Contact Tim Carlson at email@example.com
Tim Carlson became artistic producer of Theatre Conspiracy in 2008. He is currently leading the creation of the documentary theatre production Extraction with director Amiel Gladstone (2013 premiere), writing the new play Nine Tenths as an Associate at Playwrights Theatre Centre (Vancouver), and co-curating and co-producing the annual Club PuSh at the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival.
As a dramaturge he developed Best Before with Berlin’s Rimini Protokoll (Push Festival 2009), collaborated with PuSh and Theatre Replacement on 100% Vancouver, and boca del lupo on La Marea in 2011. He co-produced the first English translation and production of Heiner Müller’s Macbeth: nach Shakespeare in 2011 with Conspiracy resident company GasHeart Theatre (Quinn Harris, James Foy) and will conspire on The Saints Project by Erik Ehn with resident artist Jeremy Waller (Craning Neck Theatre) in 2012/’13.
Carlson’s play Omniscience, directed by Conspiracy co-founder Richard Wolfe, was nominated for six Jessie Richardson theatre awards in 2005, including best production. Omniscience was published by Talonbooks in spring 2007 and in German translation in Theater der Zeit’s anthology, Dialog. The translation received a staged reading at Berlin’s Maxim Gorki Theatre in 2006 and was produced by Theater Magdeburg in 2007. The play premiered in the U.S. at Stage Left in Chicago and a Portuguese-language translation was produced by Novo Grupo de Teatro in Lisbon in 2008. The Theatre Conspiracy production of his play Diplomacy premiered at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre in 2006. It was published by Talonbooks in 2009.
As an arts writer and editor Carlson has worked on staff at the Vancouver Sun and Halifax Daily News and also wrote regularly for The Georgia Straight, Globe and Mail and Vancouver Review. Carlson is a graduate of UBC (MFA creative writing) and University of King’s College (journalism). He is a member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada.
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Belinda has over 15 years of experience in editorial, design and communications work, plus a love of theatre and the cultural sector as a whole. She performed in musical theatre as a child and some Canadian plays while an undergraduate at York University. Belinda has a B.A. in English from York University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She is also a singer-songwriter and has released two CDs. In addition to managing marketing, publicity, communications design and electronic/social media for Theatre Conspiracy, Belinda also plays a lead role in organizing Conspiracy’s Secret Spaces events.
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Jeremy Waller is the artistic director of Craning Neck Theatre. He is a playwright, director, dramaturg, and theatre whore in general. He is currently an associate artist with Playwrights Theatre Centre, and an Artist-in-Residence at Theatre Conspiracy. He recently directed a workshop production of Monster, the first of the series in The Saints Project in collaboration with American playwright Erik Ehn, combining research into the intersection of non-matrixed and traditional forms with three of Ehn’s Saint Plays, in co-production with Theatre Conspiracy. Other recent credits include directing a theatre installation with images, rock’n’roll and beats, sourced from his play Trunk, at the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival 2012 in Vancouver; and dramaturg and A.D. on Theatre Terrific’s The Bread Project.
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