Warren Sulatycky

Warren Sulatycky is a Gemini-nominated (Canada’s Emmy) and Dora (Toronto, Canada) Theatre Award winning interdisciplinary artist and writer working in the visual arts, film/video/television, theatre, photography, and performance. Most recently, Warren wrote, directed, and produced his second feature film “Jasmine Road". Previously, he wrote, produced, directed, edited and acted in his feature film debut, “April in Autumn”, a selection in Telefilm Canada’s Perspective Canada showcase at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival/Marche. Other creative career highlights include on-going gallery exhibitions of his visual artwork; professionally directing, writing and producing theatre in Canada and internationally since 1985; writer-in-residence at the Factory Theatre and Blyth Theatre Festival; a company member of Robert Lepage’s Theatre Ex Machina for productions in Glasgow, Scotland and the National Theatre, London, England; starred and produced in the off-Broadway US premiere hit of Claudia Dey’s “Trout Stanley”; an alumni of the Directors Lab at Lincoln Centre, New York, and Directors Lab West at the Pasadena Playhouse, Calif. He was Artistic Associate and General Manager of the Theatre Centre in Toronto from 1990-93 and from 2004 to 2008 was Artistic Director of Renaissant Workshop, an interdisciplinary theatre and visual arts space in Soho, Manhattan. He has received awards and grants for his writing and creative projects from many cultural agencies. Warren studied visual art and photography at The School for Visual Arts and the Arts Student League, both in New York and the Toronto School for Arts; theatre at the National Theatre School of Canada; filmmaking at SAIT in Calgary, Alberta; and English literature (BA Honours) from University of Alberta. His interdisciplinary work can be seen at www.warrensulatycky.com.

Works showcased at MENA:

Jasmine Road
In the rural western Canadian cowboy town of Red River, Mac Bagley, a recently widowed rancher in his 60s, opens his home to a fractured Syrian refugee family.