Bobby Theodore is a scriptwriter, dramaturg, and translator. After graduating from the National Theatre School of Canada’s playwriting section in 1998, he was a Governor General Award finalist in 2000 for his translation of 15 Seconds by François Archambault. Since then, Bobby has gone on to translate over 30 plays from French to English. Recent projects include a translation of Paradise in Flames by François Archambault and a transadaptation of Public Enemy by Olivier Choinière (Playwrights Canada Press, 2022). Currently, Bobby is writing The Only Jew in Town, a play based on his grandmother’s experience growing up in Northern Ontario.
Photo credit goes to Keith Barker