Thomas McKechnie – Writer
For Tarragon: Debut.
Selected writing credits: 4 1/2 (ig)noble truths (zeitpunktheatre/Why Not Theatre, presented in Toronto, Victoria, Thunder Bay, St Catherines, Vancouver), Remembering the Winnipeg General (zietpunktheatre), The Thirst of Hearts (Soulpepper) Valkyrie (Rarely Pure Theatre 2013, U of T Directing Final Project 2016).
Collective creation: A Wake for Lost Time, there/GONE, A Kitchen Sink Drama ([elephants] collective).
Awards: The 2019 Patrick Conner Ticket for activist engaged arts practice.
Other: Thomas is a lead organizer on the campaign to unionize Foodora Couriers in Toronto with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers who filed for union certification July 31st. He also does environmental/arts organizing with Artists for Climate and Migrant Justice and Indigienous Sovereignty. He does all this while living with multiple mood and cognitive disorders so fuck the haters.