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Iain Moggach

Artistic Director - He/Him

Iain is an award-winning director, producer, actor, and theatre educator, born and raised in Ottawa.

Upon graduation from George Brown Theatre School, Iain was an inaugural participant of Theatre by the Bay’s Indie Producer’s Co-Op and was asked to move to Barrie as the Executive Director of Theatre by the Bay in Fall 2015.

Since then, Iain has established himself as a central figure in Simcoe County’s theatre scene. With Theatre by the Bay alone, he has produced ten productions and five years of the annual gala, Stars Come Out. He performed in the critically-acclaimed 2017 production, The Five Points as well as Assistant Directed the 2017 touring production, WE MUST HAVE MORE MEN! Iain currently sits on the City of Barrie’s Theatre Steering Committee which, among other things, is responsible for the organizational planning of the W.A. Fisher Auditorium and Conference Centre. Iain also served as the Arts and Culture representative for the City of Barrie’s COVID-19 Economic Task Force.

Due to his body of work as an artist, and his leadership of Theatre by the Bay, former Artistic Director Alex Dault and the board of directors selected Iain Moggach as the company’s new Artistic Director in October 2018.

Iain has received numerous awards during his time with Theatre by the Bay including:

  • Best Theatre Instructor in 2020
  • Barrie’s Young Professional of the Year 2019 (Barrie Business Awards)
  • Barrie’s Tourism Champion 2019 (Toast to Tourism Awards)
  • Barrie’s Best Theatre Instructor 2019 (Barrie Advance Readers’ Choice Awards)

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