"What do you go the theatre for – a massage? It’s supposed to give you trouble.” -Howard Barker
James Odin Wade is a Calgary-based playwright.
His work has been produced or developed through Lunchbox Theatre, the Calgary and Edmonton International Fringe Festivals, The University of Lethbridge, The University of Calgary, Sage Theatre's Ignite! Festival, Theatre Genesis and has garnered awards from across Canada. James serves as Co-Artistic Director of Calgary's Red Phone Theatre and is a proud member of the 52nd Street Project in New York City.
His work explores the primacy of narrative in our lives. It is often funny and a little heavy.
James has recently graduated with an MFA in Playwriting from the University of Calgary. Some of James' work is available to read via the New Play Exchange.
Photographer (Background): Erin Bauer
Photographer (Portrait): Jennifer Fedorowich