Donna-Michelle St. Bernard

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Donna-Michelle St. Bernard
Notable worksGas Girls, A Man A Fish

Donna-Michelle St. Bernard is a Canadian playwright and theatre director.[1] She is a two-time nominee for the Governor General's Award for English-language drama, at the 2011 Governor General's Awards for Gas Girls[1] and at the 2016 Governor General's Awards for A Man A Fish.[2]

Gas Girls also won a Dora Mavor Moore Award in 2010 for Best New Play in the independent theatre division,[3] as well as an Enbridge PlayRites Award from Alberta Theatre Projects and the Herman Voaden Playwriting Competition.[4] Her other plays have included Cake,[5] The House You Build,[6] Salome’s Clothes[7] and Sound of the Beast[8]

Originally from the Grenadines,[1] St. Bernard resides in Hamilton, Ontario.[1] She is currently artistic director of New Harlem Productions.


  1. ^ a b c d "Sex trade fuels gas girls". Montreal Gazette, October 24, 2014.
  2. ^ "Governor-General’s Literary Award short list a serious case of déjà vu". The Globe and Mail, October 4, 2016.
  3. ^ "Actresses who sing dirty songs not excluded; Dora Awards; Louise Pitre, Morris Panych among winners". National Post, June 29, 2010.
  4. ^ "Preview: Gas Girls". Now, November 4, 2009.
  5. ^ "Donna-Michelle St. Bernard's Cake an expressionistic parable of colonialism". 2017-11-22. Retrieved 2020-10-04.
  6. ^ "Theatre company program builds the future; Circle of Voices ready to be heard". Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, February 25, 2015.
  7. ^ "Stage Ignites With Fresh Talent; Three-day theatre festival showcases emerging artists". Calgary Herald, June 11, 2009.
  8. ^ "Review: "Sound of the Beast" brings systemic racism to the forefront in poignant and poetic production | Montreal Theatre Hub". 2018-10-06. Retrieved 2020-10-04.