Daryl Cloran is the Artistic Director of the Citadel Theatre. He moved to Edmonton from Kamloops, where he served as Artistic Director of Western Canada Theatre for six seasons. Cloran’s directing credits include: Love’s Labour’s Lost (Bard on the Beach), Liberation Days (Theatre Calgary), In a Blue Moon (Arts Club), Mary Poppins (Persephone), Tribes (Canadian Stage), And All For Love (National Arts Centre), Generous (Tarragon), and Afterplay (Shaw Festival).
Cloran was also the Founding Artistic Director of Theatrefront in Toronto, where he directed numerous international collaborations, including RETURN (The Sarajevo Project), produced in Bosnia and Toronto; and UBUNTU (The Cape Town Project), produced in South Africa, Halifax, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver.
Cloran’s work has been nominated for Dora Awards (Toronto), Betty Awards (Calgary), SATA Awards (Saskatoon), and Jessie Awards and Ovation Awards (Vancouver). He has been awarded the Canada Council’s John Hirsch Prize for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Director, the Toronto Theatre Emerging Artist Award, and a Robert Merritt Award for Outstanding Director (Halifax).
Cloran is now a proud resident of Edmonton, where he lives with his wife Holly and their two sons Liam and Jack.