Bard in the Barracks is an incorporated non-profit theatre company that was founded in 2006. The company’s mandate is to produce innovative and entertaining site-specific outdoor productions of the plays of William Shakespeare. Every year, Bard in the Barracks produces works featuring many of Fredericton’s finest actors, musicians, and theatre production personnel, and the company is committed to producing work in an environment where up-and-coming actors can perform alongside, and be mentored by, more seasoned performers.
Bard in the Barracks’ Artistic Director is Len Falkenstein, who is Director of the Drama program at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, and also Artistic Director of the NotaBle Acts Theatre Company, whose mandate is to develop and produce new work by New Brunswick dramatists. Bard’s Technical Director is Mike Johnston, Technical Director for Theatre UNB.