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Anton Lipovetsky is a Vancouver-based composer, lyricist, musical director, performer, sound designer and educator. He is currently a composer-in-residence at Toronto’s Musical Stage Company as part of their Crescendo Series. His musical BLACKOUT (Musical Stage/Canadian Stage), written with Steven Gallagher, will perform in Toronto’s High Park Amphitheatre in Summer, 2021. Other musicals Anton has collaborated on include Joseph Jacket Multi-Mask (Sheridan), This Is It (Nashville Children’s Theatre commission), REPRINT – Cygnus (Musical Stage), Elbow Room Café (ZeeZee Theatre), Best Laid Plans (Touchstone/Patrick Street), cool beans (Solo Collective), Broken Sex Doll (Virtual Stage/The Cultch) and FLOP! (Delinquent Theatre). Anton has also worked across Canada as a professional actor, performing for theatre companies such as the NAC, Luminato Festival, Belfry Theatre, Arts Club Theatre and five seasons at Bard On The Beach. He is the recipient of two Jessie Richardson Awards and a Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Theatre Artist. Anton is a graduate of Studio 58 and the Stratford Festival Birmingham Conservatory.

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  • 2011 Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Theatre Artist.
  • 2012 Jessie Award for Most Promising Newcomer.
  • The Best Laid Plans: a musical was short listed for a 2015 Tom Hendry Award from the Playwright’s Guild of Canada & was the winner of the 2015 Ovation Award for Outstanding New Work.

The Best Laid Plans: a Musical deserves your vote

Vancouver Presents

A sparkling new Canadian Musical

Vancouver Courier

The Best Laid Plans nails political song and dance

The Westender