TJ Dawe is a Vancouver-based arts guy. He has written and performed eleven solo shows and participated in more than eighty theatre and comedy festivals. He's done extensive work co-writing and/or directing a bunch of other shows, including "The Power of Ignorance" and "The One Man Star Wars Trilogy" which played for five months Off-Broadway in New York and has been touring the world since 2002. He was named Touring Artist of the Year by the BC and Alberta Arts Council in 2004. TJ's publishing credits include: Labrador (Brindle & Glass, 2003), The Slip-Knot (Brindle & Glass, 2003), and co-authored with Chris Gibbs, The Power of Ignorance: The Play and the companion humour book The Power of Ignorance: 14 Steps to Using Your Ignorance (Brindle & Glass 2006). Various plays of his have been produced in Canada, the US and overseas. He's recently started a podcast series titled "Totem Figures" (available on iTunes and at www.totemfigures.com) interviewing people about who or what would be on their own personal Mt. Rushmore. He continues to write, perform, direct, dramaturg, tour and collaborate. He also blogs, tweets and has stuff on youtube. Please visit www.tjdawe.com.