red diva projects

VANCOUVER

MARIE CLEMENTS

MARIE CLEMENTS  CO-ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Her thirteen plays including Copper Thunderbird, Burning Vision, and The Unnatural and Accidental Women, have been presented on some of the most prestigious stages for Canadian and international work including the Festival de Theatre des Ameriques (Urban Tattoo 2001, Burning Vision 2003) in Montreal, the National Arts Centre and The Magnetic North Festival (Burning Vision 2003, Copper Thunderbird 2007) in Ottawa. Her work has garnered numerous awards and publications including the 2004 Canada- Japan Literary Award, two prestigious Governor General’s Literary Award nominations for (Burning Vision) 2003 and (Copper Thunderbird) 2007, and a Jessie Richardson Award for (The Unnatural and Accidental Women). Marie has written thirteen original plays that have been translated in French, Spanish and Catalan, receiving twenty-one nominations, four awards and eighteen publications. Of late, as a writer and director her play The Edward Curtis Project premiered at The National Arts Centre and The Great Canadian Theatre Company, April 2013. Her theatrical musical The Road Forward was presented as a workshop production at The Push International Performance Festival 2013, and premiered at the festival February 2015. Her play Burning Vision was workshopped by Tant per Tant in Barcelona last year, and will premiere there in Fall 2015. Marie was recently awarded The Shaw Media Award for her short film Pilgrims, and the WIDC Director Award for her feature film Red Snow. Marie was founding artistic director of urban ink productions, and is currently co-artistic director of red diva projects, and director of her new film company MCMEDIA  www.reddiva.cawww.marieclements.ca