Andrea Romaldi is the Literary Manager at Tarragon Theatre, where she has assisted in the development of over 60 new plays in eight seasons, almost 30 produced or slated to be produced, including Governor General Award nominated plays by Sean Dixon, Brendan Gall, Jonathan Garfinkel, Michael Healey, Joan MacLeod, Hannah Moscovitch, and Governor General Award-winner Erin Shields; nine Dora Award Outstanding New Play nominees and one winner; and a Trillium Book Award winner.  She has mentored both graduate students and professional theatre-makers through university training programs, internships, and play development programs outside of Tarragon, and is a regular panellist for the Directors Lab North.  Previously, she has worked with Brian Quirt at Nightswimming and with Maureen Labonté and Neil Munro at the Shaw Festival.  She ran the Alumnae Theatre’s New Ideas Festival for two seasons, and contributed to Canadian Stage’s inaugural Festival of Ideas and Creation.  Andrea also participated in workshops at the National Theatre Society (Dublin) and occasionally contributed to irish theatre magazine while she pursued her M. Phil. in Film and Theatre at Trinity College, Dublin.