Stewart Arnott has been an actor and a director for almost 40 years. As a director, his credits include Risky Phil (YPT, 5 Dora Award nominations); Seminar (Royal MTC and Mirvish Productions); Title and Deed (Nightfall Theatrics/Tarragon Workspace); Tragedy: a tragedy (Summerworks 2014), Same Time, Next Year (Lighthouse Festival), The Importance of Being Earnest (U. Of Waterloo Drama), The Swearing Jar (Prairie Theatre Exchange), Tuesdays With Morrie (Campbell House Museum), Vincent River (Cart/Horse Theatre), Pobby and Dingan (YPT), The Piper and Unity (1918) (Ryerson Theatre School), and Amadeus and The Mystery of Irma Vep (Theatre Aquarius). In January 2020, he will direct Martha Henry in Marjorie Prime at the Coal Mine Theatre.
As an actor, Stewart has been a company member over several seasons with the Stratford Festival, the Atlantic Theatre Festival and Autumn Angel/Necessary Angel Theatre Co. Lead roles in Hedda Noir (Theatre NorthWest), The Biographer (Videofag) and Our Town (Sudbury Theatre Centre) are recent stage appearances. Other credits include Hallaj, Waiting for Godot and Stories from the Rains of Love and Death for Soheil Parsa (Modern Times Theatre), and lady in the red dress (fu-GEN). Upcoming, Emma Donoghue's stage adaptation of Room (Grand Theatre/Mirvish Productions).
Recent film and TV projects include The Shape of Water, Designated Survivor, Murdoch Mysteries, Suits and Schitt's Creek. Stewart has two Dora Mavor Moore award nominations and is a respected teacher and coach.