Robert Tsonos

Robert Tsonos is a playwright, director, and actor originally from Montreal, currently living in Toronto. His play "It's Time" won the Uprising National Playwriting Competition, placed 2nd in the 84th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition, and was a finalist for the Herman Voaden Playwriting Competition.  His play “The Hum” was produced in Hong Kong; received readings by Sometimes Y Theatre in Toronto, NAAA in London, Dezart Performs in Palm Springs, CA; was a finalist for The Herman Voaden National Playwriting Competition; and was published by Level 4 Press in “Regional Best 2012”. His play “William & James” has been produced in Toronto (Theatre Passe Muraille), New York, Montreal and Ottawa with staged readings in Melbourne and Washington. His other plays include "In His Name",  “Sharnoozle!”, which toured international schools in Tokyo, the CBC Radio play “Ice Age”, as well as “I Am Not The One”, “Running - 3 short plays”, and the short film “Coffee Dogs”. Robert is a past Playwright in Residence at Globus Theatre and is currently the Artistic Director of Watermark Theatre in Prince Edward Island.

Robert’s theatre directing credits include "Canada 300" at Watermark Theatre, "Shakespeare's Will" and "Old Times" at the Hong Kong Arts Centre, "Elisa’s Skin" for TEATRELA in Caracas, "The Goat" at the Hong Kong Fringe Club, "La Ronde" for Temple University Japan, "'night, Mother" at the Etcetera Theatre in London and the Dancehall Theatre in Manchester; "Vigil", "The Drawer Boy", and "For The Pleasure Of Seeing Her Again" at the Canadian Embassy Theatre; and "A Doll's House" and "Proof" for Tokyo International Players.

Robert's theatre acting credits include "An Ideal Husband", "Romeo & Juliet", "The Rainmaker" and "The Lion In Winter" (Watermark Theatre); "Macbeth" (Shouson Theatre Hong Kong), "The Domino Heart" and "Problem Child" (Canadian Embassy Theatre, Tokyo), "True West" (Akasaka Playbox, Tokyo), "The Qualities of Zero", "Ines de Castro", "Total Body Washout", and "Romeo & Rosaline" (Tarragon Theatre's Extra Space), "Othello" (Persephone Theatre), "The Grey Zone" (Poor Alex Theatre) and "Three Days of Rain" (Sudbury Theatre Centre).