Montrealer Keir Cutler is the playwright/performer of the multiple-award-winning solo plays, and has appeared as an actor in many television and film projects.
His solo plays include "Teaching Shakespeare: A Parody" (French translation, "Fou de Shakespeare"), and the sequel "Teaching Detroit," a monologue adaptation of Mark Twain's "Is Shakespeare Dead?," "Teaching Witchcraft," "Lunatic Van Beethoven," "Teaching As You Like It," "Teaching the Fringe," "Rant Demon," and the two-character comedy, "Teaching Hamlet."
He has performed his monologues across Canada, in New York City and four of his solo shows are broadcast on television by Bravo!/Canada.
Keir Cutler has been called
"a masterful entertainer," (Winnipeg Free Press) "a marvel to watch," (Toronto Sun) "formidably delightful," (Off-Off Broadway Review, New York) "blisteringly funny," (Hour, Montreal) "a real theatrical gift," (Ottawa Citizen) "a phenomenal performer," (winnipegonstage.com) "supremely witty," (Edmonton Journal) "a penetrating presence," (Backstage, New York) "consistently intelligent," (CBC, Edmonton) "one of solo theatre's superstars." (Montreal Gazette)
He has a Ph.D. in theatre from Wayne State University in Detroit, a playwriting diploma from the National Theatre School of Canada and has a B.A from McGill University. Keir is a signatory of the "Declaration of Reasonable Doubt About the Identity of William Shakespeare."
In the late 1970s, Keir played football at McGill University. He once scored three touchdowns in a single game against Concordia University. He was drafted by the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, but did not make the team.
Keir is married and lives in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is represented as an actor by Acteurs Associes, in Montreal, Canada.
Name: Keir Cutler
Known for: Upside Down