JUDITH THOMPSON

Biography

RARE Theatre Company’s Artistic Director, Judith is a playwright, director, actor and Professor of theatre at the University of Guelph. She is the author of 15 published plays, many of which are performed all over the world. She has directed and co-created four collective-creations including Body and Soul, Sick, RARE, and Borne. She wrote two feature films, Perfect Pie and Lost and Delirious, several TV movies and many radio plays. Judith twice won the Governor General’s Award for playwriting, the Toronto Arts Award, a Dora Award, the Susan Smith Blackburn Award, and the Amnesty International Award for Freedom of Expression.