Amy Lee Lavoie, Playwright

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Amy Lee Lavoie is an award-winning playwright and a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada’s Playwriting Program. Her first play, Rabbit Rabbit, was initially conceived in her first year at NTS, and was part of Infinitheatre’s Pipeline series, CanStage’s Ideas and Creation Festival, SummerWorks and the Edmonton Fringe. It received its premiere production with Infinitheatre, earning Amy two MECCA’s for Best Text and the Revelation Award. Rabbit Rabbit was also produced by Poverty Cove Theatre and Ghostlight Theatre.

Amy Lee was a Canada Council Playwright-in-Residence at Factory Theatre, a member of Factory’s Natural Resources creation group, part of the Playwriting Forum at Citadel Theatre, and a member of Cahoots Theatre’s Playwrights’ Hothouse. In 2013, Amy was part of the Tarragon Playwriting Unit, a member of the Stratford Festival Playwright’s Retreat, and, in that same year, her play, Stopheart, premiered at Factory Theatre.

In 2014, Amy Lee was the Head Digital Writer for the CBC drama Strange Empire, which won a Gracie Award (Women’s Alliance Media) for Best Website in recognition of its interactive storytelling.

Amy Lee recently worked with Pi Theatre to create Genetic Drift as part of Boca Del Lupo’s Micro Performance Series and had a workshop production of her new play, My Tom, staged at Railtown Actors Studio as part of their Railtown Lab series.

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Past: A Place for UsRabbit Rabbit, Stopheart, Genetic Drift, My Tom

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