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Diane Flacks is a writer/actor, story editor and mentor. Most recently she wrote and starred in Unholy, her critically acclaimed play about women and religion for Nightwood Theatre, which was nominated for a Dora for outstanding new play, was remounted and which will be filmed for tv this fall and published in 2019. Other plays include Waiting Room, Bear With me, Random Acts, Myth Me, By a Thread, SIBS and Care with Richard Greenblatt, Gravity Calling and Theory of Relatives. Diane writes for TV (including Global/NBC’s Working the Engels, Working Moms (CBC), Baroness Von Sketch Show, Young Drunk Punk, Good Behaviour, PR, The Broad Side, Behind the Scenes, Listen Missy, and Kids in the Hall, for which she was nominated for an Emmy). She has been a long time national parenting columnist for CBC radio, and has been a contributor to DNTO and Tapestry. She was a feature columnist for the Toronto Star, and the Globe among others. She played the lead in the independent film Portrait of A Serial Monogamist, and in Body Politic, for which she was nominated for a Dora. She is currently the supervising producer of Qanuril, an Inuit language comedy for APTN, and is developing a new one-hour tv drama. Newly produced, a new one person play that premiered at the We’re Funny That Way festival, called Guilt.

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