Sean Dixon is a playwright, novelist, and banjoist. His plays include Falling Back Home (Factory 1990, Greg Spottiswood, dir.), the Chalmers’ nominated District of Centuries (1995, Peter Hinton, dir.), The Painting (Factory 1995, Tanja Jacobs, dir.), Sam’s Last Dance (Theatre Smith-Gilmour 1997, Jim Warren, dir.), The Epic Period (Factory 2001, Brian Quirt, dir.), Billy Nothin’ and Aerwacol (Theatre SKAM 1999-2000, Amiel Gladstone, dir.) The Girls Who Saw Everything (NTS 2003, Chris Abraham, dir.), Lost Heir (Blyth 2007, Paul Thompson, dir.), The Gift of the Coat (ATP PlayRites 2008, Amiel Gladstone, dir.), Right Robert & His Robber Bride (Caravan Farm 2012, Courtenay Dobbie, dir.), and FRANCE—or, ‘The Niqab’ (Summerworks 2012, Tanja Jacobs, dir.), A God In Need of Help (Tarragon 2014, Richard Rose, dir.), The Wilberforce Hotel (Blyth 2015, Phil Akin, dir.), The Orange Dot (Theatrefront 2017, Vikki Anderson, dir.) and Jumbo, (Blyth 2019, Gil Garratt, dir.)
He lives in Toronto with his wife, the multi-award-winning documentary maker Katerina Cizek, and a six-year old daughter whose brilliant, funny, stubborn character permeates his current work.