Directing in Canada
Directing as Research
Since Baņuta returned to Canada, she has directed four Resource Shows at the Centre for Drama at the University of Toronto. Working with an extraordinary crop of graduating theatre students, she's helmed four flagship productions, pushing the theatrical envelope. She's staged British political drama; experimental American playwriting; and adapted a novel by Virginia Woolf and an 18th century Germa potboiler by Heinrich von Kleist.
Working back from 2015, the productions include:
Katie of Heilbronn: An Obsession by Mr. Heinrich von Kleist, an adaptation of the play Kätchen von Heilbronn
You Are Invited to the Cast Party after the Production Formally Known as Mrs. Dalloway, an adaptation of the novel by Virginia Woolf
The Rules by Charles Mee
The Possibilities by Howard Barker