The Canterville Ghost

Adapted from the Short Story by Oscar Wilde

About The Play

The Canterville Ghost

The resident ghost of Canterville Chase, Sir Simon de Canterville, is nothing short of vexed when an American family moves into his family’s grand English estate.  Sir Simon has successfully terrified generations inhabitants, but the Otis family doesn’t seem to be frightened quite so easily. In this battle between a devious ghost and a determined family, who will win?

From the genius mind of Oscar Wilde (The Importance of Being Earnest, The Picture of Dorian Gray) and the adventurous imagination of director Javier Vilalta comes a brand new, immersive, and experimental theatrical experience that will sure to leave your hair standing on edge!

This production will be co-devised by the Ensemble and performed in an exciting, immersive theatrical style.

Auditions will take place in August, 2022.  Stay tuned to our auditions page for more info.

Cast and Crew

Javier Vilalta

Javier Vilalta

Director

Javier is a Mexican-Canadian visual performance creator, stage director, movement coach, and translator. He resides in Calgary, where he attended the University of Calgary’s Fine…

Lindsey Zess

Lindsey Zess

Designer (Set and Costume)

Lindsey is a director, designer, maker, and arts educator creating work for film and theatre. Lindsey specializes in scenography, directing, devised performance, physical theatre practices and…

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