The Royal Canadian Theatre Company is a not-for-profit theatre company, based in Surrey, British Columbia. Established in 2006, the RCTC offers professional and semi-professional local theatre on tour throughout the lower mainland of BC.

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Kerri Norris

Kerri Norris

Artistic Director

Kerri Norris has a Masters Degree in Acting from CalArts in L.A. She has worked with Ellie since before RCTC’s beginnings and has been with the company since its inception in 2006. An actor, director, designer, educator and sometime dramaturg Kerri has worked with companies all over the Lower Mainland. She is thrilled to be carrying on the traditions of RCTC and looking forward to collaborating with all the artists past, present and future who contribute so much to the company.

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Crystal Weltzin

Production Manager
Marketing Director

Crystal mentored with Ellie over the 2021/22 season to be able to help with production management. Crystal first worked with the company in 2010 as an ensemble member in Ellie King’s Robin Hood, RCTC’s annual panto. An avid admirer of Ellie’s work and passion, Crystal has performed in many shows, worked behind the scenes (both backstage and as part of the production team) and stepped into writing plays herself including Something Borrowed, Everyone Blue, Annual Couples Debate, last year's RCTC Pantomime Alice in Wonderland and RCTC’s upcoming panto The Snow Queen: A Frozen Adventure.
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Stephanie Bruce

Stephanie Bruce

Technical Director

Stephanie has worked with the Royal Canadian Theatre Company for over 10 years. She started in the annual pantomimes as an ensemble member with a particular interest in tech and behind the scenes. She started by mixing and cleaning goop from the slapstick scenes, and now runs the technical aspect of all of RCTC's shows.
Stephanie also works as a technician for the Evergreen Cultural Centre and occasionally in New Westminster.
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Ellie King

Artistic Director Emerita

Ellie was born in the town of Wallasey, England and immigrated to Canada in 1982 with her husband and creative partner, Geoff King.
From 2001 – 2005 she worked as the Founding Artistic Director for the Raymond Burr Performing Arts Centre. When the Raymond Burr Centre close, Ellie founded the Royal Canadian Theatre Company which she ran as the Artistic Director from inception until her retirement in 2022.

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