in Conversation With
2021 Artist Talk Series
Award-winning Canadian actor, writer and producer
Tuesday, February 16th at 7:00 pm
Andrea Scott is an actor, writer and producer originally from London, Ontario. Her first play, Eating Pomegranates Naked, won the RBC Arts Professional Award, and was named Outstanding Ensemble and Outstanding Production at the 2013 SummerWorks Festival. Better Angels: A Parable, won the SummerWorks Award for Production in August 2015 and was recognized as Outstanding New Play, Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Production by NOW Magazine. It had its US debut at the Athena Festival in Chicago, was adapted for CBC’s “PlayMe” podcast series and was published in 2018 (along with Eating Pomegranates Naked) by Scirocco Press. Don’t Talk to Me Like I’m Your Wife, won the Cayle Chernin Award for theatre and was followed by a successful run at SummerWorks (Outstanding Performance, NOW Magazine). Recipient of the Magee Diverse Screenwriters Award (2019), Andrea wrote 13 episodes of “My Paranormal Nightmare,” for Sharon Lewis at Our House Media last year. Recent theatre productions include Every Day She Rose, co-written with Nick Green, produced by Nightwood Theatre in November 2019 and Controlled Damage at Neptune Theatre in February 2020. Andrea was also the Artist-in-Residence at b current Performing Arts and will be the Writer-in-Residence at MiratecArts on the Pico Islands once COVID restrictions have been lifted. She is currently the Playwright-in-Residence at Tarragon Theatre.