Anton Lipovetsky is an award-winning theatrical composer, lyricist, performer and teacher based in Vancouver, Canada. He is currently an artist-in-residence as part of Toronto-based Musical Stage Company's Crescendo Series.
Stage musicals he has collaborated on include Elbow Room Café (ZeeZee Theatre), Best Laid Plans (Touchstone/Patrick Street), cool beans (Solo Collective) and indie-hit Broken Sex Doll (Virtual Stage/The Cultch). Next year, two of Anton's current musical commissions will have their premieres: This Is It (Nashville Children's Theatre) written with Dave Deveau and Blackout (Musical Stage Company) written with Steven Gallagher.
As an actor, Anton has performed across Canada on stages like the National Arts Centre, the Luminato Festival, Banff Arts Centre, Caravan Farm Theatre, Belfry Theatre, Touchstone Theatre, Arts Club Theatre, Firehall Arts Centre and five seasons at Vancouver's Shakespeare festival, Bard on the Beach.
In addition to writing and performing theatre, Anton has a great passion for teaching; he has instructed or facilitated music and acting workshops for students of all ages through Capp University, Studio 58, Bard Education, Theatre Replacement, Lyrebird and Neworld Theatre.
Anton is the recipient of two Jessie Richards Awards, four Ovation awards and a Vancouver Mayor's Arts Award for Emerging Theatre Artist. He is a graduate of the Studio 58 Acting program and the Stratford Festival Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. He lives in Vancouver, BC with his girlfriend, Elizabeth. When he's not creating theatre and music he loves cooking, running and making silly videos.