Boca del Lupo is thrilled to welcome our new Resident Emerging Artist, Veronique West!
Veronique is a playwright, dramaturg, and educator living on unceded Musqueam, Squamish and Tseil-Waututh territories. She is currently an Associate at Playwrights Theatre Centre and the Devised Writing Teacher at Green Room Theatre, which promotes the artistic and social development of youth. Her plays include: Intrusion (winner of Tarragon Theatre’s 20/20 Playwriting Competition), Marrow (Resounding Scream Theatre/Alley Theatre) and Where the Devil Can’t Go (in development with Playwrights Theatre Centre). As a dramaturg, she has worked for the Arts Club Theatre Company, Playwrights Theatre Centre, Neworld Theatre, South Asian Arts Society, Alley Theatre, Resounding Scream Theatre, rEvolver festival and festiVALT (in Kraków). She is a member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada as well as the Literary Managers & Dramaturgs of the Americas. Veronique is also passionate about the intersection of art and mental health. She provides peer support to people recovering from eating disorders through the Looking Glass Foundation’s Hand in Hand program and seeks to facilitate creative processes that prioritize mental health.