Oliver Dennis is a settler with British and Scottish heritage. He grew up in Southern Illinois where as many as 12 different tribes may have lived: the Kiikaapoi; the Illinois (Inoca) Confederacy including the Peoria, Kaskaskia, Michigamea, Cahokia, and Tamaroa; Dhegiha Siouan peoples; and others.
Oliver is making his Native Earth debut although he has been seen on the Soulpepper stages for over 20 years having been a part of every season since its inception. There, he has had the opportunity to play Shakespeare and Moliere, Miller and Williams and Albee. Beckett, Ionesco, Orton. Simon. Sarah Ruhl and Suzan-Lori Parks and Tracey Letts. David French and Morris Panych/Brenda Robins and Mike Ross/Sarah Wilson and Lee MacDougall and Vern Thiessen and Michael Shamata. Shaffer, Story, Stoppard, Frayn and Aykbourn to name some. He has worked at other theatres, though not lately. They include: Theatre New Brunswick, Grand Theatre London, CanStage, Factory, Tarragon, Passe Muraille, Crow’s Theatre, Theatre Columbus. Please support Canadian Film by catching American Hangman and Don’t Get Killed in Alaska on a popular media platform. And also, Slings and Arrows!
2021/22 Season: Where the Blood Mixes