Colleen Curran is a Montreal playwright, novelist, CBC dramatist, actor, performer, and screenwriter. Her plays have been widely produced across Canada and the United States. Her comedies, which premiered at the Blyth Festival, include Cake-Walk, Moose County, Miss Balmoral of the Bayview, Local Talent, Ceili House, and Villa Eden. Her play Sacred Hearts, which she adapted for CBC Morningside, won an International Gabriel Award. Her novels include Overnight Sensation and Guests of Chance. She was Playwright in Residence at Centaur Theatre and is Co-Artistic Director of the Triumvirate Theatre Company. She has taught playwriting all over North America and taught a Comedy Workshop at the National Theatre School of Canada.