Virgilia Griffith

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Virgilia Griffith is a Toronto based theatre artist. Winner of the Meta Emerging Artist Award for Gas Girls written Donna Michelle St. Bernard. Winner of the Dora Mavor Moore awards for Outstanding Performance for Harlem Duet written by Djanet Sears. She was also a Dora Mavor Moore nominee for Outstanding Female in an Independent Division for her performance of Honesty directed by Jordan Tannahill and a Dora nomination for Iphigenia and the Furies ( On Taurian Land) (Saga Collectif). Selected credits include: Our Place ( Cahoots/Theatre Passé Muraille), Queen Goneril/ King Lear ( Soulpepper Theatre Company), Serving Elizabeth (Stratford Festival), 21 Black Futures (Obsidian Theatre Company/CBC Gem), Other Side of the Game (Cahoots/ Obsidian Theatre),  Da Kink In My Hair( Theatre Calgary/ Nac)Choreography credits: Black Boys ( Buddies in Bad Times Theatre/Saga Collectif), Ceremony (CoalPot/Rhubarb Festival), Our Place (Cahoots/Theatre Passé Muraille), Kitne Saare Laloo Yahan Pey Hai ( House of Beida Inc. /Next Stage Theatre Festival)