#12 – Ruth Lawrence

Ruth Lawrence’s work as an artist has taken her to Ireland, France, the US, and across Canada. As Artistic Director of White Rooster Theatre, a company in its 16thyear, she produces the work of women writers, garnering accolades and presentations across Canada.She is co-founder and coordinator of the Women’s Work Festival, now celebrating 10 years of developing new plays by women, the festival has a proven record as a successful springboard to production for women playwrights.As a filmmaker, her short films have screened, won awards and nominations across Canada and the US.Ruth won the Joan Orenstein Best Actress Award for Clipper Gold at the 2011 Atlantic Film Festival and the RBC Michelle Jackson Award for Emerging Filmmaker in 2011 for Two Square Feet starring Jeanne Beker. She was named the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council’s Artist of the Year for 2011 and in was honoured with the Queen’s Jubilee Medal in 2013. Since 2014, she has produced three award-winning short films for Blue Pinion Films and co-produced her first feature Hunting Pignut (Pope Productions), all with women as writer/directors. Ruth is the co-creator and director of the 5-episode webseries Buy the Boards.She directed her first music video, Bounce Back, in 2015 with award-winning artists The Once and The Swinging Belles (Nine Island Productions). Visit www.whiteroostertheatre.com, www.bluepinionfilms.com (or our Youtube Channel), and www.womensworkfestival.ca to see some of this work.

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