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Michael Miller
Playwright

2009 Chicken Grease is Nasty Business!


Michael’s play Sweating Sugar was recently produced as part of Factory’s Theater’s Cross Current Festival. Touch the Sky and In the Freedom of Dreams, the Story of Nelson Mandela were produced at the Lorraine Kimsa Theatre where he has been the playwright in residence a few times over the years. His play El Paso also had its world premiere at Factory Theater. A Patchwork Quilt was produced in Great Britain where it was shortlisted for the Writers Guild award for excellence in playwriting. His play Birds of Feather won the prestigious Chalmers Award for playwriting and his first play The Power of Harriet T has toured across Canada. Michael has been the recipient of numerous grants from all levels of government. He is the former Administrator of Obsidian Theatre and former Artistic Director of Theatre Fountainhead. Chicken Grease is Nasty Business! was developed through the Play Creation program at Canadian Stage.