LEAH SIMONE BOWEN, Story and Librettist 

Leah-Simone Bowen is a Toronto based writer, producer and director. She is currently playwright-in residence at the Blyth Festival and has also completed residencies at Playwright’s Workshop Montreal and the Stratford Festival of Canada. Her latest play “The Flood” will be published by playwright’s Canada press in 2018 and she is editing“Black Comedy” an anthology of comedic pieces by writers of colour. Leah was the Associate producer for the Lumianto Festival and the Artistic Producer at Obsidian Theatre, one of Canada’s leading culturally specific theatre company’s from 2010 to 2014. Leah is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s theatre program and originally from Spruce Grove, Alberta.