Geoffrey Simon Brown

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Geoffrey Simon Brown (born October 15, 1989 in Calgary, Alberta) is a Canadian playwright, actor, theatre creator.

About

Geoffrey studied acting at Mount Royal College and playwriting at the National Theatre School of Canada.

In 2010, he helped found the Major Matt Mason Collective, a theatre company dedicated to creating intimate, visceral, experimental theatre about and for Calgary’s younger generation. During Geoffrey's time with the Major Matt Mason Collective he has helped produce five world premieres, written three plays, directed four productions, and collaborated on several devised creations. He also served as the director of the collective’s Wildfire National Playwriting Competition from 2015-2017.

Geoffrey made his professional playwriting debut with his play The Circle, which premiered at Alberta Theatre Projects in 2015. It was subsequently produced by Tarragon Theatre and published by Scirocco Drama. The next year, he began a two year residency at Theatre Junction GRAND, leading their mentorship program and creating the play If I Could Tell You Everything with an ensemble of Calgary teenagers. Over the past decade his plays have been performed in Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, and Montreal. Currently he is adapting a new version ofA Christmas Carol for Theatre Calgary to premiere Christmas 2019.

As an actor he has worked on many of the major stages in Calgary as well as some living rooms and basements.

He is the winner of two Betty Mitchell Awards, Theatre Calgary’s Stephen Hair emerging actor award, and Tarragon’s RBC Emerging playwright award.

He is represented by Colin Rivers of Marquis Entertainment

Plays

  • If I Could Tell You Everything (2018)
  • Michael Mysterious (2016)
  • The Circle (2014)
  • Still Still Still (2013)
  • Control (2011)
  • Air' (2011)
  • Destroy (2010)