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Ellen Denny

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    Pronouns: she/her
    Location: Toronto, Ontario
    Self-Identification: Ellen Denny identifies as a cis white woman of Icelandic / British heritage, raised on Shakespeare, jazz and overly boiled vegetables.


    Ellen Denny (she/her) is a playwright and performer. Her latest play, TAKE CARE, debuted at Here for Now Theatre Company in 2022 and was featured in The New York Times. Her contemporary comedy PLEASUREVILLE premiered at Neptune Theatre in 2019, and was subsequently produced at The Guild Charlottetown. Ellen is co-creator of pandemic rom com FEBRUARY: A LOVE STORY with Emilio Vieira, which was featured on CBC q, played digitally with Magnus Theatre and the Stratford Festival, and live with Globus Theatre. Ellen has also had short works produced by Musical Stage, Driftwood Theatre and Live Bait Theatre.

    Reviews of Past Work:

    PLEASUREVILLE by Ellen Denny
    (produced by Neptune Theatre and The Guild Charlottetown)

    FEBRUARY: A LOVE STORY by Ellen Denny & Emilio Vieira
    (produced by Sudden Spark Collective, streamed digitally with Magnus Theatre and STRATFEST@HOME)

    Watch Digital Work:

    SO YOU, SO I by Ellen Denny
    (6 mins, produced by Driftwood Theatre)

    ABOVE GROUND FLOOR by Ellen Denny
    (20 mins, produced by Sudden Spark Collective)