"Metis playwright/actor, Marie Clements, is building a powerful reputation for her innovative approaches to . . . theatre on aboriginal themes." --Vancouver Sun
About the Author
Marie Clements is an award-winning Métis performer, playwright and director whose work has been presented on stages across Canada, the United States and Europe. A fellowship award from the BC Film Commission enabled her to develop the film adaptation of her stage play, 'The Unnatural and Accidental Women'. She is also a regular contributor on CBC Radio. The world premiere of 'Copper Thunderbird' is the first time Canada's National Arts Centre has produced the work of a First Nations playwright on its main stage.