rock.paper.sistahz is now an in-depth development series where curated artists are invited to explore, play and present their work throughout the season, all within our newly renovated 50 seat studio theatre. This year’s rock.paper.sistahz artist in residence is:
Andrea Scott is an actor, playwright & producer whose play, Eating Pomegranates Naked, was accepted into SummerWorks where it won the RBC Arts Professional award, named Outstanding Ensemble, and Outstanding Production. Two years later Better Angels: A Parable won the SummerWorks award for Production and recognized as Outstanding New Play, Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Production by NOW Magazine. It had its US debut at the Athena Festival in Chicago and was produced by Rumble Theatre in their Tremors Festival in 2016. Princesses Don’t Grow on Trees, debuted in April 2016 at Solar Stage Theatre under the direction of jajube mandiela. Don’t Talk to Me Like I’m Your Wife, won the Cayle Chernin Award for theatre in 2016, followed by a successful run at SummerWorks (Outstanding Performance – NOW Magazine). Andrea is a CAEA, ACTRA, PGC, DGA member and graduate from the Artist Producer Training Program run by Generator/Theatre Ontario.
Project Description: Controlled Damage
Andrea will be workshopping Controlled Damage in the fall of 2019. This moving tale about the immovable Viola Desmond, will enjoy development here in Toronto before being produced by Neptune Theatre in Halifax with our support as an in-association partner.