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Anna Chatterton

Anna Chatterton is a librettist, playwright and performer. A finalist for the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama for her play Within the Glass (Tarragon Theatre), Anna was named a top-​ten Toronto Theatre Artist of 2016 by NOW Magazine and has been the recipient of the City of Hamilton Arts Award for Theatre and a Toronto Theatre Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her solo play Quiver was produced by Nightwood Theatre and UNO Fest. Anna has been a playwright-​in-​residence at Nightwood Theatre, the National Theatre School of Canada, Tarragon Theatre and Tapestry Opera. As a librettist Anna’s work includes the Dora Mavor Moore Award–winning Rocking Horse Winner (Tapestry Opera/Scottish Opera), Swoon (Canadian Opera Company), Crush (Canadian Opera Company and the Banff Centre), Voice Box (Harbourfront Centre/World Stage), Stitch (the Theatre Centre, Dora Mavor Moore Award nomination for Outstanding New Opera) and Sweat (Centre for Contemporary Opera, NYC and Bicycle Opera/Urbanvessel, Toronto).

Anna Chatterton