Theatre Ontario Playwright Reading Event with Kristen Da Silva
Event Date: Monday Aug. 14th, 2017
Event Time: 6 pm - Doors open to view exhibits, 7 pm - 8:30 pm - Reading
Host: Stratford Perth Museum
Kristen Da Silva was born in Oakville and raised in the small farming community of Nobleton, Ontario. She attended York University, graduating with an Honours degree in Political Science that she has never done anything with. She has a background in improv and sketch comedy development and performance as a founding member of the Vanier Improv Company and sketch groups Rocket-9 and Gazebo Pals. Her small town roots show up in most of her plays, which include Book Club, Five Alarm, Gibson & Sons (winner of the 2016 Stage West Pechet Family Comedy Award), Jack's Lake, Sugar Road and The Sunny Side. She currently lives in Oakville, Ontario and works as a playwright and actor. Recent productions of Kristen’s work include Book Club put on by Paladin Productions in South Carolina (US) and Gibson & Sons by the Milton Players. This year she will have two world premieres, the first of which being Five Alarm at the Port Stanley Theatre Festival from July 26th to August 12th, which will be showing again at the Lighthouse Festival Theatre from August 23rd to September 9th. Her second world premiere of 2017 will be Sugar Road, playing at Theatre Orangeville from October 19th to November 5th.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
Cost: Free/Reading, $7/A, SR/ST/$6, CH/12 and younger/$5, $20/Family (To view exhibits)
Location: Stratford Perth Museum, Stratford, 4275 Huron Street, Stratford
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