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Collett, Rhiannon


Rhiannon Collett is a queer-identified playwright and performer whose work focuses on themes of misogyny, sexuality and ritual.Selected playwriting credits include Miranda & Dave Begin Again (winner of the 2016 Playwrights Guild of Canada RBC Emerging Playwright Award, and the Segal Centre Award for Outstanding English Theatre Company, 2016 Montreal Fringe); Wasp (commissioned by Nightswimming as a part of their 5x25 initiative); The Kissing Game (in development with Youtheatre and Young People’s Theatre as a part of the 2018 Leaps and Bounds Program); Tragic Queens (commissioned and devised with CABAL Theatre, nominated for 7 META awards, including a nomination for Outstanding Emerging Artist, Playwriting); The Revolutions (commissioned by Spiderwebshow, produced at the Isabel Bader Centre in association with Theatre Kingston); and Dream Dictionary Dead Boyfriend (commissioned by Driftwood Theatre as a part of Trafalgar 24 2017). Rhiannon is a member of Buddies in Bad Times 2017-18 Emerging Creators Unit, and a past member of Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal’s Young Creators Unit (15-16) and Black Theatre Workshop’s Artist Mentorship Program (14-15). Upcoming, Rhiannon will perform new work at the 2018 Rhubarb Festival, and will be further developing The Kissing Game as a part of  the 2018 Banff Playwrights Lab. Rhiannon has been published in Bad Nudes Mag, OMEGA (Metatron), Montreal : The City Series (Frog Hollow Press), The Globe and Mail and Intermission Magazine.Rhiannon is a settler in Toronto, on the traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, the Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee peoples, and in Montreal, on the traditional, un-ceded territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka people.

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