Jillian Keiley is an award-winning director from The Goulds, Newfoundland and founding Artistic Director of Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland. She was the winner of the Siminovitch Prize for Directing in 2004 and the Canada Council John Hirsch Prize. She was awarded Honorary Doctorates of Letters from Memorial University and York University. Jillian directs regularly for the Stratford Festival and theatres across Canada. Ms. Keiley assumed her role as NAC English Theatre Artistic Director in 2012.