David Copelin’s dark comedy Bella Donna won the New Play Award at the 2005 Toronto Fringe Festival. His translation of Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi has been widely produced, most notably at the Shaw Festival and Yale Repertory Theatre. David’s other original plays include The Angel Capone, A Clean Breast, A Skeleton for Susan, Hitler Goes to Heaven, Mind Over Matter, Quite Contrary, Trojans for Tots, and Wife Insurance. As a dramaturg, David has worked at the Mark Taper Forum, New Dramatists, Arena Stage, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and freelance. David is a graduate of Columbia University and the Yale School of Drama, and an active member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada, the Dramatists Guild of America, and Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas. He currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, and is represented by Michael Petrasek at Kensington Literary.