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BIO > MONICA DOTTOR

MONICA DOTTOR (Older Rose)

is a six time Dora Mavor Moore nominated actor (twice) & choreographer (three times), and a Dora winner as part of the ensemble cast of Margaret Atwood’s play, The Penelopiad. She most recently appeared in the feature film Picture Day, which premiered at The Toronto International Film Festival.  She has also appeared on Rookie Blue, The Listener, G-Spot, and the feature film Camille (with James Franco).

Monica has worked with the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, The Hong Kong Cultural Arts Centre, The Chaing Kai-Shek National Theatre in Taipei Taiwan, and The Chekhov International Theatre Festival in Moscow. Recent theatre roles include:  Petrichor (Kitchenband/Summerworks), The Trolley Car (Summerworks), The Middle Place (Canadian Stage/Belfry/GCTC), Featuring Loretta (Factory), The Red Queen Effect (NextStage), SCRATCH (Factory (Dora Nomination for acting), A Midsummer Night's Dream (CanadianStage), The Overcoat (CanadianStage/San Francisco Critics’ Circle Award, Dora Nomination Ensemble Performance), Chekhov’s Heartache & Chekhov’s Shorts (Smith-Gilmour).

Recent Choreography: A Craigslist Cantata Acting Upstage/Factory theatre - Dora Nomination), The Penelopiad (Nightwood - Dora Nomination), MALARIA LULLABY (Company Blonde/Summerworks), Petrichor, CRASH (Theatre Passe Muraille), The Middle Place (CanadianStage/Passe Muraille/Belfry/GCTC), 2010 Dora Mavor Moore Awards, The Red Queen Effect (Next Stage),The Russian Play (Factory-Dora Nomination Choreography), The Elastocitizens, Suzie McNeil’s “Dear Love” tour, The God That Comes - Hawksley Workman.

Upcoming, Monica has a recurring role on Saving Hope, and will appear on Murdoch Mysteries.