As a Toronto-based writer, artist and art critic, Gary Michael Dault co-authored numerous books and wrote for Canadian and international magazines including The Globe & Mail. As an art critic, he authored many art gallery catalogues and artists’ monographs. He has held several teaching posts at institutions such as Brock University and the University of Toronto, among others. Dault has also made several radio and television appearances including CBC, CTV, and TVO. Artistic pieces he has made include a number of stage works he has authored, two of which were commissioned by the Festival in previous years. His visual art has been displayed in galleries all over Toronto.