Birgit Schreyer Duarte
2015: Translator of The Physicists. Stratford: Assistant director: Mary Stuart (2013), King Lear (2014). Elsewhere: Director/translator: Purgatory in Ingleton, Kaspar and the Sea of Houses (SummerWorks). Upcoming: Dramaturg/director: Devil’s Daughter (by Kleist-Emerging Playwright Prize recipient Maria Milisavljevic). Director: Little Pea’s Revolution (United Solo, New York). Translator: The Thing (London, U.K., and Toronto), The Test (Company Theatre), Life of Galileo (Small Wooden Shoe). Training: Theatre Ontario Professional Training Program, Directing (mentor: Josette Bushell-Mingo); University of Toronto (PhD, Drama); Munich University (MA, Dramaturgy). Awards: SummerWorks Festival Prize for Outstanding Production; nomination for 2010 Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize; nomination for 2015 Gina Wilkinson Directing Prize. Online: birgitschreyerduarte.com. Et cetera: Literary associate, Shaw Festival. Currently: Artistic consultant and dramaturg, Canadian Stage; Dora juror. Originally from Munich, Germany.