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Mieko Ouchi

Mieko Ouchi is an Edmonton-based actor, writer, and director who works in both theatre and film/TV. Her plays The Red Priest (Eight Ways To Say Goodbye), The Blue Light and The Dada Play have been produced across the country and have been short-listed for the 4 Play Series at The Old Vic in London, the Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama, and the City of Edmonton Book Prize, winning the Canadian Authors Association Carol Bolt Award. Her documentary, narrative and experimental films have played over 30 festivals and aired internationally, and she has been seen as Nori Sato on the first two seasons of the new Global TV series The Guard. Mieko is a co-founder and Artistic Co-Director of Concrete Theatre and is the inaugural Faith Broome Playwright in Residence in 2009 at the University of Oklahoma.

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