Dave Deveau

Dave Deveau is an award-winning writer and performer whose plays and operas have been produced across Canada and in Europe. He is the Playwright in Residence for Vancouver's Zee Zee Theatre who have produced his plays Nelly BoyTiny Replicas (GayVancouver’s Top 10 Productions of 2011, now in development as a feature), the critically-acclaimed My Funny Valentine (Sydney Risk Prize, Jessie Nomination, Oscar Wilde Nomination – Dublin), Lowest Common Denominator and Elbow Room Cafe: The Musical (with composer Anton Lipovetsky). He also works extensively for Green Thumb Theatre: Out in the Open, tagged (Dora nomination, Jessie nomination, currently on tour in Israel - Hebrew translation), and Celestial Being (Jessie nomination, currently on tour). He is one of the Associates at Playwrights Theatre Centre where he is developing several new projects including Best Case Scenario, the follow-up to his previous hit Lowest Common Denominator. He was recently included in Xtra’s Top 30 Under 30 and OUTtv’s Queers of the Year and is the 2014 recipient of the Pride Legacy Award for Art. Upcoming: My Funny Valentine in Johannesburg, South Africa, US Tour of Celestial Being.