A graduate of George Brown Theatre School, Brendan has helped create new works with companies such as Small Wooden Shoe, Public Recordings, Convergence Theatre, Absit Omen/Belltower, Unspun Theatre, his own company Single Threat, and The Room, where he is one of three Artistic Directors. He has been nominated for four Dora Mavor Moore Awards for writing since 2008, the K.M. Hunter Artists Award for Theatre, and a 2011 Governor General’s Award for his book Minor Complications: Two Plays. His plays have been translated into Italian and German and been produced internationally in the United States and Italy. Brendan wrote, starred in and helped produce the feature film Dakota, distributed by Mongrel Media, and has also written for the CBC radio drama Afghanada. He is currently a writer and co-executive producer on the new series The L.A. Complex, produced by Epitome Pictures for CTV/MuchMusic and the CW Network in the United States. Brendan has had two plays produced by Tarragon Theatre: Alias Godot and Wide Awake Hearts. He is also an actor.
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