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Live Bait Theatre Announces New Artistic Director

Live Bait Theatre Announces New Artistic Director

January 30/15

Live Bait Theatre is pleased to announce the addition of Andrea Boyd as interim Artistic Director.

Andrea is a director, theatre educator and playwright. She has been working in theatre and teaching for over 25 years. She completed her MFA in Directing at the U of A in 2006, where she taught in the drama department until leaving Edmonton in 2012. She is currently the Crake Drama Fellow at Mount Allison University.

She has directed for Theatre Lac Brome, StageLab, University of Alberta, Edmonton Fringe, Citadel Theatre Young Company, Keyano Theatre, The Grand Theatre, Covenant Theatre, Studio Theatre, U of A. Writing credits include Angel’s River, produced by Live Bait Theatre in New Brunswick, (2010); Stalker: The Musical,with songs by Paul Morgan Donald, Canadian Centre for Theatre Creation, (2011); and Molly, presented in conjunction with the New Works festival at the University of Alberta & Sage Theatre’s Ignite Festival.

Her newest play, For the Love of Gracie Gray, won first place in the Write-on-Q! Quebec Playwriting Competition. Andrea is a member of the Playwright’s Guild of Canada, CAEA, the Playwright’s Atlantic Resource Centre, Theatre Alberta, and Playwright’s Workshop Montreal.

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