Patrick Keating is a Graduate of Simon Fraser’s School for the Contemporary Arts Patrick has been working as an actor in Vancouver TV Film and Theatre scene for the past twenty years. Some of the companies he has worked with include the Firehall, Neworld Theatre, Rumble, Mortal Coil, PI Theatre, Touchstone, Headlines, I.T.P., Urban Crawl, and Main Street Theatre, where he is proud to be an associate artist. He has been recognized with two Jessie Richardson Award Nominations. Inside/Out is Patrick’s first venture into playwriting.
Patrick Keating, photo by Ryan Alexander McDonald
This is Patrick Keating’s real-life story of years spent in and out of Canada’s penitentiary system; a story about a man’s search for community: the community of the street, the community of prison, and of the theatre.
Watch the trailer here.
Written and Performed by Patrick Keating. Directed and Dramaturged by Stephen Malloy. Sound Design by Noah Drew. Lighting Design by Jayleen Pratt. Set, Props, and Costume Design by Barbara Clayden. Stage Management by Sandy Cumberland.
In association with Main Street Theatre and Urban Crawl. Developed with the support of the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts.
“Darkly funny…a vivid and necessary reminder that people in prison are, first and foremost, human beings.” – Kathleen Oliver, The Georgia Straight
“Writing and performing Inside/Out is one of the best choices Keating ever made.” – Jo Ledingham, On the Scene
“This is compelling, embracing, troubling, and touching theatre as up close and personal as it gets.” – Broken Leg Reviews
April 1-12, 2015, Little Mountain Gallery, Vancouver BC
February 3-6, 2016, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby BC
May 24-25, 2016, Uno Fest, Victoria BC
September 24, 2016, Contact East, Saint John NB
July 24-26, 2017, Festival Players’ soloFest, Prince Edward County ON
January 17-21, 2018, PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, Vancouver BC
March 15-21, 2018, Atlantic Canada tour including Fredericton Playhouse (Fredericton NB), Capitol Theatre(Moncton NB), Acadia University’s Festival Theatre (Wolfsville NS), L’Association Le Moulin de la Baie(Saulnierville NS), and Lawrence O’Brien Arts Centre (Happy Valley-Goose Bay NL)
August 17, 2018 , CULTIVATE: Performing Arts Festival (Gabriola Island, BC)