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Stephen Orlov

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Quebec Drama Federation

Stephen Orlov is an award-winning playwright, dramaturge and educator, whose plays have been showcased in such theatre centres as Chicago, London, and Montreal. He began writing as an academic and freelance journalist covering war and social upheaval in Asia. His first play Isolated Incident, co-written with Rahul Varma, won the Juror’s Prize of the Quebec Drama Festival.
Stephen has served as President of Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal, Vice-President of Playwrights Union of Canada, Playwright-in-Residence at Montreal’s Centaur Theatre, and more recently on the Board Executives of Playwrights Canada Press and Playwrights Guild of Canada
His comedy-drama Sperm Count that premiered in London was recently published by Playwrights Canada Press in the groundbreaking anthology, Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas.
Born in Boston, Stephen resides in Montreal and North Rustico Harbour, Prince Edward Island with his wife, internationally acclaimed cellist, Karen Kaderavek.
Stephen taught film analysis courses for twenty years at John Abbott College, where he had served as chairperson of the Humanities Department. He now leads masterclasses and workshops on play writing and script adaptation for theatre and film, most recently for Playwrights Guild of Canada, the Osher Institute at Dartmouth College, the Quebec Drama Federation and Artreach—the National Arts Festival of Saint Lucia.

Books by Stephen Orlov

Double-exposure-cover-1_westmountmag Sperm Count

English

Boston