“Making faces for fun and profit since 1973 … I am personally connected to this show out of admiration and respect for Tory and the desire to be a part of this amazing journey.”
Stuart Bentley is a versatile performer who has been acting and occasionally singing on stage and in film for almost 50 years in various locations around Canada. Shortly after arriving in Calgary in 2001, Stuart began serving for ten years on the board of Calgary’s oldest community theatre company, Workshop Theatre, including 4 years as President. Favorite roles include My Fair Lady (Higgins), Deathtrap (Sidney), Urinetown (Cladwell), Mary Poppins (Admiral Boom and Bank President) and Frost/Nixon (Nixon). Stuart received awards for Supporting Actor for the stage role of shock rocker Tommy Quick in Norm Foster’s Bedtime Stories, and Best Actor for George, in David Mamet’s The Duck Variations. Other credits include a tough family lawyer in the AMPIA award winning feature film Common Chord, an imprisoned Irish journalist in Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (the winning entry in the 2012 Acting Irish International Theatre Festival in Dublin, Ireland), the crazed killer Gordo in the feature film Herschel Gordon Lewis’ Bloodmania, TV roles in Damnation and Wynonna Earp, and most recently, on stage as Sidney in Neil Simon’s California Suite. During the time of Covid, Stuart has been focusing on online play performances, voice work and audiobook narration.