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John Murrell
Librettist

Biography
John Murrell is internationally renowned as one of the most frequently produced of all Canadian playwrights. He is also a highly respected arts advocate, mentor and consultant. His plays have been translated into 15 different languages and performed in more than 30 countries worldwide.

He has worked as Playwright-in-Residence at both Theatre Calgary and Alberta Theatre Projects, as an Associate Director of the Stratford Festival of Canada, as Head of the Banff Playwrights Colony, as Head of the Theatre Section of The Canada Council for the Arts and since November 1999, as Artistic Director/Executive Producer of Theatre Arts at The Banff Centre. Murrell’s work has received many awards, both nationally and internationally.

OPERA America/Opera.ca Grants Awarded
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GRANT NAMEYEAR
New Works Sampler 2010
Opera Fund/Canadian Opera Creation Fund2009
Opera Fund/Canadian Opera Creation Fund2008
Opera Fund/Canadian Opera Creation Fund2007
Opera Fund/Canadian Opera Creation Fund2004
Opera Fund/Canadian Opera Creation Fund2003
Opera Fund/Canadian Opera Creation Fund2002


Productions
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COMPANYTITLEDATES
Calgary Opera AssociationFilumena2/4/2017 - 2/4/2017
Calgary Opera AssociationThe Inventor1/1/2011 - 2/4/2011
Vancouver OperaLillian Alling10/10/2010 - 10/22/2010
Calgary Opera AssociationFrobisher1/1/2007 - 2/2/2007
Banff CentreFilumena8/1/2006 - 8/6/2005
Edmonton OperaFilumena11/1/2005 - 12/1/2005
Banff CentreFilumena8/8/2003 - 8/10/2003
Calgary Opera AssociationFilumena2/2/2003 - 2/7/2003


Artist Information

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