"Born in Montreal, Lorena Gale is an award winning actress, director and writer. Her first play, Angelique, had its American premiere at the Detroit Repertory Theatre, and off-Broadway at Manhattan Class Company Theatre, where it was nominated for 8 Audelco Awards. Her What Colour is Black: Art, Politics and Racial Identity premiered in the Halfbred Performance Series at The Grunt Gallery. Her most memorable stage performances include Normal Jean in The Coloured Museum, and Hecuba in Age of Iron at the Firehall Theatre, for which she received a Jesse Richardson Award. Je me souviens was nominated for three Jessie Richardson Awards in 2000: Best Actress, Best Direction and Best Production. Je me souviens was also nominated for the Govenor General's Award for Drama." - Talonbooks promotional copy, 2004

[BCBW 2004] "Theatre" "Afro-Canadian"