Lifetime Members

Wanda Graham

Wanda is a Chalmers’ Award winner for her work as an actress at the Stratford Festival, Ontario and a Stage Door Award winner for her work at Blyth Festival, Ontario.

Wendy Lill

Playwright and former politician Wendy Lill has written extensively for radio, magazines, film, and television.

Kent Stetson

Kent Stetson, C. M., is a Governor General’s Literary Award Laureate, as well as a Member of the Order of Canada.

Anne Chislett

Anne Chislett’s plays have been widely produced across Canada, the United States, and Japan.

Charlie Rhindress

Charlie Rhindress is a co-founder and former artistic director of Live Bait Theatre in Sackville, New Brunswick.

Norm Foster

Norm Foster has been called Canada’s preeminent comic playwright, and he is also one of the most prolific and most produced of all Canadian playwrights.

Daniel MacIvor

Daniel MacIvor was born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in 1962. He is a stalwart of the Canadian theatre scene, having written and directed numerous award-winning productions.

Jenny Munday

Jenny Munday (deceased) dedicated much of her career to the development of new Canadian work for the stage.

Don Hannah

Don Hannah is an award winning playwright and novelist.

Catherine Banks

Catherine Banks is a two time Governor General Award winning playwright.

Mary Vingoe

Mary Vingoe is a director, artistic director, festival curator, playwright, teacher and actor who has worked across the country. She is celebrated for co-founding four major companies in Canada.

Glen Nichols

Glen Nichols has recently retired from Mount Allison University where he taught drama for 12 years. He has been on the editorial team for TRIC (Theatre Research in Canada) and The Literary Encyclopedia.

Melissa Mullen

Melissa Mullen is a PEI based playwright, actor, director and farmer;
and a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada.

Robert Chafe

Robert Chafe is a writer, educator, actor and arts administrator based in St. John’s, Ktaqmkuk (Newfoundland). He has worked in theatre, dance, opera, radio, fiction and film.