Bobby Theodore

Bobby Theodore is a screenwriter, playwright, and translator.

Bobby has worked on several TV series, including Murdoch Mysteries, Flashpoint and Knuckleheads (an adaptation of the hit Québecois cartoon,Têtes à claques). He has also written episodes for the acclaimed CBC radio drama, Afghanada. Nominated for a Governor General's Award in 1999 for his translation of 15 Seconds by François Archambault, Bobby has now translated over 20 plays from French to English. For the stage, he co-created 300 Tapes (with Ame Henderson), a devised performance that premiered at the Theatre Centre in Toronto and at Alberta Theatre Projects (ATP) in Calgary, and he is currently working on Swallow, a play set in the drama-filled world of minor hockey. His translation of François Archambault's You Will Remember Me, which premiered at ATP and won a Betty Mitchell Award for Outstanding New Play, is being staged at the Tarragon Theatre March 2016. Also opening March 2016 at Soulpepper is the world premiere of his translation of Albert Camus's The Just.

Bobby is the resident dramaturg and host of the Glassco Translation Residency in Tadoussac.

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