Recognizing
Excellence and Innovation
in Canadian Theatre

Janet Munsil

Janet Munsil’s plays include Influence, The Ugly Duchess, Emphysema (a love story), Be Still, Circus Fire, and That Elusive Spark. Her plays have been produced across Canada and the UK, including Touchstone, Tarragon, ATP, The West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds, and the Soho Theatre + Writers Centre, London. Her self-produced works have toured North America, Ireland and the Czech Republic.

In 2012, she was commissioned to adapt Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice for a co-production with Theatre Calgary and Canada’s National Arts Centre (Ottawa). Munsil studied directing and design at the University of Victoria’s Phoenix Theatre. Since 1992, she has been the Artistic Director and Festival Producer of Intrepid Theatre in Victoria, B.C., where she produces the annual Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival, Uno Fest, and Winterlab.

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