Tawiah M'Carthy

Represented by: Meaghan Denomme

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SELECTED WRITING/PERFORMING/CREATING  
YɛN ARA ASAASE NI (This Is Our Own Native Land) 21 Black Futures – Obsidian Theatre/CBC
BLACK BOYS Saga Collectif/Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
MAANOMA, MY BROTHER Blue Bird Theatre Collective
OBAABERIMA Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
THE KENTE CLOTH Plural Production
     
SELECTED DIRECTING    
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, Toronto, Ontario
Blue Bird Theatre Collective Co-Founder/Producer/Artistic Director
  January 2013 – Present, Toronto, Ontario
PROGRAMMING/CURATION    
Program director Emerging Creators Unit – Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
  December 2020 – Present, Toronto, Ontario
     
Artist Outreach and Development coordinator Canadian Stage  
  October 2020 – Present, Toronto, Ontario
     
TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT    
Canadian Stage/ Metcalf Artistic Director Intern August 2019 – September 2020, Toronto, Ontario
Factory Theatre / Foundry Residence: Directing (Foreman) 2018/2019 Season, Toronto, Ontario
Shaw Theatre Festival/Neil Monroe Internship: Directing 2018 Season, Toronto, Ontario
Buddies In Bad Times Theatre/Artist in Residence: Playwriting and Creation 2010/2011, 2012/2013 and 2015/2016 Seasons, Toronto, Ontario
Obsidian Theatre/Mentoring Apprenticeship Program: Directing 2015/2016 Season, Toronto, Ontario
York University/Bachelor of Fine Art, Theatre: Acting Conservatory 2002 – 2006, Toronto, Ontario
     
AWARDS    
Dora Mavor Moore Award Recipient Outstanding Production – Obaaberima
Dora Mavor Moore Awards Nominations New Play, Outstanding Performance – Obaaberima
  Outstanding Ensemble Performance – Black Boys

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