Andrew Moodie

 Actor, Playwright, Screenwriter, director

Bio

Ontario-based actor/playwright/director Andrew Moodie began his playwriting career in 1995 with his first play, Riot.

As an actor he has performed in countless productions all across the country. Some selected credits include; Our Country's Good, Better Living, The Second Sheppard’s Play ( Great Canadian Theatre Company), Macbeth, The Merry Wives of Windsor and Amadeus (Stratford), Whale, Alice, Pinocchio, In the Field of Dreams, the Nelson Mandela Story, ( Young People's Theatre ) Health Class (Dora Award), The Incredible Speediness of Jamie Cavanaugh ( Roseneath Theatre) Nathan the Wise, and Hamlet ( Soulpepper) Master Harold and the Boys (Prairie Theatre Exchange), Othello (Dora Nomination) (Shakespeare in the Rough)

His theatre writing credits include: Riot, Factory Theatre, 1995, directed by Layne Coleman. (1996 Chalmers Award for Best New Play). It has since been performed in Ottawa, Montreal, and Halifax. Oui, Factory Theatre, 1998. Wilbur County Blues, Blythe Festival, 1998. A Common Man's Guide to Loving Women, jointly produced by Canadian Stage and the National Arts Centre, 1999, and has since been performed in Montreal, Ottawa, Halifax and Vancouver. The Lady Smith, Passe Muraille 2000, also remounted in Montreal. The Real McCoy, Factory Theatre 2007, 2008, and has since been performed in Ottawa and will be mounted in St. Louis in 2011. And finally Toronto the Good,  Factory Theatre 2009 which was nominated for a Dora award for Best New Play.

His directing credits include For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf, the Corner, and The Real McCoy.

His television writing credits include an episode of Drop The Beat and his radio credits include Afghanada (WGC award) for CBC.