Actor and playwright Damien Atkins was born in Australia, grew up in Alberta, and now makes his home in Toronto. He is the author of the solo shows miss chatelaine, Real Live Girl, and We Are Not Alone, and the plays Good Mother, Lucy, The Mill Part Four: Ash, The Gay Heritage Project (with Andrew Kushnir and Paul Dunn), and an adaptation of C.S. Lewis's Prince Caspian. He has been produced all across Canada and the US, including at both the Stratford and Shaw Festivals. Damien has been playwright-in-residence at Canadian Stage, Crow's Theatre, Factory Theatre, and Necessary Angel. He has received ten Dora Mavor Moore Award nominations for acting and writing, winning four.