Director: Brian Drader
An accomplished actor, writer, dramaturg, and artistic administrator, Brian Drader worked with young playwrights as both facilitator and dramaturg for the Young Emerging Playwrights Program and Playblitz in Manitoba, from 1990 to 2004. His plays have been produced across Canada, the United States and Europe. Awards for his writing include the Herman Voaden National Playwriting Award, the Philadelphia Brick Playhouse New Play Award, the National Screen Institute Drama Prize, and the Lambda Literary Award for Drama (USA). His plays have also been nominated for the Governor General’s Award, the McNally Robinson Book of the Year, and the Joyce Dutka Arts Foundation Playwriting Award (New York). In addition to theatre, Brian's diverse writing portfolio includes film, radio, fiction, multi-media and commercial engagements.
(Photo credit: Maxime Côté)
Nick Carpenter, Robert Chafe, Denise Clarke, Claudia Dey, Sean Dixon, Brian Drader, Sarah Elkashef, Jodi Essery, Catherine Farish, Yael Farber, Kathleen Flaherty, Dean Fleming, Jonathan Garfinkel, Brendan Healy, Jill Keiley, Ann-Marie Kerr, Greg Kramer, Maureen Labonté, Adam Lazarus, Bryden MacDonald, Daniel MacIvor, Michael Mackenzie, Darren O'Donnell, Morris Panych, Adam Pettle, Ivana Shein, Annabel Soutar, Sarah Garton Stanley, Tedi Tafel, Bobby Theodore, Judith Thompson, Kelly Thornton, Emma Tibaldo, Iris Turcott, Ker Wells, Susan Williams, David Yee, Marcus Youssef, and other invited theatre professionals.
NOTE: Faculty is subject to change, and varies each year according to student needs.