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Trevor Schwellnus

Trevor is a Toronto-based Scenographer – designing sets, lighting, and video for performance with independent artists. He has developed his approach to direction and dramaturgy through Collaborative creation in a designed environment at Aluna, leading the creation of Nohayquiensepa (Nooneknows) and What I learned from a decade of fear.  His design work for Aluna’s La Comunión, Madre, and For Sale launched him on his artistic path. He is currently developing a focus on the integration of artistic disciplines and intercultural practices with a language-based focus.  In 2015 he was shortlisted for Canada’s Siminovich Award.

Trevor has collaborated in theatre and dance with Modern Times, Jumblies, Fixtpoint, Alameda, Cahoots, Liza Balkan, Buddies in Bad Times, Independent Aunties, Obsidian, Tarragon, Small Wooden Shoe, One Reed, Marie-Josée Chartier, Ame Henderson’s Public Recordings, selfconscious Theatre, Susie Burpee, Sasha Ivanochko, Theatre Passe Muraille, and others. He has 5 Doras (of 14 career nominations), a Harold, and a Children’s Choice Award.