Tatiana Carnevale

doer of arts-related stuff


Tatiana Carnevale is a theatre director, producer, and arts administrator based in Winnipeg, Manitoba (Treaty 1, the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene people and homeland of the Metis nation).

Directing credits include: The Trump Card, Tigers Be Still (District Theatre Collective), One Night Stand, Shorts from the Short List (Sarasvati Productions), You Were There, [title of show] (Pocket Frock Productions), Godspell (Winnipeg Studio Theatre), Hotel Magnifique, A Parable of Pagans (MAP / Scirocco Playwriting Competition). 

Assistant and apprentice directing credits include: After the Ball is Over (co-director, Winnipeg Nuit Blanche), The Act of Remembering (co-director, Whitehorse Nuit Blanche), Les Miserables (Apprentice Director, Rainbow Stage), Bad Jews (Assistant Director, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre), Armstrong’s War, The Seagull (Apprentice Director, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre), Cock, Bull (Assistant Director, Theatre by the River),  Turandot: Princess of Cathay (Assistant Director, University of Guelph), and Avenue Q (Assistant Director, District Theatre Collective).

Tat founded and is the Artistic Producer of Pocket Frock Productions. Pocket Frock is an independent, production-based collective dedicated to presenting contemporary, interdisciplinary, accessible theatre. Under this banner, she has produced successful runs of The Drowning Girls (with Creative Minds Productions), You Were There, Speech and Debate (Winnipeg Fringe Best of Fest)and [title of show]. 

Tat received her MA in Theatre Studies from the University of Guelph and BA in Theatre (Performance) from the University of Winnipeg. She is a past recipient of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Jean Murray-Moray Sinclair Scholarship and the Rainbow Stage Scholarship as well as grants from the Winnipeg and Manitoba Arts Councils and Electric Company.

She has taken part in Creative Manitoba’s Arts Management Boot Camp, the Volcano Conservatory (Toronto), Rumble Theatre's Director's Lab with Kim Collier (Vancouver), the Arts and Cultural Industries of Manitoba Mentorship Program with Krista Jackson, and the SummerWorks Leadership Intensive Program (Toronto). She also served on the planning committee of the Magnetic North Theatre Festival’s Compass Points Program for two years. Her writing has appeared in Canadian Theatre Review

Tat is currently the Operations Coordinator at the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Previously, she worked in administrative capacities with Winnipeg Jewish Theatre and the Yukon Arts Centre. In addition to theatre, she loves pasta, true crime, bike riding, thrift shopping, and beer.