Rosemary Dunsmore is an accomplished Canadian actor, director and theatre instructor, Rosemary Dunsmore has enjoyed a long and successful career in Canada, the US and Europe.
Dunsmore has been nominated for a Gemini Award twice (in 1988 and 2001) and in 2001 she became the first Anglophone to win a Masque Award for her performance in Centaur Theatre’s production of Wit, which also earned her a MECCA Award. In 2009 she received an ACTRA Toronto Award for Best Female Performance for The Baby Formula (2008). She has also achieved considerable recognition and artistic success as a theatre director for productions such as Measure for Measure, Jane Eyre, The Glace Bay Miners’ Museum, Whale Music, and Fighting Words, for which she received a Dora Award nomination for best director.
In 1990 she was named to Maclean’s Honour Roll as a “Canadian who makes a difference.” She has taught at the University of Toronto, Equity Showcase, National Theatre School, George Brown College, Film Training Manitoba and Halifax Shortworks. In 2010 she became the Actor in Residence at the Canadian Film Centre.