Rachel Ganz is a Toronto-based playwright, essayist, and story teller. She is the co-founder and artistic director of Newborn Theatre, The Odds and Ends Festival and Down Mordechai Productions.
Current projects include:
The Theatre – A web series
Headscape – A novel
Imitations of Healing Humans – A novel
Killyerwife – A Two-Act Musical
Blip – A Freak Show
Something About The Beat of a Heart – A one-act play
Past projects includes:
The Long Run (2012) – A 35-minute one act, one female/two males
Three young siblings wake up to discover that their mother has gone missing.
Plasterface (2012) – A 60-minute solo show
A woman revisits her elementary school and is overcome by the violent memory of a bully and his victim.
Teach Me (2013) – A 60-minute one act, two females/one male
Two high school students catch their teacher masturbating in his car and they blackmail him into teaching them sexual favours.
The Dumb War (2014)-A 60-minute one act, two females
A young woman is forced to share her room with a new adopted sister, turning the space into a battleground for full scale war.
Plucked (2015) – A 90-minute one act, two females/four males
A young woman watches her mother turn into a chicken.
Vacuum (2016) – A 70-minute one act, three females/four males
The day she is meant to escape from an institutionalized home for “upsetting people”, Ever mistakenly murders a room full of women and begins to doubt her right to freedom.