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Rosa Laborde

Jury Member, 2023

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Rosa Laborde is a critically acclaimed Chilean Canadian Playwright, Screenwriter, Director, and Actor. As a playwright she’s been produced across Canada at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Tarragon Theatre, The Great Canadian Theatre Company, Neptune Theatre, Touchstone Firehall Theatre and The Belfry Theatre as well as performances at Playwright’s Horizons and the Arthur Seelen Theatre in New York City. She’s been a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama, been nominated twice for the Dora Mavor Moore Award for best new play and received the KM Hunter Artist’s Award for Theatre. Currently she’s commissioned by the Factory Theatre, Tarragon Theatre, and The Stratford Festival of Canada. Rosa is a graduate of The Oxford School of Drama in Oxford, England, and The Canadian Film Centre’s Primetime Television Writing Program and moves seamlessly between theatre and film. Most recently she co-created, wrote, and stars in the upcoming Crave Original series Nesting.


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