About the Author

Sarah Garton Stanley


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Director, dramaturg, and creator Sarah Garton Stanley is originally from Montreal, is a former associate artistic director of English Theatre at Canada’s National Arts Centre, founding artistic director of SpiderWebShow, co-founder of FOLDA, and a former artistic director of Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. She has been the recipient of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas’s Elliott Hayes Award, a Manitoba Theatre Award for best direction, and an Honorary Member Award from the Canadian Association for Theatre Research. She is finishing a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies at Queen’s University and in 2020 she and her partner became co-stewards of the legendary Birchdale in Nova Scotia.