Laura Cockburn-Tulk

Laura is a playwright and secondary school Drama & Engilsh teacher. She graduated with honours from the University of Toronto. Laura has worked for theatre festivals and companies such as SummerWorks (Sponsorship Director), Faustwork Mask Theatre (Marketing Manager), Human Cargo (Producer), and interned with Nightwood Theatre (Production). Laura grew up acting and singing. Memorable roles include Annie in Annie and being in the children's choir in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Livent). Her early plays, such as Broken Moon, showcased at the University of Toronto's HartHouse Drama Festival. She co-founded Theatre Recap and served as their Resident Playwright. With Theatre Recap, Laura also created and co-facilitated Project Pamoja, a week-long theatre workshop series for youth in Kibera Slums, Nairobi, Kenya, culminating in community-driven performances highlighting local social issues. Most recently, her plays Confessions and Gone Home were produced in conjunction by Glasswater Theatre as Prayers for the New World. She is currently a Resident Artist with Glasswater Theatre writing a new, interactive, site-specific play, among other things...