Originally from Okotoks, Alberta, Eva Barrie is a Dora Award-winning actor, director, and creator. Ruff. She has been the playwright in residence at Theatrefront, in the Factory Theatre Natural Resources creation group as well as their Bedrock Creator’s Initiative, and her work has been commissioned by Tarragon Theatre. Her writing has been supported by Fu-GEN Theatre, Tarragon Theatre, The Theatre Centre, Theatre Smith-Gilmour, Theatre Gargantua, DaPoPo Theatre, Shakespeare in the Ruff, Theatrefront, Factory Theatre, the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts. She is a graduate of Toronto Metropolitan University.