A product of the University of Winnipeg, Kevin has been creating professional theatre for well over 20 years. In addition to being an Artistic Associate with Echo Theatre, he spent 15 years (& a lot of blood, sweat & tears) serving as a member of Shakespeare in the Ruins, 7 as Artistic Co-Chair. His most recent Fringe appearance was in Time’s Fancy playing Henry V (2017) & he also wrote and appeared in Aftertaste (2002 Rintoul Award) and After Dinner Story (2003). Previously for Echo Theatre he has directed JONNO, Lulu: A Monster Tragedy, Le Grand-Guignol Sur La Prairie, & MissAdventurous Perils of Pauline.  He was a member of the 2018 Directors Lab North & the 2015 Citadel/Banff Professional Training Program. Recent acting credits include A Christmas Carol, Shakespeare In Love (RMTC). He can also be seen this summer playing Lumiére in Rainbow Stage’s Beauty and the Beast.

Kevin Klassen
Performer, Creator

With a multi-faceted and distinct visual style, jaymez has worked in the visual art, dance, theatre and music communities. His video work has appeared in a number of international festivals, theatrical and dance productions and he has performed live video alongside dozens of musicians and artists. He has created lighting, video and sound designs for a wide range of companies and choreographers and his work has been seen in a number of cities across Canada and around the world. jaymez currently sits on the board of Video Pool Media Arts Centre and holds a BFA in Video from the University of Manitoba.

jaymez
Projection design, lighting

The 1895 home of Sir Hugh John Macdonald and his family. Now functioning as a non-profit heritage museum, the Queen Anne revival style architecture and Victorian era artifacts and decor provide a backdrop of luxury and privilege that can be associated with Hamlet and his family. The Dalnavert Museum strives to foster an inclusive space that makes room for people of all backgrounds, identities, circumstances, and abilities.

Dalnavert Museum
Set

Echo Logo design by Kendra Magnus-Johnston

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