Playwright and translator

Mishka Lavigne

Last updated: June 6, 2023

Mishka Lavigne is a playwright and theatre translator. Her play Cinéma, coproduced by  Théâtre la Catapulte and Théâtre Belvédère in April 2015, is published by Éditions l’Interligne. During the 2015–16 season, thanks to a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts, Mishka was the artist in residence at Théâtre la Catapulte, where she worked on her play Havre. Her first play in English, Albumen, was recently developed in the United States. Her monologue Vigile, written for Théâtre Rouge Écarlate and Théâtre du Trillium, was staged in March 2017. Current writing projects include Copeaux, based on the work of visual artist Stefan Thompson, with director Éric Perron, and Shorelines, a play in English, with artist Emily Pearlman. Mishka is a member of the English-language playreading committee of the Maison Antoine-Vitez in Paris. Her latest play, Murs, will be given a staged reading at Zones Théâtrales 2017.

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