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Maev Beaty

hungry and hunting for Humanity, Humility, Humour and Hedonism.

Maev Beaty is a critically-acclaimed actor, writer and voice-over artist: originating roles in 23 Canadian Premieres (Hannah Moscovitch’s Bunny, Kate Hennig’s The Last Wife, Judith Thompson’s Palace of the End, Sharon Pollock’s Angel's Trumpet); co-writing and starring in award-winning theatre (Secret Life of a Mother, Montparnasse, Dance of the Red Skirts); performing in ensembles of epic theatre endeavours (Sheep No Wool/Outside the March/Convergence’s Passion Play, Nightwood’s Penelopiad, Volcano’s Another Africa, TheatreFront’sThe Mill); and interpreting lead classic roles across the country and over five seasons at the Stratford Festival (King Lear, She Stoops to Conquer, Midsummer Night’s Dream). She is a Toronto Theatre Critics’ Award winner, three-time Dora Award winner and ten-time Dora nominee in both performance and writing, referred to as "the excellent Maev Beaty" in the New York Times. Her film debut (Mouthpiece) was Special Presentations Opening Film at 2019 TIFF.

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It’s Important to Have Your Community
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It’s Important to Have Your Community

24 April 2019

Toronto performers Maev Beaty and Bahia Watson discuss being women in theatre, covering everything from the differences between male-led rooms and female-led ones, being a pawn in a director’s work, creating safe environments, and more.