Kat Sandler

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Kat Sandler is an award winning screenwriter, playwright, director and the Artistic Director of Theatre Brouhaha in Toronto. She has staged seventeen of her original plays in the last eight years, including most recently, Yaga (Tarragon Theatre) and the simultaneous double bill of The Party and The Candidate (The Citadel Theatre), where the same cast raced back and forth between two theatres to perform in two simultaneous political farces, and Late Night, a theatre/tv hybrid produced with Moses Znaimer that recently aired on VisionTV. Her play, Mustard (Tarragon Theatre) won the Dora Award for Best New Play, and Bang Bang and Yaga were nominated for the same award. She won the Austen Film Festival’s inaugural Fiction Podcast Award for How To Build a Fire, and has been nominated for Sterling Awards, the Carol Bolt Award and the Cayle Chernin Award. Kat attended the Canadian Film Centre and eOne’s inaugural Adaptation Lab. She has written for Kim’s Convenience, and written fiction podcasts for The Koffler Centre, CBC’s PlayMe and TwoUp’s Limetown. She has various film and television projects in development with eOne, TB Content, Scythia Films, Stellar Citizens and the Donaldson Company. Kat is a graduate of Queen’s University.