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Drama Canadian

Refractions: Solo

Solo

edited by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard & Yvette Nolan

Publisher
Playwrights Canada Press
Initial publish date
May 2014
Category
Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780887549205
    Publish Date
    May 2013
    List Price
    $19.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781770912472
    Publish Date
    May 2014
    List Price
    $19.95

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A collection can be used both as a monologue source for actors and students, or as a primer on diverse Canadian theatre and an entry point into new works, many of which are not yet widely available. Includes monologues by nisha ahuja, Peter Anderson, Nina Arsenault, Keith Barker, Tara Beagan, Nicolas Billon, Katrina Bugaj, Aaron Bushkowsky, Marie Clements, Lisa Codrington, David Copelin, Chris Craddock, David S. Craig, Ned Dickens, Dawn Dumont, Troels Hagen Findsen, Waawaate Fobister, C. E. Gatchalian, Sky Gilbert, Wanda R. Graham, Don Hannah, Ravi Jain, Thomas Morgan Jones, Joan M. Kivanda, Tawiah M’Carthy, Daniel Macdonald, Jason Maghanoy, Anita Majumdar, ahdri zhina mandiela, Colleen Murphy, Michael P. Northey, Mansel Robinson, Anusree Roy, Michael Rubenfeld, Shahin Sayadi, Erin Shields, Jon Lachlan Stewart, Julie Tepperman, Judith Thompson, Diana Tso, Gein Wong, and David Yee.

About the authors

Donna-Michelle St. Bernard (aka Belladonna the Blest) is an emcee, playwright, and agitator. Works for the stage include Reaching for Starlight, Cake, Sound of the Beast, A Man A Fish, They Say He Fell, Salome's Clothes, Gas Girls, Give It Up, The Smell of Horses, and The First Stone. She is co-editor with Yvette Nolan of the Playwrights Canada Press anthologies Refractions: Solo and Refractions: Scenes, and editor of Indian Act: Residential School Plays. DM is the creator of the 54ology and artistic director of New Harlem Productions.

Donna-Michelle St. Bernard's profile page

Yvette Nolan is a playwright, dramaturge, and director. In 1996, she was the Aboriginal Writer-in-Residence at Brandon University, where she wrote the first draft of Annie Mae’s Movement. Her other plays include BLADE, Job’s Wife, Video, the libretto Hilda Blake, and the radio play Owen. She is also the editor of Beyond the Pale: Dramatic Writing from First Nations Writers and Writers of Colour and co-editor of Refractions: Solo and Refractions: Scenes. She was the president of Playwrights Union of Canada from 1998–2001, and of Playwrights Canada Press from 2003–2005. Born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan to an Algonquin mother and an Irish immigrant father, raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, she lived in the Yukon and Nova Scotia before moving to Toronto.

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