James Wade Resume
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Location: New York, NY, USA
University: University of Calgary
Major: MFA in Playwriting

James Wade Resume

James Odin Wade
Apt 4D, 286 St Johns Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11238
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EDUCATION

University of Calgary Sept 2014-June 2016
• Master of Fine Arts - Playwriting
University of Lethbridge Sept 2005-April 2011
• Bachelor of Fine Arts - Multidisciplinary


PLAYWRITING
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Writer: Full-length play
In Tongues (in development)
• (Announced) Premiere at the University of Lethbridge in March 2020 in Lethbridge, AB
• Reading at Steel River Playhouse in April 2019 in Pottstown, PA
• New play in partnership with the University of Lethbridge and the class New Play Development Workshop, Professor Gail Hanrahan, Lethbridge, AB
• Staged reading in April 2018 in Lethbridge, AB


Writer: One-act play
In Case of Fire
• July 2018 – Finalist in the Arts & Letters international playwriting competition at Georgia College, GA
• February 2018 – staged reading (excerpt) at Theatre Calgary Out Loud
• March 2017 – winner of the 2017 Ottawa Little Theatre National One-Act Playwriting Competition in Ottawa, ON
• June 2016 – workshop and staged reading as part of Lunchbox Theatre’s Suncor Stage One Festival of New Work in Calgary, AB
• March 2015 – staged reading as part of the Taking Flight Festival of Student Work, University of Calgary


Co-Writer/Performer: One-act play (with Jeremy Park)
A Song of Bucephalus
• Upcoming premiere at 2017 Calgary, Edmonton and Regina International Fringe Festivals. Production is the recipient of Alberta Foundation for the Arts Individual Project Grant
• July 2016 - Workshop production presented as part of the Common Ground Festival for Emerging Artists (Search Tower Company) in Calgary, AB
• March 2016 - Workshop production as part of the Calgary Region One-Act Festival in Calgary, AB


Writer: Full-length play
Resistance
• June 2017 – Finalist in Kitchen Dog Theatre’s New Works Festival in Dallas, TX
• March 2016 staged reading as part of the Taking Flight Festival of Student Work in Calgary, AB


Writer: One-act play
Helmut’s Big Day
• September 2017 – Produced by Death & Pretzels theatre company in Chicago, IL
• August 2015 - Presented at the Calgary and Edmonton International Fringe Festivals
• June 2014 Winner of the 2014 Alberta Playwriting Competition Grand Prize sponsored by Alberta Playwrights Network


Writer: One-act play
Greetings From Sardineland
• March 2017 – Staged reading by Hoodlum Theatre at Lunchbox Theatre, Calgary, AB
• October 2012 - Produced by Red Phone Theatre at the Motel Theatre at EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts, Calgary, AB
• May 2012 - Staged Reading by Ottawa Little Theatre, Ottawa ON
• Winner (2nd Place-Dorothy White Award) 2012 Ottawa Little Theatre National One-Act Playwriting Competition
• April 2011 - Staged Reading by University Of Lethbridge, David Spinks Theatre, Lethbridge, AB
• Winner of the 2011 University of Lethbridge Play Right Prize (Supported by Terry Whitehead)


Writer: One-act play
WILF
• August 2016 - production by Theatre Genesis in Toronto, ON
• August 2013 - production by Red Phone Theatre at Calgary International Fringe Festival, Calgary, AB


Writer: One act-play
Muse Control
• September 2010 - Produced by TheatreXtra program, University of Lethbridge, David Spinks Theatre, Lethbridge, AB
• July 2015 - Produced by Search Tower Theatre as part of the 2015 Common Ground Festival
• Winner of the 2010 University of Lethbridge Play Right Prize (Supported by Terry Whitehead)



OTHER THEATRE
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Assistant Director
Inside by Daniel MacIvor (written and directed by)
• November 2015 performance at University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

Assistant Director
Helmut’s Big Day
• August 2015 performances at the Calgary and Edmonton Fringe Festivals in Alberta


FILM

Co-Writer: Short Film
The Catch of the Play
• October 2010, 3rd year Simon Fraser University student film, Burnaby, BC

Writer: Feature Film
‘Prov!
• April 2007, 2nd year University of Lethbridge student film, Lethbridge, AB
• Recipient of individual project grant from Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Writer/Director: Short Film
Birthday Boy
• May 2004, student short film
• May 2005 Winner of Medicine Hat Film Festival Annual Video Competition
• Nominated for Best Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Film - YoungCuts Film Festival 2006

TRAINING/RESIDENCIES

• Visiting Artist at the University of Lethbridge (class: New Play Worskhop) (2018)

• Urban Curves’ Playwriting Master Class with Colleen Murphy (2013)

• Facing The Re-Write with Robert O’Hara (Playworks Ink 2013)

• Alberta Playwrights Network’s Playwrights Boot Camp with Sharon Pollock (2013)

• Alberta Playwrights Network’s Playwright’s Circle with Gordon Pengilly (2012)

• Discovering the Unknown Idea with Karen Hines (Playworks Ink 2011)

• Play Finding With Daniel MacIvor (Banff Centre 2011)



AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS

• 2018 Georgia College Arts & Letters International Playwriting Competition – Finalist for In Case of Fire

• 2017 Ottawa Little Theatre National Playwriting Competition – 1st Prize for In Case of Fire

• 2017 Kitchen Dog Theatre New Works Festival – Finalist for Resistance

• 2016 inductee into the University of Lethbridge Alumni Honour Society for achievements in playwriting

• 2016 Calgary Region One-Act Festival – Honourable Mention for Outstanding Script for A Song of Bucephalus

• 2014 Alberta Playwriting Competition – Grand Prize for Helmut’s Big Day

• 2012 Ottawa Little Theatre National Playwriting Competition – 2nd Prize for Greetings from Sardineland

• 2011 University of Lethbridge Play Right Prize Supported By Terry Whitehead for Greetings from Sardineland

• 2010 University of Lethbridge Play Right Prize Supported By Terry Whitehead for Muse Control

playwright, screenwriter, educator, dramaturg