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Stephen Near

Stephen Near

Writer-In-Residence at Same Boat Theatre Company
Playwright, Author, Actor and Voice Actor

Hamilton, Canada

Member Since:
January 2014
Last online:
2 weeks ago
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About Stephen

Stephen is a writer and educator originally from Ottawa. His plays have been performed across Canada at a variety of theatres and festivals. He is a graduate of York University (BFA), the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (B. Ed) and the MFA Creative Writing program at the University of Guelph. He is a member of the Playwright’s Guild of Canada, the Theatre Aquarius Playwrights Unit and is an alumnus of the Sage Hill Writing Experience and the Banff Centre. Stephen is a tutor at Humber College and teaches writing at Mohawk College. He is the recipient of the 2019 City of Hamilton Arts Award for Established Artist in Arts Management and lives in Hamilton with his wife and two children.


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