Gaylene Buckle

General Manager/Costume Designer

Gaylene has been TNL’s General Manager for 24 years.  Since then TNL has grown from a 38-week to year-round operation offering youth, community & professional theatre activities in Corner Brook, a 4-month Gros Morne Theatre Festival in Cow Head, development of new plays and provincial, national & international touring. Gaylene served on the PACT (Professional Association of Canadian Theatres) Board for more than16 years and is an interim board member of APTNL (Association of Professional Theatre of Newfoundland & Labrador) and has served on many government and regional organizations/committees with emphases on culture and tourism.  Gaylene is the recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee medal, the Canada 150 Pin and in 2018 received the Mallory Gilbert Leadership Award from PACT.  Gaylene is thrilled to revisit the amazing plays that TNL has created during this special homegrown GMTF season!