Donna Garner

The Ladies Foursome

Donna is delighted to brush up her golf skills in her debut performance at The Foster Festival. Donna is a Toronto-based Actor-Musician, sharing her life with her talented husband Rick Hughes and their stoic mini-schnauzer Gus.


Select theatre:

  • Ring of Fire (1000 Islands);
  • Fiddler on The Roof (Persephone);
  • Dr. Silver (Musical Stage & Outside the March);
  • The Sound of Music (U.S. First National Tour);
  • Once (U.S. First National Broadway Tour, Mirvish);
  • Two Pianos, Four Hands (across Canada and the U.S.);
  • Sweeney Todd (Washington)


Select TV/Film:

  • The Hot Zone (National Geographic);
  • Y: The Last Man (FX);
  • Dare Me (USA Network);
  • Spinning Out (SVOD);
  • Private Eyes (Global);
  • Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu); Anne (Netflix/ CBC);
  • Designated Survivor (ABC).


Donna recently founded Garner Theatre Productions – Canada’s first theatre company with a mandate to cast and celebrate Actor-Musicians in thought-provoking works. Many thanks to the luminous Emily Oriold and the tremendous gang at Talent House. www.donnagarner.ca.