Brian Quirt

Brian is the Artistic Director of Nightswimming and Director of the Banff Centre Playwrights Lab. With Nightswimming he has commissioned and developed 30 new works, directed national tours of works by Carmen Aguirre, Anosh Irani and Anita Majumdar, led its Pure Research program and created eight of his own plays, including Why We Are Here! (High Performance Rodeo; Harbourfront; Belfry Theatre) and These Are The Songs That I Sing When I’m Sad (Boca del Lupo; Blyth Festival). He is Board Chair and a former President of the Literary Managers & Dramaturgs of the Americas, and Board Chair of SpiderWebShow Performance.


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