Michaela Jeffery

Michaela is a Calgary based playwright and recent graduate of The National Theatre School of Canada (2016). Recent writing credits include: The Listening Room (finalist, Project Playwright 2017 – Sanguine Theatre, NYC) currently in pre-production with Cardiac Theatre (Edmonton) in conjunction with The Azimuth Theatre & Downstage Performance Society – February 2018. Always (The Cultch Emerging Artist Festival – Vancouver, 2017), Hardscrabble Road, GODHEAD, (Shortlist, Headwaters New Play Festival – Creede, Colorado; The Sunset Theatre, Wells, BC), Sundogs (Holding Hollow Productions; Edmonton International Fringe Festival), and others. Michaela was a recent finalist for the Playwrights Guild of Canada’s RBC Emerging Playwright Award (2016) for her play The Listening Room, as well as recipient of the 2015 national Enbridge Playwrights Award (Emerging Category) for her developing play, Going West. This season she’s honoured to return to the beautiful big skies of her home province for a second season as part of Alberta Theatre Projects’ national Playwrights Unit.