Meghan Gardiner

Meghan is a Vancouver based actor and playwright who has been touring her one woman show, Dissolve since 2003. She recently released the rights to Vancouver's Shameless Hussy Productions, who are currently engaged in a multi-year, national tour of the show. She was commissioned by Green Thumb Theatre to write an adaptation of the piece, which resulted in Blind Spot, a play that toured Canada for two years. After a playwriting residency at Green Thumb, Meghan premiered Role Call with in the fall of 2011, a play that garnered her the Sydney Risk Award for an emerging playwright at the 2012 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards. She was nominated for outstanding screenplay at the Leo Awards in 2010 for her documentary film about drug faciliated sexual assault, (inspired by Dissolve and of the same name) and was also nominated for performance and screenwriting at the 2013 Leo's for her first short film, Stalled. Meghan's monologue Blondie was recently selected as part of the "Rattling the Stage Anthology",  published by McGraw-Hill Ryerson. She is currently working on two commisions: At Liberty for the Solo Collective, and Love Bomb for the Shameless Hussies. Her first full length play, Gross Misconduct has received workshops around British Columbia this year, and she looks forward to finding it a home sometime soon.  Meghan is a YWCA Woman of Disctinction nominee and lives in Vancouver with her husband and son. Please visit www.meghangardiner.com for more information. 

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