Marjorie is a multidisciplinary artist born and raised in Toronto. She believes in dramaturgy as an active, engaged practice that can have dramatic effect and impact on projects. Her works as a writer for the stage have been performed in the United States, Scotland, Hong Kong, Russia and across Canada. Her full-length works as a playwright include the plays The Madness of the Square, a nanking winter, Tails From the City, as well as the libretti for the operas, Sanctuary Song, The Lesson of Da Ji, M’dea Undone and The Monkiest King. Marjorie is the recipient of four Dora Awards, the K.M. Hunter Artist’s Award in Theatre, the Entertainment World Award for Best New Work, a Harold Award and the George Luscombe Award for Mentorship in Theatre. Notable nominations include the Governor General’s Literary Award for her playwriting debut, China Doll and the Canadian Citizen Award for her work with Crossing Gibraltar at Cahoots Theatre. She has been artist-in-residence with Factory Theatre, Banff Playwrights’ Colony, Tapestry Opera, Cahoots Theatre, Theatre Centre (with 6th Man Collective), Theatre Direct Canada, SUNY (Geneseo, New York) and Theatre du Pif (Hong Kong). Current projects include Lady Sunrise (Factory Theatre) as a writer, and Frost Fair (Common Boots Theatre) as a member of a collective creation.