Judith Thompson

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Professor College of Arts School of Fine Art and Music Guelph, Ontario juditht@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 58750

Bio/Research

Dr. Thompson is a widely recognized playwright, director, screenwriter, actor and producer, with work that has been praised by critics throughout her career.

Thompson has published works in a variety of media. Her plays include "The Crackwalker", "White Biting Dog", "I Am Yours", "Lion ...


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Bio/Research

Dr. Thompson is a widely recognized playwright, director, screenwriter, actor and producer, with work that has been praised by critics throughout her career.

Thompson has published works in a variety of media. Her plays include "The Crackwalker", "White Biting Dog", "I Am Yours", "Lion in the Streets", "The Yellow Canaries", "Sled", "Perfect Pie", "Habitat", "Enoch Arden in the Hope Shelter", "Palace of the End", and "Body and Soul". Her featured films are "Lost and Delirious", "Perfect Pie", and "I Am Yours" and her television movies include "Turning to Stone", and "Life with Billy". Her radio plays are "Tornado", "A Big White Light", "Quickening", "A Kissing Way", "Sugarcane", and "The Gliding". Thompson's two additional plays include, "Such Creatures" (Passe Muraille, Jan/Feb ’10) and "Blue Rivers" (Can Stage Commission).

Thompson’s creativity and intriguing work have been awarded numerous times. Awards include Officer of the Order of Canada, 2 Governor General Awards, Toronto Arts Award, 2 Chalmers Awards, Walter Carsen Performing Arts Award, and the Susan Smith Blackburn Award for a Woman Writing in English.

Thompson completed her BA in English at Queen’s University then went on to pursue acting at the National Theatre School of Canada and graduated shortly after.


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Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

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Media Relations

Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

Angela Mulholland
angela.mulholland@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56982

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