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Bio/Contact

director, theatre-maker, human-being

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I write and direct plays.

 

Cole Lewis is a writer and director from St. Catharines, Ontario. She has a MFA in Directing from Yale School of Drama and attended National Theatre School of Canada for Playwriting.

Most recently she conceived and directed these violent delights at SummerWorks, Moderato Cantabile at SummerWorks, and AGMI at ArsNova’s AntFest. Select directing credits include Anne Carson’s Antigonick at SummerWorks, Hansol Jung’s Cardboard Piano at Carlotta Festival, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet at SFU’s School for the Contemporary Arts, and The Visit at Yale School of Drama. She originated the direction and co-wrote Suitcase in Point’s Dora nominated Keith Richards: A One Woman Show.

Upcoming projects include writing/directing 1991 through her company Guilty by Association with performance dates to be announced soon, adapting Kyo Maclear’s Virginia Wolf with a 2020 production to be announced soon, and writing/directing Untitled Nurse Project.
 

 
 

Say Hey

 

colelewisdirector@gmail.com

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Some selected accolades

 

Best Production, Direction, Design, Ensemble nod from Now Magazine 2017

Best Ensemble nod from Now Magazine 2015

Theatre Centre Emerging Artist Award at SummerWorks 2014

Best Direction nomination from MyEntertainment World 2014

Dora Award nomination for Best Touring Production 2014

1989 Ecole Polytechnique Commemorative Award 2013

J.B.C Watkins Award 2011

Work with Suitcase in Point featured in Canadian Theatre Review, Issue 143.