Meghan Swaby

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Meghan Swaby is an actor and playwright born and raised in Toronto. Select theatre credits include: Controlled Damage (Neptune Theatre/ b current), Calpurnia (Nightwood Theatre/Sulong Theatre), All Our Happy Days Are Stupid (Harbourfront/ The Kitchen NYC), In this World ( Roseneath Theatre), Tout Comme Elle (Necessary Angel/ Luminato). As a playwright, her play Venus’ Daughter was produced by Obsidian Theatre and directed by Philip Akin. Her work was part of the inaugural 50in50: Writing Black Women Into Existence, curated by Dominique Morisseau at the Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn. Last year she was commissioned by Myseum of Toronto (Intersections Festival) to create a short play (DeRailed: The History of Black Railway Porters in Canada) based on Cecil Foster’s book They Call Me George.