Damien Atkins

2021

Actor and playwright Damien Atkins was born in Australia and grew up in Edmonton, Canada. He has worked on several important Theatres in Canada and the United States. He is the author and performer of two solo shows: “miss chatelaine” and “Real Live Girl”, as well as the full-length plays “Good Mother”, “Lucy”, and “The Mill, Part Four: Ash”. His plays have been produced by Canadian Stage Company, Theatre Passe Muraille, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (in Toronto), the Grand Theatre (in London), the Manitoba Theatre Centre (Winnipeg), at Stratford Shakespeare Festival and Ensemble Studio Theatre (in New York). He has been playwright-in-residence at the Canadian Stage Company and at the University of British Columbia and is a guest instructor at the National Theatre School.

Atkins is the recipient of a Dora Award nomination for Best New Play for Lucy, a Sterling Award for “miss chatelaine”, and two Dora Awards for “Real Live Girl”.

He resides in Toronto.

More information: playwrightscanada.com and en.wikipedia.org

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