Daniel MacIvor

Daniel MacIvor is originally from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and currently lives in Toronto and Avondale, Nova Scotia. From 1987 to 2007 with Sherrie Johnson, he ran da da kamera, a respected international touring company that brought his work to Australia, Israel, Europe, the UK, and extensively throughout Canada and the United States. Mr. MacIvor has written numerous award-winning theatre productions including See Bob Run, Wild Abandon, How It Works, The Soldier Dreams, You Are Here, In On It, His Greatness and his work has been translated into French, Portuguese, Spanish, Czech, German and Japanese. With Daniel Brooks, he created the solo shows House, Here Lies Henry, Monster, Cul-de-sac and most recently This Is What Happens Next. Mr. MacIvor received Canada's Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama in 2006 for his collection of plays I Still Love You and in 2008 he was awarded the Elinore and Lou Siminovitch Prize for Theatre. He is also the recipient of a New York Village Voice Obie Award and a GLAAD Award for his play In On It. He is currently playwright-in-residence at Tarragon Theatre in Toronto. Also a filmmaker, he is the writer/director of Past Perfect, Wilby Wonderful, the co-writer of Whole New Thing and the writer of Marion Bridge and Trigger. Check out his weblog at www.danielmacivor.com.