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Rachel Ditor

Job Title: Literary Manager
Organization affiliation:

Arts Club Theatre Company

Location: Vancouver, BC
Education:

BA English, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
MFA Directing, UBC, Vancouver, British Columbia

Biography:

Rachel Ditor is the literary manager at the Arts Club Theatre. For the company she runs the Silver Commissions project, ReACT: new plays in progress, a theatre production internship with the University of British Columbia, and acts a dramaturg on new plays written for the Arts Club. She is also an adjunct professor at UBC teaching dramaturgy, a former member of the Board of Directors for LMDA, and the recipient of the Playwrights Guild of Canada's Bra D'Or Award for her support of the work of women playwrights. Rachel is also a freelance director.

The Arts Club Theatre is western Canada's largest theatre company, producing a year round season in its three venues, including premiering three new plays annually. Bill Millerd, ACT's artistic managing director, is Canada's longest serving AD and the recipient of the Order of Canada.

Areas of Expertise:

New plays, Shakespeare, teaching dramaturgy, Canadian theatre history, directing.

Languages Spoken:

English

Recent Work:

Dramaturg: Onegin by Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille, The Men in White by Anosh Irani, You Are It by Deborah Williams and Sherry Yoon, In A Blue Moon by Lucia Frangione.
Director: Good People by David Lindsay Aubaire, Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare, How Has Your Love Affected Me? by Marcus Youssef.

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