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Carl Hare
Carl Hare in his long career has been a professor, actor, director, playwright, and poet. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London (acting) and the University of Alberta (MA, English), he founded the University of Victoria’s Theatre Department, was the Artistic Director of Company One Theatre, taught at the National Theatre School in Montreal, and was Chairman of the Drama Department at the University of Alberta. For the Canada Council, he was the first Chair of the BC/Yukon Division of the Explorations Program. He served on the Board of the Dominion Drama Festival, and was a BC member of the Canadian Conference of the Arts and one of the founders of the National Screen Institute – Canada. In 2012, he won the Sterling Award for Outstanding Contribution to Theatre in Edmonton. His most recent work includes performances of his play The Eagle and the Tiger and his adaptation of Ibsen’s John Gabriel Borkman; the setting of six of his children’s poems to music by Canadian composer Malcolm Forsyth; a commissioned poem for Forsyth’s A Ballad of Canada, performed by the National Arts Centre Orchestra; A Weathering of Years, a collection of poetry published in 2015; and his epic trilogy On the River of Time, with Book One, Odysseus, published in 2017; Book Two, Spenser, in 2018; and Book Three, Archer, scheduled for publication early in 2022.

Books by Carl Hare

Archer: On the River of Time: Book Three Odysseus: On the River of Time: Book One Spenser: On the River of Time: Book Two