Specialties: General Theatre, Shakespeare, Script Analysis/Dramaturgy
Calgary born, Dartmouth NS based Shelley Thompson trained at RADA (UK). Theatre includes: National Theatre (UK), West End (UK), Shaw Festival, Neptune, regional – Canada and UK. Television: Trailer Park Boys, (Barb Lahey), 63 eps Mike and Angelo (UK, Thames), also: Rookie Blue, Haven, Eastenders. Films/MOW’s inc: Labyrinth, Blessed Stranger, Just Like a Woman. Journalism for Halifax’s Chronicle Herald and CBC radio. Playwright: A Kind of Faith (2004), Leaving Wonderland (2013), several children’s plays inc Belinda the Bicycle Witch, Bluenose Billy, Lost and Found.
Short stories inc: Bowls of Cheer(Nimbus Christmas Anthology) broadcast nationally Christmas 2011/12 with Chris Palmer’s score performed by Blue Engine String Quartet. Short film DAWG shooting November 2014. Leaving Wonderland (play) programmed by LunaSea Theatre HFX for 2014/15, currently being adapted for screen. New play (Fear, A Novel: A Play) in development through The Furnace, LunaSea’s incubation program. Finalist in the Atlantic WRiting Competition 2014 – Poetry section for ADA.
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