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Daniel Arnold and Medina Hahn

2008, selected by playwright Daniel MacIvor

Daniel Arnold is an award-winning Canadian actor and writer for the stage and screen. Most notably, he recently starred as Holloman in the 2013 movie Lawrence & Holloman which he co-wrote with director Matthew Kowalchuk, based on the play by Morris Panych. Daniel also starred in the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production of Any Night, which he co-wrote and performed with Medina Hahn, and published by Playwrights Canada Press. It won Outstanding New Play at Toronto’s Summerworks Festival, five awards in Toronto’s Now Magazine, including Outstanding Performance, and was hailed among the Best Productions of the Year in Toronto and Vancouver.

Medina Hahn is an actor, singer, writer, and a co-producer of DualMinds. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre from the University of Victoria, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Alberta. She has been a performer since the age of three, when she started dancing in order to become a Solid Gold Dancer. She came to writing and creation after working extensively as an actor on new Canadian plays, although she has kept journals since she was nine years old. A gypsy at heart, when not writing or working as an actress with other companies, Medina can be found travelling.

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