Tawiah M'Carthy

Represented by: Sean Miller

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FILM & TELEVISION
FREE UP! (Emancipation Day 2021) Featured CBC Gem / CBC Arts
OBAABERIMA: Queer Pride Inside Cabaret Featured CBC Arts
21 BLACK FUTURES Ep 305 Writer CBC/ Obsidian Theatre; Dir: Dorothy A. Atabong
AU PLUS PROCHE Principal Filmshow; Dir: Maxime Desmons
 
SELECTED THEATRE
3 SISTERS (after Chekhov) OnyinyeChukwu Soulpepper/Obsidian; Dir: Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu
SIZWE BANZI IS DEAD Sizwe Soulpepper Theatre; Dir: Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu
MAANOMAA, MY BROTHER Kwame Blue Bird Theatre Collective/Canadian Stage; Dir: Philip Akin
BLACK BOYS Kofi Saga Collectif/Buddies in Bad Times Theatre; Dir: Jonathan Seinen
OBAABERIMA Agyeman Buddies in Bad Times Theatre; Dir: Evalyn Perry
ROMEO and JULIET Mercutio Globe Theatre; Dir: Anita Rochon
BODY 13 Ato MTSpace; Dir: Majdi Bou-Matar
HE LEFT QUIETLY Young Duma Theatre Hetaerae; Dir: Leora Morris
THE KENTE CLOTH Will-Vic Plural Production; Dir: Cole Alvis
SELECTED DIRECTING
HERE LIES HENRY Director Factory Theatre
TOPDOG, UNDERDOG Director Canadian Stage
FAIRVIEW Director Canadian Stage
DEATH AND THE KING’S HORSEMAN Director Stratford Festival
RIHANNABOI95 Director Young People’s Theatre
DEATH AND THE KING’S HORSEMAN Director Soulpepper Theatre/Stratford (Radio Play)
RIOT Director Talk Is Free Theatre (Zoom Play)
KITNE SAARE LALOO YAHAN PEY HAIN Director NextStage Festival
THE TRIAL OF BROTHER JERO Director Directors Showcase, Shaw Theatre Festival
SCHOOL GIRLS or THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY Assistant Director Obsidian Theatre/ Nightwood Theatre
HENRY V Assistant Director Shaw Festival
THE BARONESS AND THE PIG Assistant Director Shaw Festival
VENUS’ DAUGHTER Assistant Director Obsidian Theatre
THE DECEMBER MAN Apprentice Director National Arts Center
THEATRE COLLECTIVES
Saga Collectif Co-Founder/Associate Artist (May 2014 – Present)
Blue Bird Theatre Collective Co-Founder/Producer/Artistic Director (January 2013 – Present)
PROGRAMMING/CURATION
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre – Emerging Creators Unit – Program Director (December 2020 – June 2022)
Canadian Stage – Artist Outreach and Development Coordinator (October 2020 – October 2022)
TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
Canadian Stage/ Metcalf Artistic Director Intern (August 2019 – September 2020)
Factory Theatre / Foundry Residence: Directing (2018/2019 Season)
Shaw Theatre Festival/Neil Monroe Internship: Directing (2018 Season)
Buddies In Bad Times Theatre/Artist in Residence: Playwriting and Creation (2010/2011, 2012/2013 and 2015/2016 Seasons)
Obsidian Theatre/Mentoring Apprenticeship Program: Directing  (2015/2016 Season)
York University/Bachelor of Fine Art, Theatre: Acting Conservatory (2002 – 2006)
AWARDS
Dora Mavor Moore Award Recipient Outstanding Production – Obaaberima (2013)
Dora Mavor Moore Awards Nominations Outstanding New Play – Maanomaa, My Brother (2023)
New Play, Outstanding Performance – Obaaberima (2013)
  Outstanding Ensemble Performance – Black Boys (2017)
byblacks.com People’s Choice Awards Best Visual Artist – Stage Director – Death & The King’s Horseman (2022)

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