69 seconds with … Bard on the Beach actor, Allan Morgan

Spend 69 seconds with Vancouver actor Allan Morgan.

Allan Morgan

A veteran of the Vancouver theatre scene Allan has appeared across Canada and toured internationally as well.

Allan was an original member of the Vancouver production of The Overcoat which subsequently took him across Canada, as well as dates in Bergen Norway, London GB, Adelaide Aust. Wellington NZ, and a 6 week stint at A.C.T. San Fransisco.

In the fall he will head out once again across the country in the Electric Company’s tour of “Studies in Motion” and then on to Calgary where he will work with Vertigo Theatre there.

He has been nominated for eight Jessie Richardson awards and received four of them for his work over the years. He was also awarded the Victoria Critic’s award as best performance of the year for his work on the one person show – I Am My Own Wife.

Allan is a member of Theatre Cares, and was a founding member of Out West; Vancouver’s first professional queer theatre company. He lives in East Van. He is single.

Allan returns to the tents at Bard on the Beach this summer in Much Ado About Nothing and Antony and Cleopatra.

Your first job.
Working at The Red Barn – a hamburger joint in Guelph, Ont.

The job you wanted as a child.
Prince of Wales.

Your hero.
Emma Thompson.

Your biggest indulgence.
Haagen Dazs – caramel café latte, or strawberry.

One thing no one knows about you (and you are willing to share).
The toilet paper must feed out from the top. An obsession. I change it if I find it coming from the bottom in my friend’s houses.

What’s getting the most play on your iPod right now?
What’s an iPod?

The three things you would want with you on a deserted island.
A five star hotel, a kitchen with a stove so I could bake, and a really good friend.

Best piece of advice you have ever received.
A day at a time.

Your favourite stage play.
Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill.

The one thing any visitor to Vancouver simply cannot miss.
Doh. Bard on the Beach!

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