Rosa Labordé

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Rosa Labordé
Born Ottawa, Ontario
Occupation Playwright, actress, screenwriter
Nationality Canadian
Period 2000s–present

Rosa Labordé is a Canadian playwright, screenwriter, director and actress.[1] She is playwright-in-residence at Tarragon Theatre[2] and Aluna Theatre.[3] Her play Léo was shortlisted for the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play and the Governor General's Award for English-language drama.[4] In 2012 she received the KM Hunter Artist’s Award for Theatre.[5] In 2016 she wrote the first two episodes of the second season of HBO Canada's Sensitive Skin.[6]

Early life[edit]

Rosa was born in Ottawa, Ontario to a Chilean mother and Eastern European father and was raised Jewish. She is a graduate of the Oxford School of Drama in England and the Canadian Film Centre in Toronto.

Plays[edit]

Acting[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Blur Christine Short Film
2002 Doc Joanie Season 3 Episode 3 "Stroke of Luck"
2002 Puppets Who Kill CBC Guide Season 1 Episode 11 "Dan's Umbrella"
2003 Street Time Receptionist Season 2 Episode 6 "Born to Kill"
2005 True Crimes: The First 72 Hours Susan Farland Season 2 Episode 10 "Head in a Bucket"
2005 1-800-MISSING Leah Schaeffer Season 2 Episode 17 "Paper Anniversary"
2006 Bigfoot Presents: Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks Senora Rosa 11 Episodes
2006 At the Hotel Carmelita 6 Episodes
2007-2008 History Bites Various 4 Episodes (Canadian Screen Award Nomination)
2008 Jack and Jill vs. the World Tampon Girl Feature Film
2008 ReGenesis Nina Corba 9 Episodes
2008 Toot & Puddle Estella 2 Episodes
2009 Rick Mercer Report Tory Season 6 Episode 11
2009 The Line Steph 7 Episodes
2010 Unnatural History Sarah Campbell Pilot Episode
2009-2010 The Dating Guy Various 3 Episodes
2011 Against the Wall Jacob's Mom Season 1 Episode 11
2011 InSecurity Tara Season 2 Episode 9
2011 The Lady of Names Rapunzel Animated Feature Film
2014 The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom Pam TV Movie
2014 Dead on Campus Jenny TV Movie
2014-2015 Saving Hope Lana Davis 4 Episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Five Questions with Rosa Labordé". Ottawa Sun, June 3, 2013.
  2. ^ "Rosa Labordé | Tarragon Theatre". "Tarragon Theatre", June 14, 2014
  3. ^ "Staff + Board - Aluna Theatre" "Aluna Theatre", June 14, 2014
  4. ^ "Rosa Labordé's Léo". The Coast, March 20, 2008.
  5. ^ "2012 KM Hunter Artist Awards". K. M. Hunter Charitable Foundation, June 14, 2014
  6. ^ "Sensitive Skin season two enters production". Playback, May 19, 2015.
  7. ^ "Ripening Rhubarb! Crop". NOW, January 31, 200.
  8. ^ "Sugar rush". NOW, July 17, 2003.
  9. ^ "Playwright finds her 'dark night of the soul'". Toronto Star, February 15, 2010.
  10. ^ "True: A Shakespearean take on dementia". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2016-12-26. 
  11. ^ "What to Catch at the 33rd Annual Rhubarb Festival". Torontoist, February 7, 2012.

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