Colleen MacIsaac


Colleen MacIsaac is a multi-disciplinary artist, playwright, and artistic producer of The Villains Theatre, living and working in Kjipuktuk/Halifax on unceded Mi'kmaq territory. The winner of the Halifax Mayor's Award for Emerging Theatre Artist and the Bhayana Invisible Champion award, they have worked as a performer, producer, playwright and graphic designer with companies such as Zuppa, xosecret, 2b, Onelight, Matchstick, Lions Den, Eastern Front, the River Clyde Pageant, Unnatural Disaster, Lunasea, and Homefirst. Some of their theatrical creations include 'Shortcuts', 'TO: THE UNKNOWN', 'the effects were cumulative and i almost didn't notice', 'Mercury', 'dark matter', and 'The Blazing World'.

They are currently working on a new play called 'A Beginner's Guide to the Night Sky', which was developed at Two Planks and a Passion's 'You Are Here' playwriting residency, and will have a reading at Page1 Theatre's Outfest in 2022. Colleen draws a playwright every day and posts them at They are currently a Master of Fine Arts candidate at NSCAD University.

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