Tim Clarke is an actor, director, and playwright from Guelph. As a performer, he’s appeared in over fifty productions. Selected roles include Rapunzel’s Prince in ‘Into the Woods’ (RCMPI), The Pharaoh in ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat’, Bill Sykes in ‘Oliver’ (TTT), Aldolpho in ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ (KWMP), Brad Majors in ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ (Canadiana Productions), Richard Hannay in ‘The 39 Steps’ (PIFP) and John McCrae in ‘Guelph in Postcards: The McCrae Years’ (Guelph Museums). In 2019, he portrayed the ghost of Thomas Lacey in ‘Afterlife: A Seance Experience’ at THEMUSEUM in Kitchener.
With the DTP, Tim has directed ‘Bug’ and ‘The Goat’. Elsewhere, he’s helmed ‘The Drowsy Chaperone' (GLT), 'Fiddler on the Roof' (RCMPI), 'Cabaret' (CCP), ‘The Jungle Book’ (First Light) and 'The Short Tree and the Bird That Could Not Sing' (Fledgling Theatre). He has also written and performed in over 20 musical murder mystery shows at Elora’s Grand River Raceway, affording him the chance to flex his muscles as an impressionist, music history lover and instrumentalist.
Tim has appeared on screen in the feature films ‘Uncle Brian’ (official selection, VIFF) and ‘Something to Hide’ (recipient of the TIFF Avrich Award), as well as the short ‘Whatever Happened to Kitty Golightly?’ (official selection, EIFF) and the music video ‘Witch’s Wand’ for Canadian rock legends Sloan.
By day, Tim is a voiceover artist and audiobook narrator, who has given his voice to several children’s books and classic novels.