Selected Works

Chekhov’s Shorts

“Director Seguin and production designer Kalina Popova have crafted a romantic, music-hall vibe with plenty of comic spectacle.” - Istvan Dugalin

For eleven years, the Guild Festival has brought to life classical material through creative adaptation making it accessible to contemporary audiences. This production is a brilliant example. -Dave Rabjohn

Alice in Wonderland

Dora Mavor Moore Award Nominations

  • Outstanding Production
  • John Kaplan Audience Choice Award for Outstanding Production (Winner)
  • Outstanding Direction - Tyler J. Seguin
  • Outstanding Performance by an Individual - Kiana Woo (Winner)
  • Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble
  • Outstanding Design (Costuming) - Nancy Anne Perrin
  • Outstanding Design (Puppetry) - Nancy Anne Perrin
  • Outstanding Design (Scenic) - Nancy Anne Perrin

There was so much to admire about the look of and sounds in this ‘Alice’ was splendid to behold - Joe Szekeres  


"a warm and enticing melodrama that feels both heightened and authentic." - Istvan Dugalin  

Dark Heart

Toronto Star Top Production of 2018

"a taut and thoughtful production by Tyler J. Seguin" -Karen Fricker, Toronto Star

"There is a robustness to Tyler J. Seguin’s directing" -Lynn Slotkin, The Passionate Playgoer

"this nuanced, captivating show inhabits a world worth visiting and revisiting" -Ilana Lucas, Mooney on Theatre

"Playful, dramatic and even sexy... Director Tyler J. Seguin makes fine use of the intimate Assembly Theatre space" -Glenn Sumi, NOW Magazine

Measure for Measure

" would be a challenge to avoid the intoxicating effect of this production." -Adam Borohov, The Theatre Reader

"Thought for Food’s Measure for Measure is an immersive, sensual experience. I loved everything about it!" -Istvan Dugalin, Mooney on Theatre

Life List

"I was not the only participant wiping tears from my eyes." -Allison Gerson, Mooney on Theatre

"encourages you to stretch your legs and imagination..." -Debbie Fein-Goldbach, NOW Magazine

The Trial of Judith K.

"Seguin lends a dreamlike quality to the action, very appropriate for a nightmare of paranoia that Kafka and Clark reveal as everyday life." -Christopher Hoile, Stage Door Reviews

“Hats off to Thought For Food for biting off more than any company can chew with a meticulous staging like this.” -Jonathan O’Neil, Toronto Stage


"An intriguing story, wrapped in mysticism, superstition, tales, true stories... and yarn, lots of yarn... Riveting... great entertainment." -Joe Belanger, London Free Press

"A meandering, yet cleverly staged storytelling/musical performance" -Barb Stewart, Winnipeg Free Press

The Memo

Tyler J. Seguin "brings this bizarre reality to life in ways that are both hyper real and subtle." -Lisa McKeown, The Charlebois Post

"both hilarious and frightening as all good absurdist drama should be." -Christopher Hoile, Stage Door Reviews