Bernardine Stapleton


Bernardine Ann Teráz Stapleton has been a professional theatre artist for forty years. She is the Artistic Director of Girl Power Inc. She is co-artistic director of the Kitchen Party Theatre Festival based in Grand Falls-Windsor. She is the Program Animateur for APTNL’s Thriving Together project. She’s had almost forty plays professionally produced in Canada, including the iconic Offensive to Some, also Woman in a Monkey Cage, Brazil Square, Our Frances, and, a new musical, co-written with Nicole Smith Girls from Away. Her two latest books were just released. Love, Life is available from Girly Muckle and the Queer Hands is available now from Bernardine was writer-in-residence at Memorial University in 2019 and will be teaching an introductory course in playwrighting for their winter session. For more about Bernardine visit

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