong end of the rod
Favorite Norm Foster Line or Quote: “I’m a confirmed bachelor. Was married once. That confirmed it for me.”