Marjorie Chan – Librettist
K.M. Hunter Artist Award Recipient Marjorie Chan is a multi-disciplinary theatre artist based in Toronto. As a playwright, her works have been performed in Canada, Scotland, the United States, Hong Kong, and Russia. Marjorie’s playwriting debut, China Doll, was nominated for a Dora (Outstanding New Play), as well as the Governor General’s Literary Award. Her other full-length plays include a nanking winter and The Madness of the Square, and in the garden, two suns. As a librettist, Marjorie’s work includes Mother Everest, as well as Sanctuary Song, both with composer Abigail Richardson. Sanctuary Song was recognized with a Dora Award for Outstanding New Opera. She has been in residence with Tapestry New Opera, Cahoots Theatre Company, Theatre Direct Canada, SUNY (Geneseo, New York), and Theatre du Pif (Hong Kong).