Emily Dix is the Artistic Executive Director of Bygone Theatre, a position she has held since October 2012. In 2020 she won the Broadway World Toronto award for Best Director for her work on Bygone Theatre's production of The Rear Window.

Freelance arts worker

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

"(Dix has) also given the action (in Rope) a local flavour with mentions of Upper Canada College, Yonge St. and Rosedale. Most importantly, she generally keeps the tension taut: will someone discover what's in the trunk?"

— NOW Magazine, Jon Kaplan

DIRECTING CREDITS

ROPE

Produced by Bygone Theatre
November 2014, Gibson House Museum

The Rear Window - Bygone Theatre/The Rear Window Collective, 2019*

A Night With Frank & Judy - Bygone Theatre/ Godfrey & Finns, 2018**

Loot - The Loot Collective / Bygone Theatre, 2018

His Girl Friday - Bygone Theatre, 2017

Wait Until Dark - Bygone Theatre , 2016

Rope - Bygone Theatre, 2014

Festival of Dance - Hart House Theatre, 2014

Dial M For Murder - Bygone Theatre, 2013

Festival of Dance - Hart House Theatre (assistant director), 2013

Revelation - Alumnae Theatre New Ideas Festival (assistant director), 2013

Doubt: A Parable - Bygone Theatre, 2013***

Plasterface - Newborn Theatre, 2012

Noble Savages - Newborn Theatre Odds and Ends Festival, 2012

Children Don't Cry - Newborn Theatre Odds and Ends Festival, 2012

Bucket - InspiraTO Festival, 2012

Pigeons In Love - InspiraTO Festival, 2012

The Night of the Iguana - Hart House Theatre (assistant director), 2012

Hairspray - St. Michael's College, 2011****

Arsenic and Old Lace - Victoria College Drama, 2011

*Winner, Broadway World Toronto Best Director Award, 2019

**Winner, Broadway World Toronto Best Cabaret Award, 2018

***Winner, UC Follies Best Director & Best Site-Specific Production, 2013

****Nominated for the UofT Drama Coalition Best Director Award and Best Production Award, 2012

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