Dana Puddicombe

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Dana Puddicombe is an actress and writer originally from Newfoundland.


Puddicombe has a BFA in Fine Arts Theatre from Memorial University of Newfoundland.

She has worked with RCA, c2c, White Rooster, The Gros Morne Theatre Festival, Jack 5 Oh! Productions, Lyndesfarne Theatre Projects, Magnetic North Theatre Festival, and SummerWorks Performance Festival. She writes stories for her blog Roxy Moss and has performed her own comedy writing at The Comedy Bar and for CBC Radio.

In 2015, Puddicome played Jenny in George F. Walker's Dead Metaphor at Theatre Aquarius, followed by a collaboration with Crazy Lady Productions to bring two premiere George F. Walker plays to the stage of Theatre Passe Muraille in Toronto. Parents Night (Toronto premiere) and The Bigger Issue (world premiere) are a double bill that are part of a series of real-time Walker plays set in classrooms and focused on the dynamics and struggles between parents and teachers.

She was the recipient of the Maxim Mazumdar Scholarship and the Tommy Sexton Memorial Scholarship. She was the Theatre representative for Newfoundland and Labrador for the National Arts Program in conjunction with the 2001 Canada Games.

Television and Radio

  • Republic of Doyle (CBC)
  • Rookie Blue (Global/ ABC)
  • Murdoch Mysteries (CBC)
  • Afghanada (CBC Radio)
  • Georgia Drew on the web series B.J Fletcher: Private Eye (Bee Charmer Productions)

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