Ouzounian, Richard

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Ouzounian, Richard

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Richard Ouzounian is a director, playwright, critic, and artistic director. Born in New York in 1950, he graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Master of Arts in 1972. Since then, he has been involved with over 250 theatre productions, working with various theatre companies across Canada. He served as the Artistic Director of Neptune Theatre (1986-1989), Manitoba Theatre Centre (1980-1984), Festival Lennoxville (1978-1980), and Young People's Theatre (1979). He was also the associate director of the Stratford Festival (1986-1989). From 1995-2000, he was Creative Head of Arts Programming at TV Ontario and from 1991 to 200, he worked as a theatre critic from Radio 1. From 1990 to 2004, he hosted Say It With Music on Radio 2. In June, 2000, he became the theatre critic for The Toronto Star.


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Gaetan, Charlebois. "Ouzounian, Richard." Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia. Accessed August 27, 2018 from http://www.canadiantheatre.com/dict.pl?term=Ouzounian%2C%20Richard.

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