A UFV graduate with a BA in English and Theatre, Ken is the founding Executive/Artistic Director of Gallery 7 Theatre and has been with the theatre since its inception in 1991. In addition to managing the organization, Ken occasionally directs, acts or does lighting design.
Select directing credits include Doubt, a Parable, Halo, The Giver, Driving Miss Daisy, The Importance of Being Earnest, William Golding's Lord of the Flies and the Canadian amateur premier of Swallows and Amazons. Select acting projects include Macbeth for UFV Theatre and Tuesdays with Morrie, which played at both Gallery 7 Theatre and at Pacific Theatre in Vancouver, BC.
An award-winning lighting designer, Ken's designs include Hamlet (UFV), The Fantasticks, Mary's Wedding, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Pride & Prejudice. When not doing theatre, Ken enjoys announcing at airshows, flying airplanes and relaxing at home with friends, movies and video games.
Recently, Ken was honoured to be selected one of the Top 40 Alumni of the University of the Fraser Valley in celebration of the university's 40th anniversary. He is passionate about the power of theatre to engage, entertain and provoke thought, and especially passionate about Gallery 7 Theatre's mandate to explore the spiritual, relational and social aspects of the human experience with a vision towards hope, reconciliation and redemption.