Artistic Director, The Eastern Front Theatre
Mary Vingoe has worked in professional Canadian theatre for over 20 years as an actor, playwright, director and teacher. She is co-founder and past Artistic Director of Toronto’s Nightwood Theatre and Nova Scotia’s The Ship’s Company Theatre and is currently Artistic Director of the Eastern Front Theatre in Halifax. She has directed for major theatres across the country including The Neptune, The Manitoba Theatre Centre, Prairie Theatre Exchange, The Centaur Theatre in Montreal and Alberta Theatre Projects in Calgary. Plays she has produced and directed have won nominations for the Governor General’s Award for drama. A playwright herself, she has developed the work of Canadian playwrights, created new theatre festivals and taught in several Canadian universities.