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Drew Hayden Taylor

Playwright

Drew Hayden Taylor is one of Canada’s leading Native writers and humorists. His unique style of Native commentary and storytelling has struck a chord with audiences not only at home but abroad, leading to his considerable success as playwright, author and screenwriter. Taylor’s plays have garnered numerous awards, including being a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Drama for his play In A World Created by A Drunken God. He has been produced throughout Canada and the U.S. and studied as far away as Germany, Italy and New Zealand. He is a frequent lecturer and speaker for universities in Canada and the U.S. He has also lent his voice to many of Canada’s most celebrated dramatic television series as well as written, hosted and directed documentary and variety programming and served on the Minister’s Advisory Council for the Arts and Culture.