Len Falkenstein




Len Falkenstein is Director of Drama at the University of New Brunswick, where he teaches courses in theatre and playwriting and has directed dozens of productions for Theatre UNB. He is also Artistic Director of Fredericton’s NotaBle Acts Theatre Company, which is dedicated to developing and producing new plays by New Brunswick playwrights, and the outdoor Shakespeare company Bard in the Barracks. Len’s plays have been produced across the country at Theatre New Brunswick, Fringe festivals, Toronto’s SummerWorks Performance Festival, the NotaBle Acts Theatre Festival, and the Saint John Theatre Company’s Canadian Stages series. They include Wood Buffalo (Theatre New Brunswick, 2023), Lac/Athabasca (second prize winner, Herman Voaden national playwriting competition; published by Playwrights Canada Press); Utopia (second prize winner, Ottawa Little Theatre national one act playwriting competition); Doppelgänger (published in Ryga, volume 1), Soft Target, Free/Fall, and Happy City. Len is a member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada and a certified actor-combatant with Fight Directors Canada. He is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee medal and the Fredericton Playhouse Playhouse Honours award.