Valerie Planche

actress, director, instructor

VALERIE PLANCHE is an accomplished theatre director, garnering several nominations, including a Betty Mitchell nomination for Best Production. A selection of Valerie's directing credits appear below.  To contact Valerie in regards to directing, please click here.

Queen Lear is Dead, J Arden Fox Den Collective 2019

Sweat, L Nottage Arts Club Theatre / Citadel Theatre Co Pro. 2018-19

Constellations, N Payne Alberta Theatre Projects 2018

Skylight, D Hare                                     Theatre Calgary 2017

Hanna’s Suitcase, E Sher                                  Storybook Theatre 2017

Love and Information, C Churchill             Ambrose University 2017

reVital Signs, adapted from J Martin             University of Calgary 2017, 

Bordertown Café                                    Torchlight Theatre 2016

*Bad Jews                                             Theatre Calgary 2016

The Fourth King                                      St Augustine School for the Performing Arts 2015

Body Awareness, A Baker                                    Shadow Theatre 2013 Canadian Premier

Homelife, E Albee                                 Aboriginal Arts 2013 Canadian Premier

Blood: A Scientific Romance, M.Braem       Sage Theatre 2010 World Premiere

Alberta Playwrights Network - workshop 2009

Ruined, L.Nottage                                 Ellipsis Tree Collective 2010 Canadian Premiere

Mothers Daughters and Other Strangers, L. Eaton   Alberta Playwrights Network - workshop 2008

*Thy Neighbor’s Wife, T. Beagan              Urban Curvz Theatre 2007 (B. Mitchell nomination for Best Production)

The Duplex, Y.Kolk                                  Lunchbox Theatre (BD&P Emerging Director Program mentored by Dennis Garnhum) 2006

Petty Threats                                         Petro Canada Series Staged Reading, Lunchbox Theatre 2005

The Odd Couple, Neil Simon                  Chaemera Productions

Macbeth, Shakespeare                          The Shakespeare Company

Sexual Perversity in Chicago, David Mamet           Student co-production



Tempest, J Bushell-Mingo Citadel Theatre (2019)

White Bread, M Van Leeuwan – U of A 2013

Spiders Web, A.Christie – Vertigo Mystery Theatre 2005

Glenn, David Young – Blacklist Theatre Co. 2004