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Beverley Cooper

Beverley is a writer, actor and teacher. She has written for TV, film and extensively for CBC radio drama, twice being nominated for Writers’ Guild of Canada Awards. Her plays have been produced across Canada, including; Clue in the Fast Lane (co-written with Ann-Marie MacDonald); Thin Ice (co-written with Banuta Rubess, Chalmers/Dora Award); The Eyes of Heaven; The Woman in White (adapted from the novel by Wilkie Collins); The Lonely Diner: Al Capone in Euphemia Township; Janet Wilson Meets the Queen (nominated for Prix Rideau Award) and, most recently,  If Truth Be Told which was produced by The Blyth Festival in 2016.  Innocence Lost: A Play about Steven Truscott was a finalist for a Governor General’s Literary Award and was on the Globe and Mail Bestsellers List, a first for a Canadian playwright. She has presented her work at WPI conferences in India, Stockholm and Cape Town.  Her plays are published by Scirocco Drama. Beverley trained as an actor and has performed in TV, film and in theatres across Canada. Beverley holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. Upcoming: Innocence Lost at Soulpepper Theatre, Spring 2018

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