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Maev Beaty

Stratford debut: Goneril in King Lear, Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night's Dream and understudy in The Beaux' Stratagem. Elsewhere: Maev Beaty is a theatre-maker, actor, writer and voice artist. Maev’s most recent stage credits include Passion Play (Sheep No Wool, Outside the March, Convergence); La Ronde, Parfumerie (Soulpepper); Proud by Michael Healey; Civility (Necessary Angel); and Terminus (Outside the March), winner of the SummerWorks Jury Prize and part of the inaugural “Off-Mirvish” season at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. Maev’s “coming-out party” in Toronto was Canadian Stage’s 2008 season, in which she played Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and premièred Judith Thompson’s Palace of the End. Titania, Katerina and Antigone followed and she has since performed in 21 Canadian premières and been a proud member of huge theatre endeavours such as Theatrefront’s The Mill series, Volcano Theatre’s Another Africa (Luminato/Canadian Stage) and The Penelopiad (Nightwood). Awards: Maev is a Dora Award winner (The Penelopiad) and has gathered seven Dora nominations, for performance in Proud, Terminus, Dance of the Red Skirts (Theatre Columbus) and The Happy Woman (Nightwood), and for performance and writing of Montparnasse, which she co-created with Erin Shields and Andrea Donaldson. Montparnasse also won the Enbridge playRites Award., @sheepnowool. Et cetera: Maev is Co-Artistic Director of Sheep No Wool with her husband, director Alan Dilworth, and an Artistic Associate of both Groundwater Productions and Outside the March. Projects created with these companies include the Edward Bond Festival; Passion Play, by Sarah Ruhl; ma jolie and The Unforgetting (winner, SummerWorks Jury Prize), both by Alan Dilworth; Montparnasse and Goblin Market. Maev and Alan are new parents to daughter Esmé Antonia and are deeply grateful to their parents, Mary, Richard, Alan and Elizabeth, for all the ways they have made family life in the theatre possible.