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Donna Fletcher

Theatre and Film


Donna Fletcher Title: Instructor
Office: 4T06
Building: Asper Centre for Theatre and Film
Phone: 204.258-3811
Email: fletcher_hickerson@shaw.ca

Biography:

Donna Fletcher is an accomplished actor, director and singer with a wide range of national experience in theatre and musical theatre.  Proud of her prairie roots, Donna received her early training in Winnipeg and earned a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Manitoba, a diploma in Music Theatre from The Banff Centre for the Arts, and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from The University of Toronto. 

As an actor, Donna has been acclaimed in principle roles from east to west with the Charlottetown Festival, Drayton Festival, Rainbow Stage, Theatre Calgary, Stage West Calgary, the National Arts Centre, Manitoba Opera, MTC, PTE, MTYP, WJT, the Belfry Theatre and Persephone Theatre.  Recent performing credits include Sister Act (Rainbow Stage) and A Little Night Music and Kiss of the Spider Woman (Dry Cold Productions).  As a director Donna has helmed the Rainbow Stage/WSO concert presentation of South Pacific as well as Annie.  Other directing credits include Kiss Me Kate, Carousel and City Workers In Love for NUOVA, Phantom of the Opera, Into the Woods & The Sound of Music for Opera on the Avalon, The Bridges of Madison County, The Addams Family and Sweeney Todd for Dry Cold Productions and Brundibar for the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra.  Donna was thrilled to play Stella in Johnny Belinda at the Charlottetown Festival – the first musical featured on CBC Radio’s Saturday Afternoon at the Opera and was honoured to take the stage with TONY Award winner Len Cariou in the WSO presentation of Send in the Clowns: The Music of Stephen Sondheim

Donna has the distinction of being the first Winnipeg born female to direct at Rainbow Stage and in July of 2012 was inducted into their Wall of Fame.  Always seeking new challenges, Donna co-created Winnipeg Musical Theatre Company Dry Cold Productions which is celebrating its 20th season in 2019-20.  Donna is a nationally respected clinician, Voice and Musical Theatre Instructor at the University Of Manitoba Desautels Faculty of Music as well as the University of Winnipeg Theatre Department and is a Faculty member of the NUOVA Opera and Musical Theatre Summer Training Programme in Edmonton.

 

Photo Credit:  Kevin McIntyre

Courses:

THFM-2922-001 Intro to Music and Singing

THFM-3002-003 SpSt: Advanced Singing

THFM-3920-001 Musical Theatre