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Playwright (The Drowning Girls)

Beth Graham is a playwright and actor. She was born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, grew up in Cochrane, Alberta and now lives in Edmonton. Her plays have been produced across Canada and internationally in the U.S., the UK, Australia and New Zealand. She has been a finalist for the Governor General’s Award as well as the Carol Bolt Award. Beth has received the Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award, Sterling awards, Betty Mitchell awards and the Alberta Playwrights’ Network Award for her plays and collaborations. She has been an artist-in-residence with Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre, Catalyst Theatre, and has attended retreats at the Banff Playwrights’ Lab, The National Theatre School and The Stratford Festival of Canada. Her plays include: The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble, FlightPretty Goblins and Working It Out.

Her co-creations/ collaborations include: The Drowning Girls, Fortune Falls, Comrades, Mulesand Victor and Victoria’s Terrifying Tale of Terrible Things. She is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s BFA acting program. Her most recent play, Pretty Goblins, was produced at Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre in the spring of 2018.

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