Donna Feore

Donna Feore (née Starnes; born June 20, 1963) is a Canadian choreographer and theatre director, most noted for her work with the National Arts Centre and the Stratford Festival.[1] She is most commonly a director of musical theatre productions at Stratford, including recent productions of Crazy for You,[2] The Sound of Music,[3] Guys and Dolls[4] and A Chorus Line.[5][6]

Donna Feore
Donna Ballantyne

(1963-06-20) June 20, 1963
ResidenceStratford, Ontario, Canada
OccupationChoreographer, theatre director
Colm Feore (m. 1994)

Feore has also worked with the National Arts Centre (NAC) in Ottawa, the Detroit Symphony, and the Canadian Opera Company. For the NAC, she was Creative Producer and Director of Life Reflected, described as "an immersive symphonic experience celebrating youth, promise and courage, revealed in the compelling and diverse portraits of four women". She was also director of The Hockey Sweater and A Midsummer Night's Dream by Felix Mendelssohn.[7][8]

Personal life

Feore has been married to actor Colm Feore since 1994; together they have three children.[1]


  1. "Colm and Donna Feore: A most contemporary couple". NUVO, Spring 2006.
  2. "The crazies shine this summer in Stratford". Windsor Star, August 8, 2014.
  3. "Donna Feore is serious about The Sound of Music". Toronto Star, May 15, 2015.
  4. "Female directors take the spotlight at Stratford: Next year's festival aims to boost its diversity programs, focus on Canadian identity". Toronto Star, June 15, 2016.
  5. "Last chance for best of the fests: With several extended shows, theatre lovers still have time to see those Stratford and Shaw must-sees". Toronto Star, October 6, 2014.
  6. "Donna Feore acting and directing credits". Stratford Festival Archives. Retrieved 2019-06-01.

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