Alumna Katey Wright in Floyd Collins

event_floyd_collinsThe musical Floyd Collins, produced by BFA Acting Alumna Katey Wright’s company, Patrick Street Productions, will be playing at the York Theatre from March 11-30, 2014.  Wright is the cofounder and co-artistic producer of Patrick Street Productions.

Set in 1925 Kentucky, this riveting musical is based on the true story of an American cave explorer and entrepreneur who, in his search for the ultimate tourist attraction, found himself trapped 100 feet below the earth.

A co-founder of two successful theatre companies prior to Patrick Street Productions, BFA Acting alumna Katey Wright has directed, written, and participated in numerous collective creations. Katey has devoted countless hours to volunteer work in Vancouver’s theatre community, spending 12 years as an elected regional rep and national councilor for Canadian Actors’ Equity Association, and three years as President of the Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards Society (having served an additional 6 years on the Jessies’ board). She has been a member of Theatre Cares Vancouver since 2001.

Katey Wright has been a professional performer for over 20 years and has worked with many companies including Bard on the Beach, Manitoba Theatre Centre/Citadel Theatre, Grand Theatre, London / Playhouse Theatre Co., Touchstone Theatre, Belfry Theatre, Victoria / Arts Club Theatre) and Chemainus Theatre. Katey also has extensive film, TV and Voice-Over credits. We wish her continued success with her own company and in all her endeavors.