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Brown, Briana


Originally from rural Ontario, Briana spent several years in Toronto after graduating from York University (B.A. Honours, Theatre Studies). Her plays have been workshopped through Factory Theatre’s LabCab Festival, Tarragon Theatre’s Spring Arts Fair, and Nightwood Theatre’s Write from the Hip program.Her full length play, The Concessions premiered in Vancouver at the Firehall Arts Centre in June 2014, produced by Touchstone Theatre and the Playwrights Theatre Centre, under the direction of Katrina Dunn.Her one-woman show, Cassandra, toured Fringe Festivals across Canada, was remounted as part of Winnipeg’s FemFest, and had a second production at the London Fringe Festival in 2010. It was recently included in One for the Road, an anthology of one-person performances, edited by Kit Brennan (Signature Editions). Her one act comedy, Almost, Again (Toronto Fringe, Best of Fringe, 2010) was included in the anthology Out on a Limb, and is now being developed into a feature film through the Producing Program at the National Film and Television School in London, UK. Also a theatre director, recent directing credits include: The Way Back to Thursday  (Theatre Passe Muraille), Pitch Blond (Next Stage Festival), the Paprika Festival’s Tenth Anniversary Celebration (2010), and assisting Brad Fraser on the Canadian premiere of True Love Lies (Factory Theatre). She recently completd her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia. Website: http://www.brianabrown.ca

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