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Sean Dixon

Sean Dixon is a playwright best known for his work with Victoria’s Theatre SKAM and Winnipeg’s renowned Primus Theatre. He’s written several plays for B.C.’s Caravan Farm Theatre and Ontario’s Blyth Festival, and will be publishing his fifth novel next year with Calgary’s Freehand Books. In 2014, he was nominated for the Governor General’s Award for his play A God In Need of Help, first produced here at the Tarragon. Other plays include The Wilberforce Hotel, The Orange Dot, Jumbo, France (or, The Niqab), Falling Back Home, The Painting, Sam’s Last Dance, Billy Nothin', and The Gift of the Coat. Sean lives in Toronto with his wife, the multi-award-winning documentary maker Katerina Cizek, and a nine-year old daughter whose brilliant, funny, stubborn character inspires much of his current work.