Plays written by students and teachers from the Sears Ontario Drama Festival.
Since its inception, students and teachers from across Ontario have been writing new, original plays to showcase their talents at the Sears Ontario Drama Festival, the province’s largest and most prestigious student theatre festival. Collected here are eight of the best from the past ten years, including:
The Disposables by Jennifer Benson, Emily Tisi, and Cassandra Van Wyck
Enter My Goddess by Carmela Arangio, Marguerite Jack-Vermey, and the ensemble of soothemysisters Productions
How Nous Avons Met by John Anthony Nabben
The Impressionist Wing by Mia Rose Yugo
Leaving Hope by BJ Castleman
Pie in the Sky by Livia Berius
We All Fall Down by Brenna McAllister
Whitechapel, book and lyrics by Maya Bielinski, music by Donald Rankin and Charles Hoppner
This unique and exciting collection is a must-have for all drama teachers and drama enthusiasts.
Wayne Fairhead was a teacher for thirty-eight years, teaching and advising at all levels. He has been the executive director of the Sears Ontario Drama Festival since 1991 and was the consulting director of educational services for the Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People in Toronto from 2006 to 2007.
Jane Gardner is the general manager of Carousel Players, a TYA touring company located in St. Catharines, Ontario. She previously managed the Blyth Festival and the Great Canadian Theatre Company, and is a former executive director of Theatre Ontario.