One of Canada's top designers, Michael Eagan was born in 1942, and graduated from the National Theatre School of Canada in 1967. He has designed for many of the major theatre, dance and opera companies in Canada including the Stratford Festival, the Shaw Festival, Canadian Stage, Theatre Calgary, Centaur Theatre, Theatre Lac-Brome, Theatre Plus. He was also director of design at the National Theatre School of Canada.
His designs are thoroughly researched for era and context, and he has excellent taste. Works include the Centaur production of the James W. Nichol adaptation of Margaret Laurence's Stone Angel, the Banff Centre for the Arts production of The Rake's Progress, and Rainbow Stage's Guys and Dolls.
He has also designed on Broadway and at the Julliard School, and for film and television.
Profile by Gaetan Charlebois
Last updated 2021-12-09