Leon Potter

Leon Potter (BFA'94) has been working in Theatre and Film since 1989.  Originally graduating from UVic’s Department of Theatre as a set and lighting designer, his career spans a myriad of positions including director, actor, designer and technician. Leon began working as a Director in 1994 and quickly became the Artistic Director of the Looking Glass Theatre in Vancouver and Blue Peanut Productions. He completed his training at the UK's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and Kings College, London with an MA with distinction in Directing. In addition to his university and professional work, Leon performed workshops and adjudications around the province and is now Chair of the Theatre Department at Vancouver Island University.