Artistic Team

Jonathon Young

Playwright in Residence

Canadian actor/writer Jonathon Young has collaborated on the making of over 20 original productions with Electric Company Theatre including: Tear the Curtain! (a film/theatre hybrid for Arts Club Theatre and Canadian Stage), No Exit (a re-working of Jean-Paul Sartre’s play performed in San Francisco at the American Conservatory Theatre) and Studies in Motion (Vancouver Playhouse, Edmonton Citadel, Theatre Calgary, Canadian Stage). In addition, Jonathon has worked across Canada as a freelance actor. Some recent projects include: All But Gone (Necessary Angel, Toronto) The Waiting Room (Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver), The Great Gatsby (Theatre Calgary), Hamlet (Bard on the Beach Festival, Vancouver). Jonathon has collaborated with Crystal Pite on two projects for Nederlands Dans Theater: Parade and The Statement, which was performed at New York City Centre in November 2016. Jonathon is a recipient of the UK National Dance Award and several Jessie Richardson Awards for acting and writing.


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