Leanna Brodie

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Leanna Brodie’s plays and libretti have been performed from Halifax to Vancouver, London to Auckland. The Vic, For Home and Country, The Book of Esther, and Schoolhouse are published by Talonbooks. She is also a noted translator of Québécois playwrights: recent productions include Hélène Ducharme’s Dora-winning Baobab; David Paquet’s 2019 Jessie Award-winning The Shoe (The Cherry Artspace, Ithaca NY) and Wildfire (Upstream Theater, St. Louis MO); Annie Broccoli’s Stella and the Time Machine Journey (Lune Rouge, Arlington TX); Joe Jack et John’s Violette (Espace Libre, Montréal QC); Mohsen El Gharbi’s Omi Mouna (Impact Festival Kitchener-Waterloo ON/ ON//Infinithéâtre, Montréal QC); and Rébecca Déraspe’s I Am William (Stratford Festival, ON). Three of her translations have been nominated for Tom Hendry Awards. Brodie is current co-writing Salesman in China with Jovanni Sy (a co-commission from the Stratford Festival/Banff Centre for the Arts). Upcoming productions and publications include works by Fanny Britt, Rébecca Déraspe, Sébastien Harrisson, Angela Konrad, Catherine Léger, David Paquet, Anaïs Pellin, Philippe Soldevila, and Olivier Sylvestre. She is currently an MFA candidate at the University of Calgary and spent eight wonderful years in Vancouver… but she is thrilled to return to her hometown, especially with these artists and this play. www.leannabrodie.com