Jordan Tannahill

Last updated: October 14, 2020

Jordan Tannahill is a playwright and director. He has been described by The Toronto Star as being "widely celebrated as one of Canada’s most accomplished young playwrights, filmmakers and all-round multidisciplinary artists"; by the CBC as "one of Canada's most extraordinary artists"; and by The Walrus as "the enfant terrible of Canadian theatre."

His plays have been translated into ten languages. Jordan has won several Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the John Hirsch Prize for directing, as well as two Governor General's Awards for Drama; in 2014 for Age of Minority: Three Solo Plays, and in 2018 for Botticelli in the Fire & Sunday in Sodom.

His performance texts and productions have been presented at venues including The Young Vic, Sadler's Wells, Festival d'Avignon, The Lincoln Centre, the Volkstheater, the Deutsches Theatre, The Edinburgh International Festival, and on London's West End. His films have screened at TIFF, Tribeca, Venice, and other major international festivals.

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