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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:

Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award - Outstanding Fringe New Work 

For Fags In Space. 

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 

Playwright, Producer, Dramaturge, Educator

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 Playwright in Residence at Workshop West in 2020 where they've worked on their youtube-millennial-centric play, Subscribe or Like which later premiered in their 2022/23 season. Liam's work FAGS IN SPACE garnered rave reviews and sold-out houses at the 2022 Edmonton Fringe, later winning best new Fringe play at the Edmonton Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards.

Liam SAlmon

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