Rosa Laborde

Rosa Laborde is a critically acclaimed Chilean-Canadian Playwright, Screenwriter, Director and Actor. A finalist for Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Award, Dora award and Canadian Screen Award, she has also received K.M. Hunter Artist’s Award for Theatre. She is a graduate of both The Oxford School of Drama in England and the Canadian Film Centre and is currently playwright-in-residence at Tarragon Theatre and Aluna Theatre. Previous residencies include the Great Canadian Theatre Company, the Banff Playwrights Colony, the Tadoussac-Glassco translation retreat and Stratford Festival’s playwrights retreat. Her plays have been produced throughout Canada and include: True, Like Wolves, Hush, Leo, Sugar and The Source and she’s also developed numerous television and film projects for Sullivan Entertainment, Rhombus Media, Pier 21, Alcina Pictures, House of Films, Entertainment-One, Frantic Films, Big Coat and Force Four and the networks; CBC, Shaw-Global and CTV Bell-Media. Most recent television writing credits include HBO Canada’s Sensitive Skin and, currently, Five Eyes (a one-hour intelligence thriller created by Paul Gross and John Krizanc) and Killing It, with creator Susan Coyne (Slings and Arrows, Mozart in the Jungle) both shows are with CBC.