Our Company



A new spin:

Some changes are in the wash for Season 20!

Dirty Laundry is pleased to welcome back our founder Karen Johnson Diamond as Artistic Director! Karen will be assisted by co-producers (and fellow cast members) Lara Schmitz and Chris Enright. Stay posted for updates!

Artistic Director: Carly McKee     

Carly is a graduate of the BFA Drama program at the University of Calgary and more recently, the Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program. She joined Dirty Laundry as a Guest Star in 2014 (Clean Cuts) and has stuck around since. She's a theatre and film actor, based in Calgary who also does a lot of teaching and coaching of young artists. She has taught or teaches with: Quest Theatre, Evergreen Theatre, Storybook Theatre and Calgary Young People's Theatre.

Recent credits include: MEDEA (Chromatic Theatre), MATT & BEN (Theatre Transit), GOOD FENCES (Downstage), LATE: A COWBOY SONG (Third Street Theatre), HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (SAGE Theatre), THE PENELOPIAD (Citadel Theatre), FOR ART'S SAKE (Quest Theatre) and RADIOHEADED 2 (One Yellow Rabbit).

Contact Carly: carly@dirtylaundrycalgary.com 


Artistic Producer: Josh Bertwistle    

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Josh Bertwistle has studied improvised theatre and performance with the Loose Moose Theatre Company since 2007, and has been a company member of Dirty Laundry Calgary since 2013 and 2017/2018 marks his first season as Artistic Producer. His work tends towards clown and mask and devised work based on physical objects, inspired by everyday life. He is a film and theatre actor, based in Calgary and has appeared in Wynonna Earp, Hug-O-Gram and the upcoming film Everfall. He was a member of the cast of Legend Has It  at Alberta Theatre Projects and performs regularly with Loose Moose and The Kinkonauts.

Contact Josh: josh@dirtylaundrycalgary.com