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Rouvan Silogix is a queer, mixed-race (Pakistani / Tanzanian) writer, director, actor, producer, and classical pianist who has worked professionally in New York City and Karachi prior to Toronto. During his time in Toronto he has notably worked at the SummerWorks Festival twice – 2017 as a director (NOW Rating: ‘NNNN’, and awarding in 3-categories), and 2018 as a performer, producer, and assistant director for “The Private Life Cabaret” (directed by Esther Jun, adapted by Ted Witzel & Susanna Fournier). He was also writer and director of “Grab ‘Em By The Pussy; Or How To Stop Worrying & Love The Bomb”, playing at the TPM Backspace in Oct 2017, Susan G. Cole of NOW writing “You won’t be bored for a second. And Rouvan Silogix is a gifted talent. You’ll walk out not knowing what hit you”. He is a multiple grant-winning playwright, and part of Factory Theatre’s Writer-In-Development program (The Foundry) for 2018-2019. During his time in NY, he notably worked with the Brooklyn Lyceum, Ugly Rhino NYC, The NY Neo-Futurists, Drunk Shakespeare NYC, and the Horse Trade Theater Group. In Karachi he worked under Pakistani-icon Zia Mohyuddin at the National Academy For Performing Arts adapting works of the Sufi-poet Rumi.

  • 2020 Dora Juror, General Theatre
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