Damien Atkins is an actor and playwright who was born in Australia and grew up in Edmonton. As author and performer, his work includes the solo shows miss chatelaine, Real Live Girl, and We Are Not Alone, as well as the full-length plays Good Mother, Lucy, and The Mill, Part Four: Ash.
He has been playwright-in-residence at the Canadian Stage Company, Factory Theatre, Crow's Theatre, and at the University of British Columbia. He is the recipient of four Dora Mavor Moore Awards and six additional nominations for acting and writing. Damien is a member of the Theatrefront Ensemble and a former guest instructor at the National Theatre School. He makes his home in Toronto.