BEVIN DOOLEY - Playwright, Producer

Bevin Dooley is a Sterling Award-nominated playwright and dramaturg. She holds both a Bachelor of Arts in Drama from the University of Alberta and a Master of Fine Arts in Playwriting from The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art/Trinity College Dublin. She is author of The Drowned (Peep Show! 2018), Slack Tide (Edmonton Fringe 2017; nominated for Outstanding Fringe New Work at the 2018 Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards) and Deadstock (2016 Alberta Playwriting Competition’s Novitiate Prize). Her work has been presented at the SkirtsAfire Festival, the Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival, the Serca Festival of Irish Theatre, Script Salon, and the Tiger Dublin Fringe Theatre Festival. Bevin is a past member of the RBC Emerging Artists Mentorship Program at Alberta Playwrights’ Network and of the Citadel Theatre Playwrights’ Forum, and is currently one of the Playwrights-In-Development at Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre. In addition to her work as a playwright, Bevin also works as a dramaturg, and has assisted in the development of new plays through the University of Alberta’s New Works Festival, Alberta Playwrights’ Network, and Alberta Opera Touring Association. She is eager beyond measure to bring IN CAMERA to life at Found Fest 2019.

Fun fact: Bevin cannot whistle or snap the fingers of her left hand; neither is for lack of trying.