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VIRGILIA GRIFFITH

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Virgilia Griffith was born and raised in Toronto. SOULPEPPER 2022: Queen Goneril and King Lear FOR SOULPEPPER: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2018); Betrayal (2019) Other Theatre: Serving Elizabeth (Stratford Festival) , Contractions (Studio 180 Theatre), Harlem Duet (Tarragon Theatre), Guarded Girls (Tarragon Theatre/ Greenlight Arts), The Wedding Party ( Crow's Theatre), Other Side of the Game (Cahoots/ Obsidian Theatre), Up The Garden Path ( Obsidian Theatre Company). Da Kink In My Hair ( Theatre Calgary/ NAC) Film & Television: Nurses, Frankie Drake Mysteries, 21 Black Futures, Murdoch Mysteries, The Expanse Other: Winner of the Jon Kaplan Legacy 2021 Award for Canadian Stage Performer. Winner of the Meta Emerging Artist Award for Gas Girls by Donna Michelle St. Bernard. Winner of the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Performance for Harlem Duet by Djanet Sears. She was also a Dora Mavor Moore nominee for Outstanding Female in an Independent Theatre Division for her performance of Honesty directed by Jordan Tannahill and a Dora nomination for Iphigenia and the Furies (On Taurian Land)(Saga Collectif) by Jeff Ho. Gratitude; Weyni Mengesha, Erin Shields, Kim Collier, Alicia Jeffery, my mother and all my homies.