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Todd Hennessey

School of Fine Arts


Todd Hennessey, BFA (Acting) (Memorial University of Newfoundland), MFA (Directing) (University of Calgary), PhD (University of Birmingham)

Office: FA316
Phone: 637-6200 ext.6397

Associate Professor – Theatre

Head – Division of Fine Arts


A professional director for the last 17 years, Todd's focus has been mainly new play development, working with such writers as the award-winning Des Walsh (The Words That Make the Wounded Free, Garland House, Jo​hnny August, The Queen of Swansea), as well as Joan Sullivan (Rose Hoskins), and Gordon Pinsent (Corner Green). Todd has directed for Rising Tide Theatre (Saltwater Moon, Death and the Maiden, Rock and Roll); Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (Corner Green) and the Stephenville Festival (Noises Off, Stones in His Pockets).​                                                                             

Chair, Theatre

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: FA316
Phone: (709) 639-2547