Co-Creator and Director of The Book of My Shames, Sean Guist is Co-Artistic & Marketing Director of Intrepid Theatre. Administrator by day and queer artist, producer and director by night, Sean is founding Curator of Intrepid Theatre’s OUTstages queer theatre festival, OUTstages, and programs queer performance cabarets.
He holds his MFA (2012) in Directing and BFA in Performance from the University of Lethbridge and has facilitated classes and workshops in movement, physical theatre and scene study and has acted, directed, designed, produced and performed in shows and cabarets on the Fringe circuit, independently and as a freelance artist.
Recent credits include: directing Sunday in Sodom (playreading at The Belfry’s SPARK Festival), Tom at the Farm (Puente Theatre’s WorldPlay), Side by Side by Sondheim (Saltwater Inc), Down Dangerous Passes Road (independent), Menotti’s The Telephone (Universith of Lethbridge), and Michel Marc Bouchard’s The Madonna Painter (MFA project); producing (and performing in) Pretty, Witty and GAY! (2007-2009). Sean is also on the Board of Directors for indie dance company Broken Rhythms and Pacific Opera Victoria and can be seen on drag stages as the bearded queen, Woofie Goldberg.