During his twelve-year tenure as Artistic Director of 25th Street Theatre, one of Canada’s flagship companies developing and producing new work, Tom gained a reputation for premiering some of the country's finest playwrights. He also premiered works by U.S. writers as Howard Korder and Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel, staging the world premiere of her play, The Oldest Profession. Since 2007 he has concentrated on premiering and touring international co-productions.
Tom Bentley-Fisher has been artistic director of five professional theatres in North America and Europe. From 2008 to 2016, he was artistic director of Tant per Tant, an international theatre company producing and exchanging plays between Canada and Spain. He now heads an offshoot of the company, Tant per Tant - Theatre and Film.
His productions have twice been featured at the acclaimed Grec Festival of Barcelona, and his all- female version of The Iliad was performed at the Mérida Classical Theatre Festival in Spain. He has directed Off-Broadway and for major regional theatres across Canada and Catalonia.
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