About the Author

Dorothy Dittrich


Dorothy Dittrich is a playwright, musical director, sound designer, and composer. Her most recent play, The Piano Teacher, is an Arts Club Theatre Silver Commission and Production that went on to win the Jessie Richardson Award for Outstanding Original Script. Her other plays include The Dissociates, Lesser Demons, Two Part Invention, and If the Moon Falls, a thirty-minute monologue commissioned by the Solo Collective. Her musical When We Were Singing has been produced across Canada and in the U.S. It received a workshop in New York with MTC. Dorothy’s work has garnered her a number of Jessie Awards and nominations including two Dora Mavor Moore nominations for When We Were Singing. She is the proud recipient of the Sydney J. Risk Award for Emerging Playwright. Dorothy continues to write and read Tippi and Stan, a comedy series set in Vancouver.