Greg MacArthur interviewed by Gabrielle Houle

Written by Gabrielle Houle
Curated by Matt Jones and edited by Sanja Vodovnik


Greg MacArthur is an award-winning Canadian playwright, dramaturg, director, and instructor. For over twenty-five years he has been involved in the creation and development of new work for the stage. His plays have been produced extensively across Canada, as well as in South Africa, Germany, the UK, Mexico, Romania, Hungary, and the United States. They have been translated into numerous languages. His selected work includes: My Testimonial; A City; A Man Vanishes; Horror Story; Kate Bowie; The Missionary Position; Tyland: The Toxic Bus Incident; Recovery; Get Away; Snowman; girls! girls! girls!. He was Dramaturg-In-Residence at Playwrights Workshop Montreal from 2005-2011 and was the Lee Playwright-In-Residence at The University of Alberta (2011 - 2013). He was short-listed for the 2011 Siminovitch Award for Playwriting. He studied performance at Ryerson Theatre School and recently completed an MFA in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies at The University of Lethbridge. He continues to teach, write, and collaborate with artists across disciplines, spaces, and places.