Beau Dixon

Beau Dixon is a playwright, musician, singer/ songwriter, producer, actor and director presently living in Peterborough, Ontario. His plays have been produced throughout Canada. Two of his one act plays 'From Here To Africville and Once A Flame' have been produced at Factory Theatre/ C Theatre Works. His one act play 'Other People's Heaven' was commissioned by the province of Nova Scotia to tour public schools and secondary schools during Black History Month 2010, to commemorate Viola Desmond, an African Canadian beautician who was arrested and detained in prison for sitting in the white section of a movie theatre in 1956. 'Once A Flame', his one act play about Marie Joseph Angelique, an African Canadian slave woman who was executed for arson in 1734 for burning down one tenth of Montreal, has toured public schools and secondary schools throughout Ontario and Quebec. 'Once A Flame' is offered in both french and english languages. His most recent play 'Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story' has earned Beau Dixon numerous awards. He is presently performing this one man show throughout Canada. Beau Dixon was inducted into Peterborough's Pathway Of Fame for his leadership in the arts. Beau is also a recording artist, and has produced numerous albums in his Sound Kitchen Studio, located in Peterborough, Ont. Three of his solo albums are available on itunes. Beau is also artistic director of Firebrand Theatre. For more information on his company or plays, click on their website.

www.beaudixon.com

beaudixon66@gmail.com

www.firebrandtheatre.com

 

Awards

Award Category Year Play
Dora Mavor Moore Award Theatre for Young Audiences - Outstanding New Play 2015 Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story
Dora Mavor Moore Award Theatre for Young Audiences - Outstanding Performance - Individual 2015 Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story
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