Eric Rose is a multi-award winning director, creator, playwright, dramaturg, educator and the Co-Artistic Director of Calgary’s Ghost River Theatre. Recent GRT credits: directing the première of David van Belle’s Everything is Terribly Nice Here, Jason Carnew’s ONE (Betty Award Outstanding Production, Canadian Stage Award for Direction - SummerWorks), directing/co-writing The Highest Step in the World (Betty Award Outstanding Production, shortlist Gwen Pharis Ringwood Prize, CITT Award for Technical Merit).
Other credits: Directing Hannah Moscovitch’s Huron Bride for Vertigo Theatre; Directing the Canadian première of The Kite Runner for Theatre Calgary/Citadel Theatre; directing/co-writing Peril in Paris with Ethan Cole (Betty Outstanding New Play) for Lunchbox Theatre. Eric was named to Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 class of 2012 and received the 2012 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award for his body of work as a theatrical innovator. Up-coming Eric will be adapting Ray Bradbury’s short story Tomorrow’s Child with sound designer Matthew Waddell for a blindfolded audience as part of GRT’s Six Senses Performance Series.