Richard (Dick) Mells

In Memoriam

Richard (Dick) was an active participant in over 100 musicals, plays and entertainment projects; mainly as a director. He had extensive experience as a theatre administrator, producer, actor and entrepreneur.

Most recently he performed the role of the Star Keeper and Dr. Seldon in the Royal Theatre Musical Theatre production of Carousel.

Dick’s credits include:

  • winning several National Theatre Awards including Best Director at the Dominion Drama Festival.
  • producing and directing the Opening Ceremonies for the Canada Games on two occasions.
  • Artistic Director for the professionally sustained Keyano Theatre Co. in Fort McMurray for eight years

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