Liam SAlmon

Playwright, Producer, Dramaturge, Educator

With Support From:

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Edmonton Arts Council 

Canada Council for the Arts

The National Theatre School 'Theatre Engaging Communities' Grant

Awards and Recognition:

National Newmarket 10 Minute Play Competition 

Third place for Electra.

National Newmarket 10 Minute Play Competition

Third place for Clytemnestra 

Gladys Cameron Watt Award

As part of the Ottawa Little Theatre's National Playwriting Competition.

Awarded to Watch Me Drown. 

National Newmarket 10 Minute Play Competition 

Second place for Iphigenia. 

Dorothy White Award 

As part of the Ottawa Little Theatre's National Playwriting Competition. Awarded to Fags In Space. 

Theatre BSMT Dweller's Playwriting Competition 

First Place for Silence and the Machine 

Frank Bueckert Prize 

Given to a Drama student at the University of Alberta who demonstrates aptitude and promise in playwriting. 

Alberta Playwright's Competition

Honourable Mention for DIG 

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Liam Salmon is an award-winning queer playwright, dramaturge, producer, and educator based out of Amiskwakahegan, colonially known as Edmonton, Alberta (They/Them). They are a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada’s Playwriting program and their work has been produced across the country. Their work focuses on queer experiences, deconstructing gender, concepts of family, science fiction, horror, and exploring and exploding forms of theatre including classical greek, and interdisciplinary/intermedial forms. Liam was a co-producer of the Alberta Queer Calendar Project during the pandemic, and have been Playwright in Residence at Workshop West since 2020 where they've worked on their youtube-millenial-centric play, Subscribe or Like which was later read as a feature in the 2022 revival of the Springboards New Play Festival. They have worked with Alberta Playwright’s Network as in-room facilitator for the Edmonton chapter of Youthriot, and serve as a regular guest/substitute instructor for the Citadel Young Playwriting Company. Liam's upcoming work FAGS IN SPACE will be presented this year at the Edmonton fringe.