Elyne Quan

Elyne is a writer, actor, director and dramaturg. Originally from Edmonton, she now resides in Toronto.  She holds a MFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University and a BA Honors degree in Drama from the University of Alberta. Writing credits include the Sterling Award winning Lig & Bittle (with Jared Matsunaga-Turnbull), Stray, Look Both WaysSouvenirs of Home, TrustWhat (Part III of Rice, Concrete Theatre), One Block Radius and a radio play, Direct Dial (CBC Radio). She was a KCACTF Region II New Play Winner and David Mark Cohen award - runner-up for Souvenirs of Home. A recent play, Retrospective, was commissioned by the Canadian Centre for Theatre Creation (CCTC) in Edmonton and received workshop assistance from the Playwrights Theatre Centre in Vancouver. She is a participant in the Citadel Theatre's Playwrights' Forum, led by fellow member Colleen Murphy where she has been developing her latest play. 

In addition to being a proud member of PGC, Elyne is also an alumna of the Prime Time TV program at the Canadian Film Centre and a member of CAEA.



Award Category Year Play
Sterling Award Outstanding Production - Theatre for Young Audiences 2001 Lig & Bittle