Maja Ardal is an actor, director, producer and theatre trainer.  She received a 2009 Dora Award for her performance in her own play You Fancy Yourself that she performed across Canada and at the Edinburgh Fringe.  Her play The Cure for Everything was nominated for a 2011 Dora Award and was also performed across Canada, and in Los Angeles.   In January 2015 her play, HER2 – with a cast of 10 women – was produced by Nightwood Theatre to wide acclaim.  Born in Siglufjordur in the north of Iceland, Maja received her education in Scotland and came to Canada in 1970. 4th Line Theatre will produce her new play The Hero of Hunter Street this summer.  Maja has taught playwriting at Humber College and for various theatres and communities for 15 years.