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  1. Marty Chan

    Marty Chan

    Marty Chan lives in Edmonton where he has built acclaim as a playwright, children’s author, and for his work in radio and television. Chan has acted as the first playwright-in-residence at the Citadel Theatre, and taught playwriting at the University of Alberta. Learn More
  2. Meg Braem

    Meg Braem

    Meg Braem’s plays have won the Alberta Literary Award for Drama and the Alberta Playwriting Competition, and Blood: A Scientific Romance was nominated for a Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama. Her work has been presented at the Citadel Theatre, Theatre Calgary, Lunchbox Theatre, the Belfry Theatre, Sage Theatre, Sparrow and Finch Theatre, Theatre Transit, Atomic Vaudeville, and Intrepid Theatre. She is a past member of the Citadel Playwrights Forum and was a playwright-in-residence at Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre. Her next book, Feminist Resistance: A Graphic Approach (co-authored with Norah Bowman and Domique Hui), will be published by University of Toronto Press in 2018. Meg currently lives in Edmonton as the Lee Playwright in Residence at the University of Alberta.

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  3. Megan Gail Coles

    Megan Gail Coles

    Megan Gail Coles is a graduate of Memorial University and the National Theatre School of Canada, and is currently completing the UBC M.F.A. Opt-​Res program. She is Co-​Founder and Artistic Director of Poverty Cove Theatre Company. She is presently working on her debut novel (House of Anansi, 2017) and the Driftwood Trilogy of plays. Megan’s first fiction collection, Eating Habits of the Chronically Lonesome (Killick), won the BMO Winterset Award, the ReLit Award and the Margaret & John Savage First Book Award, and earned her the one-​time Writers’ Trust Five x Five prize. Originally from Savage Cove on the Great Northern Peninsula, Megan now resides in St. John’s, where she is also Executive Director of Riddle Fence.

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  4. Michel Marc Bouchard

    Michel Marc Bouchard

    Michel Marc Bouchard O.C., C.Q. member of the Académie des Lettres du Québec, has written more than 20 plays that have been translated into several languages and performed in the most prestigious theatres and festivals worldwide. His best known works are: Lilies, The Orphan Muses, Dangerous Passes Road, The Tale of Teeka, The Coronation Voyage, Tom at the Farm, Christina, the Girl King, and The Divine, a Play for Sarah Bernhardt. Several of his works have been adapted for the cinema. He has received numerous awards here and all around the world. In 2015, he made his entry in the Larousse dictionary. Learn More
  5. MJ Cruise

    MJ Cruise

    MJ Cruise is an award-winning playwright and published choral composer. Her plays have been performed across North America and have been translated and produced in Germany. MJ teaches drama in Grimsby, Ontario, and is an ambassador for promoting the arts to young people through workshops and festival productions. Other plays include Albert Street, Dried Flowers, In My Life, and A Stranger in Our House.

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  6. Moira Day

    Moira Day

    Moira Day is an active researcher and writer in the area of Canadian theatre with a particular focus on women in prairie theatre prior to 1960. She served as English-language book editor until recently, and now as co-editor for Theatre Research in Canada/Recherches Théâtrales au Canada. She has spoken at conferences both within Canada and internationally in Ireland and China.

    She is currently working on a book on Elizabeth Sterling Haynes, another important pioneer in the area. She teaches Canadian drama, play analysis, dramatic literature, and theatre history aesthetics and criticism at the University of Saskatchewan. Learn More
  7. Morwyn Brebner

    Morwyn Brebner

    Morwyn Brebner is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada’s playwrighting program. Her plays include Music for Contortionist, Liquor Guns Karate, Little Mercy’s First Murder, The Optimists, and The Pessimist. She is a playwright-in-residence at Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre. Learn More
  8. Nadine Desrochers

    Nadine Desrochers

    Nadine Desrochers is a literary translator and an assistant professor at the Université de Montréal’s school of library and information science. She holds a Ph.D. in French Literature from the University of Ottawa and an MLIS from Western University. Learn More
  9. Natalie Alvarez

    Natalie Alvarez

    Natalie Alvarez is an associate professor at Brock University’s Department of Dramatic Arts where she teaches in the Theatre Praxis concentration. Her work on contemporary performance, performance theory, and Latina/o theatre has appeared in a number of periodicals such as Theatre Journal, Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, and Janus Head, as well as in national and international essay collections. Her current SSHRC-funded book project, Enactments of Difference, examines simulations, interculturalism, and performance in military training and dark tourism. She also serves as co-editor of the Canadian Theatre Review’s Views and Reviews.

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  10. Nicolas Billon

    Nicolas Billon

    Born in 1978, Nicolas Billon grew up in Ottawa, Paris, and Montréal. The Elephant Song is his first play. It premiered at the Stratford Festival in August 2004, and went on to Montréal in January 2005 for a French production at the Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui. Stratford produced Nicolas’s second play, The Measure of Love, in 2005. Learn More

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