Marie Clements

Marie Clements (Metis/Dene) is an award-winning writer, director and producer who has carved her brand of independent story-making in a variety of mediums including film, t.v., radio, and live performance. Her fifteen plays including Copper ThunderbirdBurning Vision, and The Edward Curtis Project have been presented on some of the most prestigious stages for Canadian and international work including the Festival de Theatre des Ameriques/Montreal, The National Arts Centre, The Magnetic North Festival/Ottawa and The Push International Performance Festival/Vancouver. Her work has garnered numerous awards and publications including the 2004 Canada- Japan Literary Award, and two prestigious Governor General’s Literary Award nominations for Burning Vision and Copper Thunderbird. Of late, her libretto Missing produced by City Opera and Pacific Opera premiered in Vancouver and Victoria winter 2017, and her play The Unnatural and Accidental Women, will open the first Indigenous theatre season at the National Arts Centre this September 2019. red diva projects artistic directed by Marie Clements is inspired to create stories that encircle artists of all disciplines who are willing to answer the call for social change through artistic expression.


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