Canada Council Playwright in Residence
Kat Sandler is a writer, director and the Artistic Director of Theatre Brouhaha, where she has directed twelve of her original plays in the last six years, including Toronto Best of Fringe hits Bright Lights, Punch Up and Help Yourself (winner of the New Play Contest), Delicacy (Summerworks Spotlight Award), and Liver, Cockfight and Retreat (Storefront Theatre). Other directing credits include Big Plans, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, Cabaret, and The Goat, or Who is Sylvia. She was a member of the 2014 Tarragon Playwrights Unit, where she developed, Mustard, which won the 2015 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play (General Division). She was the 2015 recipient of NOW Magazine‚Äôs Audience Choice Award for Best Director and Best Playwright. Kat is a graduate of the Queen’s University Drama Program. Mustard returns to Tarragon Theatre in January 2018, and Kat will direct her newest play, Bang Bang, for Factory Theatre in February 2018.