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kerry ann doherty

Director     Actor

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 Ms. Doherty's CV 

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Kerry Ann Doherty is a British-Canadian actor, director, and instructor with extensive credits across Canada and in the UK. This summer she will be directing The Importance of Being Earnest and movement directing A Midsummer Night's Dream at The St Lawrence Shakespeare Festival.


Born in Belfast, Kerry Ann is based in Niagara on the Lake, Canada, where she was a member of the Shaw Festival Ensemble for the 2022 season and was the Director/Choreographer of the new musical Nobody's Children (Book and Lyrics by Lezlie Wade, Music by Scott Christian) for Yellow Door Theatre Projects. She is also the Founder (along with Thom Marriott) and Artistic Director of theatreSix and the Founder and past Artistic Director of  The Little Lion Theatre Company in London, England.


A MFA Graduate from East 15, University of Essex, Kerry Ann was pleased to step into the  2018/19 RBC Emerging Director position for Studio 180.  In the winter of 2020 she directed theatreSix's  inaugural production Grounded by George Brant at the Streetcar Crowsnest Theatre, Toronto, starring Carly Street (Dora Nominiated for her performance).  

Ms. Doherty's acting work ranges from Shakespearean classics to new works to physical theatre and film/tv. Before becoming a  member of the Shaw Festival Ensemble,  she performed in the premiere of the new musical Sticky Fingers, book and lyrics by Lezlie Wade and Music by Scott Christian, and shot her second episode of Murdoch Mysteries.

Ms. Doherty is also a current instructor at Yellowdoor Theatre Projects teaching scene study, monologue prep and acting for the stage and for the camera.




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Catherine Knights

15 Old Primrose Lane

Toronto, Ontario 

CANADA     M5A 4T1

Tel: 647 460 8413

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